Welcome to the physical activity page! You may have been directed here from another page or you just want to find out more about increasing your physical activity. We hope that you find some of the resources helpful. The great news is that no matter your current baseline or medical background, physical activity can help you to feel better in yourself physically and mentally, reducing stress and improving fatigue. It can improve symptoms of many medical conditions too. If you have a musculoskeletal issue that you think might inhibit your ability to increase activity, check out our musculoskeletal page for advice.
Physical Activity Guidelines Infographic: Health benefits.
The recommended advice for physical activity is in these infographics. If you are just started out, in can be daunting, but remember:
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23 1/2 hours by Dr Mike Evans: The benefits of physical activity
Dr Rangan Chaterjee (GP) takes about how you can do exercise in 5 minutes in your own kitchen!