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® 
DO GOOD, GET FIT.
Exercise has been designed out of our lives, particularly in cities. 
As a result, there is a demand for affordable, meani...
30% of us do enough 
exercise. 
11% 
of people in the 
UK are members 
of gyms. 1/3 of people in the UK 
are overweight. 
...
1/10 
people over the 
age of 65 only see 
family or friends 
once a month. 13% of people over 65 in 
the UK say that they...
COACH RUNS:
Nickrunner 
For me, it was a new way 
to motivate myself. 
Running for races, I’d 
done that. It’s like the 
perfect combi...
Veronicacoach 
It’s very helpful. I’m 
often on my own. It’s 
bad when you’re living 
on your own. I’m lucky. 
It’s someth...
GROUP RUNS: 
We run and clear land for a community gardens, move rubble and tidy 
community centres. Group runs are regula...
GROUP RUNS: Who We Work 
With: 
• Individuals / groups • Community projects, charities 
and social enterprises • Social se...
• Reduce isolation and loneliness 
• Reduce depression 
• Improve cognitive ability 
• Improve well-being 
• Reduce falls ...
PROCESS: 
1. Find other interested 
people in getting 
involved. 
2. Check if it’s going to 
work – trial group run 
3. Fi...
1. Show demand 
-10 founder members are recruited 
-20 runners signed up 
-Funding proposal page is launched 
2. Setup 
St...
BATH 
facebook.com/goodgym 
@goodgym 
@goodgymbristol 
bristol@goodgym.org
BRISTOL 
facebook.com/goodgym 
@goodgym 
@goodgymbristol 
bristol@goodgym.org
'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett
'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett
'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett
'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett
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'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett

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This is Chris Bennett from Good Gyms presentation which he gave during the 'Ignite: For Good' evening mySociety hosted on 29th October 2014 as part of the Bath Digital Festival. Description: The story of GoodGym, how we have set up in Bristol, how it works and where it's going in the future.

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'Ignite: For Good' presentation 10: Do Good, Get Fit, Feel Amazing, Chris Bennett

  1. 1. ® DO GOOD, GET FIT.
  2. 2. Exercise has been designed out of our lives, particularly in cities. As a result, there is a demand for affordable, meaningful ways to exercise.
  3. 3. 30% of us do enough exercise. 11% of people in the UK are members of gyms. 1/3 of people in the UK are overweight. 27% of gym members regularly attend.
  4. 4. 1/10 people over the age of 65 only see family or friends once a month. 13% of people over 65 in the UK say that they always or often feel lonely. 50% of people in the UK speak to their neighbours less than once a week.
  5. 5. COACH RUNS:
  6. 6. Nickrunner For me, it was a new way to motivate myself. Running for races, I’d done that. It’s like the perfect combination. I can give something back, do something constructive with my running. “ ”
  7. 7. Veronicacoach It’s very helpful. I’m often on my own. It’s bad when you’re living on your own. I’m lucky. It’s something for him to do and it’s something for me. I look forward to it. “ ”
  8. 8. GROUP RUNS: We run and clear land for a community gardens, move rubble and tidy community centres. Group runs are regular, sociable and open to all abilities.
  9. 9. GROUP RUNS: Who We Work With: • Individuals / groups • Community projects, charities and social enterprises • Social sector Organisations and companies.
  10. 10. • Reduce isolation and loneliness • Reduce depression • Improve cognitive ability • Improve well-being • Reduce falls • Increased physical activity • Increased motivation to exercise • Sustainable exercise • Sense of achievement • Reduced depression WHAT WE ACHIEVE:
  11. 11. PROCESS: 1. Find other interested people in getting involved. 2. Check if it’s going to work – trial group run 3. Find out if there is support and demand.
  12. 12. 1. Show demand -10 founder members are recruited -20 runners signed up -Funding proposal page is launched 2. Setup Start location is chosen Startup funding is confirmed PROCESS: 4.Go! The project is live. Regular weekly runs begin. 3.Startup Recruitment process is held for trainer Start date is set Trainer is trained by GoodGym Area website is launched
  13. 13. BATH facebook.com/goodgym @goodgym @goodgymbristol bristol@goodgym.org
  14. 14. BRISTOL facebook.com/goodgym @goodgym @goodgymbristol bristol@goodgym.org

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