“Do Something Active” is a peer led, all female project which focuses on challenging traditional gender norms by equipping girls and young women with the ability to become peer health educators in their clubs and communities. In addition, the project will encourage young women to become more physically active; try a new activity; participate in education sessions aimed at promoting the benefits of a healthy diet, exercise and developing community leadership skills all while having fun.
Gender inequality is entrenched in our society and results in poor health outcomes for young women. To address this issue, our “DSA” is an innovative, peer-to-peer education model where young women in deprived areas of Belfast are trained & equipped to directly inspire, influence and inform their peers about important health issues including exercise, nutrition, resilience and physical and emotional well-being

Based in the Greater Belfast area our Do something Active project will equip young girls to become ‘Health Champions’ and improve healthy behaviours and practices in their youth clubs and communities.
The project will encourage young girls to become more physically active; try a new activity; participate in education sessions aimed at the benefits of healthy diets and exercise; develop leadership skills, all while having fun. 

See some of our fantastic video demonstrations by our amazing project youth workers, this sections enables young people to revisit project information, master techniques and enhance their skills

Do Something Active, Nicola’s Physical Activity Week 3

Do Something Active, Nicola's Physical Activity Week 3   Do Something Active, Nicola's Physical Activity Week 3

Mexican Theme Burrito Bowl & Tres Leches Cake

Mexican Theme Burrito Bowl & Tres Leches Cake

Thai Green Curry & Coconut Lemon Sorbet

Do Something Active Thai Green Curry & Coconut Lemon Sorbet

Egg McMuffin & Pizzas

Egg McMuffin & Pizzas by The Do Something Active Team

Do something active Physical Activity Week 4

Physical Activity Week 4

Steak Casserole Tutorial by The Do Something Active Team

Steak Casserole Tutorial by The Do Something Active Team

Peanut Butter Cookies by The Do Something Active Team

Peanut Butter Cookies by The Do Something Active Team

French Cooking Theme Tutorial – Ratatouille & Custard Tart

French Cooking Theme Tutorial – Ratatouille & Custard Tart

5 Min Lazy Workout, with Tanya from The do Something Active Team

5 Min Lazy Workout, with Tanya from The do Something Active Team 5 Min Lazy Workout, with Tanya from The do Something Active Team

Nicola’s Nutrition Week 2 Chicken Enchilada

Nutritional video - Chicken Enchilada - Nicola.- Avoid your weekend fast food binge by getting involved in our Fake-Away Friday initiative. This weeks option is our wholesome and Chicken Enchilada recipe. NICOLA’S NUTRITION WEEK 2 CHICKEN ENCHILADA

Tanya Packed Lunches Tutorial

Tanya Packed Lunches Tutorial Tanya Packed Lunches Tutorial, another of our fantastic video demonstrations by our amazing project youth workers, this sections enables young people to revisit project information, master techniques and enhance their skills" Tanya Packed Lunches Tutorial

Nutrition Week 1 – Salt and Chilli Chicken- Starring Nicola

Nutritional Video Salt and Chilli Chicken with Nicola. Another of our fantastic video demonstrations by our amazing project youth workers, this sections enables young people to revisit project information, master techniques and enhance their skills.   Nutrition Week 1 - Salt and Chilli Chicken- Staring Nicola

Tanya – Mindful Mondays

Physical Activity - Tanya - "Mindful Mondays in full flight with a brilliant demonstration video by Tanya. Taking time to focus on breathing, relaxing your body and letting your worries pass through the medium of physical movement. Try these out and let us know what you think" Tanya - Mindful Mondays

Nicola Physical Activity Week Two

Nicola's physical activity video week two "Exercising is a key component to the maintenance of both mental and physical health. Here is some step by step, easy instructions to keep you moving each day. You can do these at the comfort of your own home and it only takes five minutes. Give it a try [...]

Nicola Physical Activity Week One

Nicola's physical activity video  "Exercising is a key component to the maintenance of both mental and physical health. Here is some step by step, easy instructions to keep you moving each day. You can do these at the comfort of your own home and it only takes five minutes. Give it a try and let [...]

Brownies How to Make Tutorial Video

Tanya making Brownies

Colour Run

Colour Run

Do Something Active 5***** Feedback

Some nice feedback from the recent Do Something Active programme Tierna - John Paul Youth Club   The Do Something Active was really good, it give us something to look forward to on a Monday night and I liked how we got to pick what activities and sports we got to try out.   Rebecca – Colaiste Feirste  What I [...]

Do Something Active  Introduction

“Do Something Active” is a peer led, all female project which focuses on challenging traditional gender norms by equipping girls and young women with the ability to become peer health educators in their clubs and communities. In addition, the project will encourage young women to become more physically active; try a new activity; participate in education [...]

Do Something Active The Beginning

Based in the Greater Belfast area our Do something Active project will equip young girls to become ‘Health Champions’ and improve healthy behaviours and practices in their youth clubs and communities. The project will encourage young girls to become more physically active; try a new activity; participate in education sessions aimed at the benefits of [...]