REDDITCH residents are being encouraged to participate in more physical activity by completing the council’s 30 Days of Fitness Challenge.

The council’s Development Services Team are urging residents to have a go at some sort of exercise for a minimum of ten minutes, every single day, for 30 days, starting on National Fitness Day (Wednesday, September 23).

There are a variety of ways to get more active, whether it be at home, in your garden, in the gym or in your local park, including, going for a walk, doing a home workout with a virtual instructor, attending an exercise class, or doing some gardening.

Residents can keep an eye on the council’s social media feeds for more inspiration on different ways to get active.

The team have created a 30-day calendar for participants to keep track of what they are doing each day. People can download the calendar here.

The Starting Well team will also be sharing ideas and tips to help keep the whole family active throughout next week. On top of this, they will be running a competition to win a Fitness Hamper, including lots of goodies to help you stay fit at home.

Councillor Mike Rouse, deputy leader of the council said: “I’m acutely aware how important it is to get moving more and a 30 Days of Fitness campaign is just one way the council can help our residents.

“I’ve just joined the Abbey Stadium myself and I’m on my own fitness journey having been motivated into action by the ongoing pandemic. I’ll be doing this challenge and I encourage others to get involved to.”