Run to Help Manage or Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

It’s never been more important to take active measures to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, with a staggering number of us at risk of developing it. This is why Simplyhealth is partnering with Diabetes UK for their Great Run Series.

Simplyhealth Active Plan Launched to Support Runners

Everyday healthcare provider Simplyhealth has launched its Active Plan to help those with an active lifestyle to reach their personal best.

For runners of any level from beginners, those preparing for an event through to marathon runners, the plan can help to reduce the risk of injury by addressing some of those ongoing injuries picked up during hours of training.

Simplyhealth, title partner of the Great Run Series, is committed to helping people achieve their personal best and have developed a plan specifically to support those who lead an active lifestyle including runners. The Active Plan boasts a number of key benefits which includes immediate access to sports massage*, gait analysis through a podiatrist and a ‘Body MOT’ health assessment from a medical professional to give an overview of current health and readiness for running.

The Active Plan is available to UK residents aged 18 to 79. It starts from £14.00 per month. Simplyhealth is offering one month free when you buy a Simplyhealth Active Plan before 31st October 2018. For more information visit

Top 5 Physio Tips to Prevent Injury

Injury doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of being a runner. There are some simple things you can do to avoid being sidelined and physio Jenny Blizard gives us her five top tips.