Today is National Fitness Day and to mark the occasion, Rotherham United Community Sports Trust have been hosting a number of fitness and wellbeing activities, aimed at encouraging as many people as possible to get active.
National Fitness Day is held annually on 21st September and is a chance for people to highlight the role physical activity plays across the UK, helping to raise awareness of its importance in assisting us lead healthier lifestyles through being physically active.
The aim is to celebrate what fitness means to people, promoting that keeping physically active means something different to us all.
These are the events that Rotherham United Community Sports Trust have been running today.
Morning Yoga – 9:00-9:30am
Run-Ride-Row – 10:00-11:00am
Wellbeing Walk – 11:00-12pm
Table Tennis – 11:00-12:00pm
Inclusion football – 2:00-3:00pm
Circuit Training – 4:00-5:00pm
Rotherham United Head of Community Jamie Noble stressed his belief that mental and physical well-being tie in together and says he’s been delighted by the uptake in the activities.
“Here at Rotherham United we hold an individual’s physical and mental wellbeing at the highest importance and we believe that the two go hand-in-hand," he told www.themillers.co.uk.
“It is scientifically proven that getting your body moving has benefits from one’s mental state and as a football prides itself on being the beating heart of our Community we are proud to play a prominent.
“These sessions have been aimed at people across all levels of fitness, to those who find themselves on a sofa in the evenings, to those who are the most active around us.
“It is great to see so many people from different walks of life turn up and fully embrace what we have on offer here.”
You can learn more about National Fitness Day, here.