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Stay Stronger for Longer MOTs

A Stronger for Longer MOT is an informal conversation with a friendly, qualified fitness instructor to help you learn about your level of fitness to do everyday activities. You will be asked to do some quick and easy exercises which can be used to compare your level of fitness with people of a similar age . The results can be used to discuss how the different elements of fitness can improve your health and well-being and why strength, balance and coordination are important for independent living, mobility and to be able to continue to do the things you enjoy.

We found the fitness MOT very helpful in measuring things like how easily and quickly we could stand up from a chair, how well we could balance and how flexible we were in reaching. The MOT wasn’t threatening in any way and the staff were very encouraging and supportive. As a result we’ve joined a local strength and balance class which lasts for one hour once a week and which we’re really enjoying. The exercises we do are certainly helping our movement, balance and flexibility and are always tailored to what we can manage.”

Rex and Liz Collinson, Cottenham

MOTs are available intermittently throughout the year. Find your free Stay Stronger for Longer MOT near you below. To learn more about how strength and balance exercises help lots of people to keep doing he things they enjoy - for longer, visit 'Stay Stronger for Longer'.

South Cambridgeshire:

There are currently no MOTs scheduled. 

For further information on MOTs in South Cambridgeshire, contact Let's Get Moving Cambridgeshire (South Cambs District Council) or ring 01954 713294 .

Cambridge City: 

On Wednesday 25th September at:

  • The Campus  (opposite the Ping Parlour), The Grafton Centre
  • Free 15 minute slots between 3.00 - 4.30pm
  • Advance booking only. Book your MOT here

Free taster strength and balance classes will also be available between 2.00 - 2.45pm. Book your taster sessions here.  

For further information on MOTs in Cambridge City, contact the Active Lifestyles Team or ring 01223 457532.

Fenland:

  • Wednesday 2nd October: Chatteris Library 10.30 - 12.30pm
  • Friday 4th October: Oasis Centre 10.30 0 12.30pm
  • Tuesday 8th October: St Peters Church Hall, March 2 - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 16th October: Whittlesey Indoor Bowls Club 10.30 - 1.30pm

For further information on MOTs in Fenland, contact Active Fenland or ring 01354 622498

Huntingdonshire:

On 1st October 2019 at:

  • One Leisure Huntingdon - morning times to be confirmed
  • One Leisure St Ives - afternoon times to be confirmed
  • St Neots Library - times to be confirmed

For further information in Huntingdonshire, contact the Active Lifestyle Team or ring 01480 388469

East Cambridgeshire:

There are currently no MOTs scheduled.

For further information in East Cambridgeshire, contact Lets Get Moving (East Cambridgeshire District Council) or ring 01353 616348

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