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NHS Choices - Get fit with the Olympics

Get into the 2012 spirit and kickstart your active lifestyle with the NHS Choices guide to taking up sport and exercise, including a video of Dame Kelly Holmes talking about what inspired her.

Find out more on the NHS Choices website


Listed below are a number of tools taken from the NHS Choices website that can help you to guage your current fitness levels and inspire you to become more active.

What's Your Sport?

Find out which Olympic sport you are best suited to with a short psychological and aptitude test. Developed with an expert team of sports psychologists at Loughborough University.

Fitness Self Assessment

Do you think you're fit and active? This simple test will assess your fitness levels and offer advice on what you can do if you need to get active. You can find out about ways to get more active in Leicester and Leicestershire in our Get Active section

Downloadable Fitness Widget

This tool is packed with ideas to help you lead a more active life. Each day you receive a new tip on how to keep healthy as a family, and there are also links to local information and associations.

BMI Healthy Weight Calculator

BMI is good way to check if you're a healthy weight. Use our BMI calculator to check the whole family and find helpful information and advice. BMI is a measure of whether you're a healthy weight for your height.

Health Tips from Olympic Athletes

Olympic athletes past and present share their advice and practical tips on how to have a happy and healthy life in the run up to London 2012.