Physical Activity and Diet for Men

On this page, you can access a range of resources on the topic of Physical Activity and Diet / Health Eating.  Please click on the (blue) links below to find out more ...

12 week training programme - to get fit enough to do either a 10km, 5km or 3km run / walk.

Consumer Focused Review of Men's Food Behaviour - full report from Safefood focusing upon men in Ireland (PDF, 1.4MB) or get the Executive Summary by clicking here (PDF, 627KB).

Cycle NI - cycle routes in Northern Ireland for all abilities.

Eurobarometer report on sport and physical activity.

Exercise and Eating for Health - leaflet from Cancer Focus NI (PDF, 1.2MB).

Get Active Your Way - practical advice on how to get active (PDF, 1MB).

Get a Life, Get Active - information, motivation and tips to increase your level of physical activity.

Get Ireland Active website.

Go for Life - older people in sport and physical activity.

How to Make Weight Loss Services Work for Men - Men's Health Forum England and Wales publication launched in 2014 (PDF, 773KB).

Irish Heart Foundation - information on why we need to get active and how.

Irish Trails - trails and walking routes in Ireland.

Little Steps - suggestions for little steps to becoming more active.

Men and Physical Activity - factsheet giving key statistics in Ireland produced by ARK (PDF, 88KB).

Men's Health Week 2010 - the theme was "Men and Physical Activity".

Men on the Move - report on a physical activity programme with men in Co. Mayo (PDF, 2.46MB).

Motivation Weight Management - short articles on weight loss, healthy eating and useful recipes.

The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland.

Outdoor NI - guide to outdoor activities in Northern Ireland.

Public Health Agency - range of publications on physical activity.

SafeFood - advice on healthy eating for people in Ireland.

Slí na Sláinte - scheme developed by the Irish Heart Foundation to encourage people to walk for leisure and good health.

Staying Fit For Farming - a health booklet for farmers in the Republic of Ireland (PDF, 2.1MB).

The Quantitative, Qualitative and Economic Evidence Base for the Management of Obesity in Men - 2014 report from the Universities of Aberdeen, Sterling and Bournemouth.

Walk NI - walking routes in Northern Ireland for both the serious rambler and short strollers.

Weigh 2 Live - practical advice on weight loss, developed by nutritionists from SafeFood and dietitians from the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute.

Workout Builder - a personalised workout builder that helps users to easily create resistance exercise workouts from a collection of over 90 narrated demonstration videos (



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