Now that Christmas is over you might be thinking about a new fitness regime or small lifestyle changes.

Everyone knows that exercise and diet can have a huge impact on health and wellbeing and January is a great time to start something new.

That’s why we’ve written the below blog, packed full of tips, ideas and suggestions for living a healthier life.

The activities are a great way to see more of our town and countryside too!


Northwich has a number of great gyms if you want to exercise indoor away from the cold.

Personal trainers can help you hit your goals too and ensure you go at the right pace no matter your fitness levels.

Some gyms also offer deals throughout winter so check them out before it’s too late!


Did you know that you can burn over 200 calories walking for an hour depending on your weight?

Here in Northwich there are lots of parks, waterways and open green spaces just waiting to be explored. Stroll by the River Dane, wander through Vickersway or explore Carey Park – the options are endless.

Head to our Inspire Me section for suggestions on where to go!


Eating healthily may seem obvious but there are more tasty options than ever before if you’re looking to cut calories.

Our supermarkets have extensive, low calorie ranges and our independent cafes and restaurants cater for all tastes and preferences.

Some will even give you advice and guidance on diet and nutrition so head to the high street today!


Did you get a new bike for Christmas? Or perhaps you want to dust off that one in the garage?

Northwich and the surrounding countryside is blessed with a range of diverse environments to enjoy a bike ride.

Woodlands, waterways, off-road trails or country roads; there are endless routes and locations to explore. Check out our Cycling in Northwich page for more information!


Northwich and Mid Cheshire is perfect if you fancy popping those running shoes on and escaping into the countryside.

Our waterways make for a peaceful and calming environment to stretch your legs and the parks can help you escape the hustle and bustle of the town centre.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a recreational or competitive runner either as you can plot your own routes or join the Northwich parkrun group which meets every Saturday morning in Carey Park.

Interested? Head to our Running in Northwich page for more.


Running or cycling not your thing?

Then why not join one of the many fitness classes that take place in Northwich each and every week!

Have a go at Yoga or Pilates for example or even join a sports team and get fit while making new friends. Simply search on Google to get started.