Tools to help you move more

Being physically active can help you prevent and manage some of the side effects of treatment, such as fatigue, depression, muscle wasting and risks to your heart health. Choosing to become more active is the first step, but we know it can be hard so we have a range of tools to help you.

Where should I start?

You will receive six email newsletters over the next 12 months containing expert advice, inspirational quotes, case studies and tips to keep you motivated.

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Order a pedometer

We're with you every step of the way. Keep track of your steps with a Macmillan pedometer.

Order free resources

If you don't have one already, order your free Move More guide. Or download a new activity chart or diary.

Hear personal stories

Watch our playlist featuring Ted, Joy and James talking about how physical activity benefited them, and how it can help you.

Watch our exercise DVD

Watch our Move More DVD online, containing activities specifically for people living with or after cancer.

More digital resources

There are lots of other digital resources and apps available to help you become and stay active before, during and after cancer treatment.

The feel good factor I got after exercise was fantastic.

Michaela

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Health walks

Walking is one of the most popular forms of activity and a great way to keep healthy. We work with health walk programmes all over the UK.

Tips to get you started

It’s important to take care of yourself when you start to be more active. Your healthcare team can give you advice.

Activities near you

Several organisations and websites can help you find out what activities are available near you.

Who can help you get active

Talk to your physiotherapist or your doctor before you start doing physical activity. They’ll point you to appropriate exercise programmes.

Apps to help you

There are a number of digital applications that can help you on your journey to becoming more active.