Safe exercise for children
Your child needs to exercise safely, so there are some simple rules to remember. Know how much exercise is right and why warming up is important.
Children with asthma and exercise
Exercise-induced 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.
Benefits of physical activity for children
Children over 5 should be physically active for at least 60 minutes each day. Encouraging your child to be active will set them up for a healthy life.
Childhood obesity and overweight children
Trusted information on childhood obesity and steps to take to help overweight children, where to get support, and links to more information.
How to start exercising
Trusted information and tips on how to start exercising including how to get started, finding time, tips to keep going, and getting active at work.
Hydration tips for children
Children are sometimes at risk of dehydration, especially in hot weather and when they exercise. Using these simple tips will help them stay safe and healthy.
Cycling tips 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.
How to lower blood pressure
Trusted information on lowering your blood pressure and keeping it at healthy levels including exercise, healthy eating, losing weight and medicines.
Health and wellbeing apps
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