Steps to Health Videos

How to Use Your Step Counter 

HSE Physical Activity Co-Ordinator and member of the Steps to Health National Project Team, Colm Casey, demonstrates unpackaging, preparation and correct positioning of your Steps to Health Healthy Ireland step counter.

Watch and listen to our fitness expert Shirley O'Shea as she gives tips and guidance on how to walk. It's a very simple form of fitness, it's free of charge and is good for your health.

Follow HSE Senior Health Promotion Officer Ailis Brosnan through a series of easy desk stretches.  It can make a difference in easing any stiffness you experience from long bouts of sitting.

HSE's Ailish Brosnan shows by taking a few minutes out from your busy day to do some stretches how you can boost your energy levels and feeling refreshed.

Along with walking strengthen exercises are a great walk to increase your activity levels. Shirley O'Shea demonstrates some easy exercises for the whole body that nearly everyone can do. All you need it an exercise mat!

Shirley O'Shea Senior Health Promotion Officer in Cork has lots of tips to keep us motivated to keep going during the Steps Challenge and beyond.

 

'23 and 1/2 Hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?' is a ten minute visual lecture by Dr Mark Evans looking at the positive effects of physical activity on our health and wellbeing.


Healthy Food for Life 


HSE National Dietetic Advisor, Margaret O'Neill tells us about the Healthy Food for Life Guidelines and how we can improve our health through what we eat.

Tips to Increase Your Step Count Outside the Workplace 

HSE Physical Activity Co-Ordinator and member of the Steps to Health National Project Team, Clodagh Armitage, gives you some top tips for increasing your daily step count outside the workplace  in your spare time.


Tips to Increase Your Step Count at Work 

HSE Physical Activity Co-Ordinator and member of the Steps to Health National Project Team, Clodagh Armitage, gives you some top tips for increasing your daily step count during the working day. 


The Importance of Intensity in Physical Activity 

'The Importance of Intensity in Physical Activity' is a short visual lecture by Dr Mark Evans looking at why intensity matters in relation to physical activity and introduces MVPA.

Let's Make Our Day Harder


'Let's Make Our Day Harder' by Dr Mark Evans looks at ways we can increase our daily physical activity levels in today's modern world.