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Healthy Living

Staying Active

Physical Activity

There are many benefits to staying physically active, you can get to know new people, share a new experience and find confidence in learning something new.

Physical activity guidelines for children (under 5 years) (Opens in a new window)

Physical activity guidelines for children and young people (Opens in a new window)

Physical activity guidelines for adults (Opens in a new window)

Physical activity guidelines for older adults (Opens in a new window)

You can find out more about exercise on the NHS website (Opens in a new window)

It is never too late to begin enjoying an active lifestyle. Regular physical activity and sport has also been proven to have a direct positive impact on our physical health and your emotional wellbeing such as

  • reducing your risk of major illness
  • improved self-esteem and mood
  • better quality sleep
  • more energy

Below are some ideas you might like to consider to help you get active and healthy.

Important notice – if you have any long term health conditions, please consult you GP prior to taking part in the following activities.

 

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