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.
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.
This section provides useful information and tips on how to lead a healthy life through healthy eating habits, regular exercise and a balanced lifestyle.
Fitness and exercise
Fitness tips and exercise topics to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cycling, walking, running, and yoga among others.
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.
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.
Children with asthma and exercise
Asthma is not a reason for children to avoid sport. It is usually managed easily and should be included in your child’s asthma action plan.
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.
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.
Losing weight guide
Losing weight brings a host of health benefits. The key to success? Making realistic changes to your daily diet and physical-activity routine.