The benefits of exercise

Get Out and About

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Whether it’s by bike, on foot or in a local park with the kids, getting out and about in your community is as easy as clicking one of the links below.

 

Tips for getting active

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Want to get active but not sure where to start? Follow some of these easy tips and you’ll be well on your way to a more active, healthy lifestyle

Local Equipment

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Healthy Together Mildura Pedometers and Skipping Ropes available for loan.
Skipping ropes and pedometers are available for loan for up to 6 weeks at the following Libraries: Mildura, Merbein, Red Cliffs, Irymple and the Mobile Library. So skip along to your local library and hire some equipment for yourself, your staff or your family. Click here for instructions on how to get the most of the HTM pedometers.

Quizzes and Activities

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Think you are healthy or know all there is to know about getting active? Take some of these quizzes to find out

 

Games

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Staying active can be fun for the whole family! Here are some great games to play to keep you active and healthy

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Walking Maps

Healthy Together Mildura and Victoria Walks have joined forces to map and publish a series of short walks around the region.  Over 33 local walks have been mapped using www.walkingmaps.com.au, with the top 15 featured in printed brochures and at www.victoriawalks.org.au/Mildura/. Click images below for PDF.

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Tools

Health Directory
Need help to get your started? There are a lot of great resources and services available to help you make healthier choices where you live, learn, work and play.

MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is a diet and fitness community which provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals.

Heart Foundation Walking Groups
If you’re looking for a fun, social and easy way to get active, join Heart Foundation Walking today.

Walking maps
Create or discover a range of walking maps and explore Victoria on foot.

Burning Calories
These calculators can estimate your energy (kilojoule) needs, nutrient requirements and the number of serves from the five food groups you need daily.