BEEP (Bradford Encouraging Exercise in People) is an exercise referral programme that includes a 52 week follow up support service. We offer heavily discounted exercise options with bespoke exercise plans from your BEEP exercise referral officer.
Physical activity programmes on offer include:
The BEEP referral programme is a physical activity intervention aimed at people aged 16 and above who meet the referral criteria.
BEEP aims to encourage and support individuals to become more active, more often.
You can ask at your local GP practice for a BEEP referral. If you meet the referral criteria, a health professional can complete the referral form and give it to you.
The programme assessments are held daily in GP surgeries and leisure centres across the Bradford district.
During your first assessment we will do a health screening to help make your exercise meet your needs. We will then take specific measures to enable us to monitor your progress over the year such as current physical activity levels, BMI, body fat %, visceral fat %, blood pressure, resting heart rate and well-being score. You will then be referred onto an exercise provider of your choice.
There will be motivational support throughout your time with us, and also text messages, email, health apps and links to online support to ensure you continue your healthy lifestyle.
To access the programme you must meet the following criteria:
Once you have the referral form or want further information please contact the Active Health Team on 01274 435388.