World Heart Day is an annual day of action to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, which is the world’s number one killer, taking the lives of 17,900,000 people around the globe every year.
The risk of heart disease or strokes can be lowered by a change of lifestyle, and this year’s World Heart Day theme is to create a community around the world of Heart Heroes which encourages people from all walks of life to act now to live longer, heart-healthy lives.
And TRIC have helped the local community by engaging in programmes aimed at improving the physical health and wellbeing of the people of the Wirral.
Based at the Recreation Centre opposite Prenton Park, TRIC is a registered charity which helps over 300 participants each week with a number of services.
TRIC provides free football and walking football sessions as well as offering an extensive programme of activities including dance and fitness classes.
Sport participation sessions are also held on a regular basis which are led by TRIC coaches.
TRIC also work with NHS Wirral to provide support services for its participants.
Steve Williams, Tranmere Rovers in the Community Manager said:
"World Heart Day means a great deal to us at Tranmere Rovers.
We run many activities to address the health inequalities of the people of Wirral, mainly based around football but also education.
"As a football club we embrace every part of the community with the aim of getting them fit and healthy"
To find out more about World Heart Day 2019, CLICK HERE.
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