The "First Step" programme is a series of questionnaires to help you better understand, not only your wants and needs but also your chances of success
It can be difficult to know where to start if you are thinking of making some changes for a healthier lifestyle. A good place to start is to check if it safe for you to exercise especially if you have been sedentary for some time!
Download and fill in the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire to see if you are ready now or if you really should seek the advice of your GP or Practice Nurse before you commit to any form of training regimen or changes to your diet.
Then, when you are ready to make a start, let's get going or. if you are still not sure, get the next in the series of "First Step" to help you with your choices.
The series of free questionnaires are:
Physical Activity Questionnaire - Click here to see if it is advisable for you to first seek medical advice before starting a programme of physical activity
Readiness for Change Questionnaire - You may be willing to change but are you willing and able? Be this is the right time for you to take on a new commitment
Social Support Questionnaire - How much of a help, or hindrance, will be your family, friends and even work colleagues?
Kitchen Makeover Questionnaire - Are you ready to clear out all the junk from your food cupboard?
Food Diary - Keep a check on what you eat and drink each day, by jotting it down