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Physical and mental wellbeing sessions One You Merton recently held it’s first physical and mental wellbeing collaboration session with Merton Uplift – a free integrated Primary Care Mental Health service accessible to anyone living in the borough of Merton or registered with a Merton GP who is aged 18 years or over. The idea of doing joint […]

There are lots of ways to get active outside in Merton this summer! FREE weekly walks! Walk4Life runs free weekly walks all around Merton that last approx. 50mins and are suitable for all ages.  Walking briskly on a regular basis can have significant health benefits such as helping to lower your blood pressure, reduce your […]

Physical activity guidelines UK Get Active in Merton! We all know that we should be active in our daily life, but just how much physical activity should we be doing every week? The Chief Medical Officer physical activity guidelines UK recommends for adults that we should do the following each week: 1, 150 minutes of […]

Active 10 Active 10 and the benefits of brisk walking Walking is the nearest activity to perfect exercise (Morris & Hardman, 1997). When thinking of exercise, most people think of heavier activities like running, but did you know that walking can be just as effective as running? (when done correctly). Brisk walking, which is walking […]

Interview with Project Co-ordinator of Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust One You Merton Digital Marketing Officer Mike Carveth recently went to interview Anna Desogus who is the Project Co-ordinator of Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust.  The interview took place in Morden Hall Park, where the Trust’s office is based: Mike: Hi Anna, it’s great to meet […]

Walking fitness – updated 2022 Get fit through walking The Active 10 app physical activity campaign is encouraging adults to build 10 minutes continuous brisk walking into their day as a simple way to improve their health. This is particularly aimed at those who have an inactive or low activity lifestyle and may find incorporating […]

Bike Week – On Your Bike! One You Merton supports the excellent initiative that is Cycling UK’s Bike Week! Bike Week is an opportunity to promote cycling and encourage people to see how everyone can incorporate cycling into their daily life. Cycling has social, health and environmental benefits and can be a way of getting […]