A beginners' exercise programme for the whole family... Are you and a group of colleagues looking for a gentle approach to getting active? Do you need motivation to take that first step?

Images showing the Backside to Trackside Brand LogoBackside to the Trackside sign-up a huge success

Back in March and April of this year as a part of Basildon New Town's 70th Anniversary celebrations, Basildon Council and Everyone Active put out a call for 70 people who wanted to become more active and take part in a one-off free Backside to Trackside fitness programme starting in May 2019. The response has been amazing with many more than the 70 people we originally hoped for having already signed up to take part.

Due to the popular demand for the programme we are making every effort to organise a second Backside to the Trackside programme, to take place sometime in the coming months.

Current programme full - but you can still join our waiting list online

If you would like to be added to the Backside to the Trackside waiting list or informed of any future programmes

We look forward to hearing from you!

First seventy 'Backside to the Tracksiders' start their FREE training sessions

The first seventy 'Backside to the Tracksiders'  started  their 9 week fitness programme in mid May. The programme finale will be  a 5km fun run / walk for all participants, taking place on Saturday 13 July at Basildon Sporting Village.

Updates on the first seventy participants' journey to improved fitness can be followed on our social media pages, see...

For those of you invited to take part in the current programme, welcome to the team! You should have received a confirmation email with all the information you need to get started.

Everyone Active personal trainer, Andy Stead will lead the programme. Andy will run 4 sessions a week at the Sporting Village, each week will focus on a different theme including movement, goals and nutrition.

Session times will be as follows:

  • Tuesdays 09:30 - 10:30
  • Thursdays 19:30 - 20:30
  • Saturdays 11:00 - 12:00
  • Sundays 07:00 - 08:00

Those of you invited to take part in the current programme can book their place on any or all of the above sessions each week by emailing backsidetotrackside@everyoneactive.com.

Participants are encouraged to attend at least one of the weekly sessions plus additional classes hosted by sports, wellbeing and fitness experts from Basildon.

If you have any questions or can no longer attend the programme, please email basildon70@basildon.gov.uk.

In addition to the themed training sessions

In addition to the themed training sessions, Andy will provide training tips and support via video and social media content throughout the programme.

Participants will get free access to the running track at the Sporting Village for the duration of the programme.

Image promoting the Backside to Trackside beginners' get fit programme