Physical exercise is one of the most important factors in ensuring good health. But it does not just involve tedious or exhausting workouts for the young and fit. Even walking regularly can improve your overall fitness and also reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Staying active is important for all ages and helps to:
- Maintain a health weight
- Ensure you hearts and lungs work better
- Improve your mental health and well being
Some of the most effective methods of staying active are every day activities such as walking, gardening or even washing the car.
This section offers hints and tips on fun ways to stay active without overdoing it.
You can also find details on local services and groups and links to websites which can provide details on healthy living.