Exercise and fitness

You don’t need special equipment, clothes, or a fitness club membership to be physically active. 

It’s never too late to start being more active. Whatever your age or ability, your body and mind will thank you for it. Not only can regular physical activity help lower the risk of many chronic diseases, it can also help relieve stress, anxiety and depression, as well as reducing the risk of dementia. Best of all, it’s free. You can even build it into every day activities if the gym’s not for you!

To stay healthy, try to be active daily. This can range from cycling or brisk walking, to dancing, swimming or gardening.

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