Other health and fitness resources

Other health and fitness resources

60 Great Short Walks

https://parks.tas.gov.au/things-to-do/60-great-short-walks

​​The 60 Great Short Walks offer the best of Tasmania’s day ​walking opportunities. Whether you want a gentle stroll or a physical challenge; a seaside ramble or a mountain vista; a long day’s outing or a short wander, Great Short Walks has plenty for you. The walks are located throughout Tasmania and can generally be accessed from major roads and include a range of environments.

60 Great Short Walks was produced by the Parks & Wildlife Service, a division of the Tasmanian Government’s Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.

Eat For Health

https://www.eatforhealth.gov.au

The Australian Dietary Guidelines provide up-to-date advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.

The Eat For Health website is administered by the Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council.

Eat Well Tasmania

https://www.eatwelltas.org.au

Eat Well Tasmania offers free information on healthy eating.

Eat Well Tasmania Incorporated is a statewide not for profit organisation.

Healthdirect

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au

Healthdirect offers free health information and advice.

Healthdirect Australia is a national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation.

Heart Foundation Walking

https://walking.heartfoundation.org.au

In view of the rapidly unfolding situation with regards to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) the Heart Foundation has paused all Heart Foundation Walking groups until 31st May 2020. Further updates will follow as the situation changes.

Heart Foundation Walking is Australia’s largest free walking network.

The Heart Foundation is a national health promotion charity committed to preventing heart disease and improving the heart health and quality of life of all Australians.

Safe Exercise at Home

https://www.safeexerciseathome.org.au

The Safe Exercise at Home website shares simple functional exercises and gives ideas of safe ways for older people to increase activity levels while at home.

The website offers exercise advice with easy to follow videos. It also provides the choice to start with some simple exercise programs and then progress to more challenging programs to build up strength and balance.

The Safe Exercise at Home website was developed by physiotherapists from across Australia with clinical and academic expertise. The website is endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.