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Gabriel House
Gabriel House

Live and Move helps residents at Gabriel House to be more active, by setting up a weekly football club.

Fancy wild swimming this year?
Fancy wild swimming this year?

The thought of plunging into icy temperatures is not everyone’s cup of tea. But whatever your thoughts, cold water swimming is popular at the moment...

Alternative Black Friday
Alternative Black Friday

This part of the year is traditionally a time to think about our loved ones and gifting. Giving presents to those we care for is about showing them...

Moving indoors
Moving indoors

It’s safe to assume that we’re approaching the time of year where motivation levels tend to drop, and with the cold weather on its way it can be easy to go off the idea of being active.

Run Talk Run
Run Talk Run

When you’re feeling low, exercise might be the last thing on your mind. But getting your body moving can do wonders for your mind and can help you...

Bridge Arts Project
Bridge Arts Project

As we all know, it’s all very well being told how to be more active, but it’s not always that easy. We need to feel inspired to do so, and what...

Nordic Walking
Nordic Walking

Walking. For most of us, it’s something we do every day without even thinking about it. But the Exeter Nordic Walking Group takes it a little...

ISCA Apollo
ISCA Apollo

As you know, at Live and Move we are huge fans of anything that gets the people of Exeter and Cranbrook moving more and feeling good. But some...

Meet Exeter Leisure’s Michelle Bristowe
Meet Exeter Leisure’s Michelle Bristowe

If you’ve ever attended a group exercise classes run at one of our city’s leisure centres, the chances are that you might have come across Michelle. Michelle works to encourage local people to get more active. Sounds very much like Live and Move!

The Bear Trail
The Bear Trail

If you’re a parent, you’re probably all-too familiar with how difficult it can be to encourage your children to get off their screens and go...

Crunch Nutrition
Crunch Nutrition

If you’re somebody who has recently started to move about more, whether it’s walking the stairs at work instead of taking a lift, or embarking upon...

Life-saving activity?
Life-saving activity?

Les Bright of the Exeter Ramblers has written this week’s blog, telling us how walking in the local area has kept him and his wife, Jane, going through a tough year.

Small Changes Make a Big Difference
Small Changes Make a Big Difference

“So your job, it’s about making people do more physical activity?”
“Erm, no, not really. We’re not in the business of making anyone do anything.”

Silk and Steel
Silk and Steel

I was out walking the other morning, exercising the dog after the school run, and saw in the grass little clumps of dew-laden cobwebs. This wasn’t...

Sharing our Stories
Sharing our Stories

“Why do we have to go for a walk again, Mummy?” my five-year-old son complained while I was digging out the cupboard under the stairs, in the vain...

Exeter Community Wellbeing – Continuing Community Work
Exeter Community Wellbeing – Continuing Community Work

We are now 2 weeks into lockdown number 2 and communities and volunteers across Exeter have not missed a beat.
The Exeter Community Wellbeing hotline (01392 265000, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm) has been active ever since 23 March but prepared for higher call volumes at the announcement of the second nationwide lockdown…

Suzie’s Lockdown Story
Suzie’s Lockdown Story

Our journey… "After being locked down and working from home from March and the children being home I realised that after some weeks we weren’t...

Going the Extra Mile
Going the Extra Mile

The Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation Trust's Staff Challenge is called 'Going the Extra Mile'. The premise of the challenge was to record...

Jackie’s Lockdown Story
Jackie’s Lockdown Story

Jackie, a resident who lives in St James in Exeter, shares how she and her family coped and stayed active with lockdown especially with...

Pilates and Seated Exercise
Pilates and Seated Exercise

Caroline set up a YouTube channel and filmed with her phone during lockdown so she could start teaching free pilates and seated exercise to her...

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