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Fitness and exercise

Cycling can be great for your health.

Cycling for beginners

Whether you're cycling to work, for exercise, or just for fun, the humble bicycle is an easy way to get more active. Here’s how to get started.

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Healthy and active children

Physical activity, healthy eating and a proper rest are key aspects of children’s health. This page provides information and links to resources.

Girl swimming in a pool.

Health benefits of swimming

Swimming is a great low-impact activity you can do at any age. These tips will help you get started.

Senior lady stretching with a personal trainer.

Tips for getting active

You don’t have to exercise to the point of collapse to get health benefits. This article shows you how simple it can be to get active.

Strength training should be an important part of your physical activity.

Physical activity for seniors

If you are over 65, you should try to be active every day. Here are tips on how to stay fit and information about how much physical activity you need.

Running or jogging can be an enjoyable way to build up your fitness.

Running tips

Running can be a fun way to exercise. It can help keep you in shape and lose weight too. This article shows you how.

Start with a yoga class to learn the poses correctly.

A guide to yoga

Learn how to get started with yoga, from finding a class to how it will benefit your health.

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Make Healthy Normal - Tips for overcoming barriers to physical activity

Research has shown that the more physical activity you do, the better! If you aren't sure where to start or regularly come up against barriers, here are some helpful strategies to consider

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Physical activity and exercise for children

Here is trusted advice about how much daily exercise your child needs for good health and fitness and how you can encourage your child to be more active.

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Pain and Physical Activity

What’s the link between physical activity and chronic pain?

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Kids' Health - Topics - Fitness - for kids

How do you know if you are fit?If you've ever asked yourself these questions, then read on and you will find some answers

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Fitness and Exercise | myVMC

Fitness: Being active and exercising is very important for health. Physical exercise can be as easy as finding a total of 30 minutes of activity a day.

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Keeping fit during pregnancy

During pregnancy your body goes through many changes to accommodate for the baby growing inside you. It is important to maintain your fitness and also to be aware of what you can and can't do.

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How far is too far - for fitness professionals

Sports and fitness professionals are in an ideal position to notice when exercise develops into an obsession

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For fitness professionals Pelvic Floor First

As a fitness professional you are ideally placed to identify people with, or at risk of, pelvic floor problems, and support them with a pelvic floor safe program.

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Pain & Physical Activity | myVMC

Pain is a feeling that arises from injured or damaged body tissues. Special nerve endings convert the injury into pain sensations. These sensations are then transmitted up nerves along the spinal cord.

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Physical activity and exercise Arthritis Australia

Physical activity and exercise is extremely important for managing an arthritis condition

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