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.
Physical activity guidelines for older adults
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.
Obesity and exercise
If you want to lose weight, it's important to combine healthy eating with regular exercise and physical activity. Learn about obesity and exercising.
How to start exercising
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.
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.
Arthritis and exercise
If you have arthritis, keeping active through regular exercise can help manage your condition. Find out about arthritis and exercise.
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.
Exercise and mental health
Cardiovascular activity is good for your body, reducing the risk of illness and disease. It’s also good for your mind, because exercise helps pump blood to the brain.
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