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Benefits of physical activity for children

Children over 5 should be physically active for at least 60 minutes each day. Encourage your child to be active and set them up for a healthy life.

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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.

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Fitness and exercise

Fitness tips and exercise topics to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cycling, walking, running, and yoga among others.

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Healthy lifestyle

This section provides useful information and tips on how to lead a healthy life through healthy eating habits, regular exercise and a balanced lifestyle.

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Why you should take your dog to work

Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Physical activity guidelines for older people

Over-60s should try to be active every day. Here's how much exercise you need to stay mentally and physically strong and prevent conditions such as osteoporosis.

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Angina

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that usually comes on during physical activity. Here’s how to recognise angina and what to do about it.

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How exercise is changing lives

Experts now recommend that physical activity be prescribed for cancer patients. Here's how exercise plays a surprising role in health conditions like cancer and depression.

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How to improve your posture

Good posture is important. Here are some tips and exercises to follow so you can improve your posture both in the workplace and at home.

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