“If physical activity were a drug, we’d talk about it as a miracle cure.” Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, 2017.
Being active has been hailed as the ‘miracle medicine’ by many doctors. This is because moving more and being active can:
There is strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and happier life. Physical activity has been shown to boost:
Being active doesn’t just mean going to the gym or playing sport – It means moving more as part of your daily routine whether that’s;
Finding ways to move more can fit around our daily lives, can be undertaken on our own or with friends & family, and it’s never too late to start!
The key thing is to move more! Start with little changes, some movement is better than no movement at all!