THE new Lord Mayor of Oxford will share movies of himself on the health club as a part of an ‘thrilling’ marketing campaign to encourage individuals within the metropolis to ‘get lively all through 2021’.
Mark Lygo mentioned he could be ‘sharing concepts and alternatives’ with individuals, ‘so everybody can transfer and be extra lively daily whether or not at dwelling, accessing the numerous inexperienced areas of Oxford or taking part in different actions’.
He added: “Everybody can become involved, while nonetheless adhering to security measures throughout the coronavirus pandemic.”
The Labour member on Oxford Metropolis Council mentioned he would emphasise how ‘transferring extra is essential to serving to our NHS by this pandemic and past by bettering our total well being and also will assist in relieving stress on healthcare providers too’.
The town council, which introduced his plan, identified how bodily exercise helps decrease blood stress, improves coronary heart and lung well being, strengthens muscle mass and bones, improves stability, helps weight administration, and will increase flexibility and mobility.
The council additionally mentioned: “It additionally boosts psychological well being by decreasing stress and anxiousness and bettering sleep.”
Mr Lygo’s marketing campaign will spotlight the wide selection of parks and inexperienced areas, sports activities and social golf equipment, and sports activities amenities that Oxford has to supply to assist individuals be wholesome.
Native teams and golf equipment are additionally being invited to ‘Problem Mayor Mark’ to participate of their actions as a part of the marketing campaign this yr, topic to the coronavirus restrictions.
Mr Lygo additionally mentioned he could be sharing movies of himself taking up a variety of actions whereas sporting the Lord Mayor’s Chain of Workplace, together with operating alongside the river and canal, taking part in desk tennis on Manzil Method, volunteering at metropolis parks and outside areas (relying on the coronavirus security restrictions), dancing, understanding on the health club and ice skating.
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