Why Move More

The Benefits of Moving More?

No matter how old you are, being physically active on a regular basis has shown to produce tremendous benefits, including;

  • Having fun!
  • Increasing your chances of living longer and improving your quality of life
  • Reducing your risk of a heart attack
  • Lowering cholesterol levels
  • Decreasing your risk of type 2 diabetes and some cancers
  • Making you feel better, sleep better and have more energy.
  • Managing stress levels
  • Preventing symptoms of depression
  • Accelerating learning and concentration, improve grades and encourage attendance in school children
  • Improving your muscle and bone strength, decreasing your chances of osteoarthritis in older age
  • Helping achieve or maintain a healthy weight


For further information on the benefits of physical activity, take a look at the NHS Choices website  

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