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Get active, feel good

Posted on 2nd July 2020

We all know that physical activity is good for our physical health; helping our body function well, stay strong, flexible and well. Something as simple as a brisk walk everyday can reduce your risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. And in combination with a good diet you can even reverse your type two diabetes. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/exercise-health-benefits/.

If you have ever done exercise on a regular basis you have probably also had first-hand experience of sleeping better, of seeing an improvement in your mood and stress levels as well as the added bonus of losing weight, toning and strengthening; what’s not to love.

If you have a disability or long term health condition there is help for you to identify what opportunities there are that suit your needs and abilities via this link: https://www.sportengland.org/jointhemovement#get_active_at_home. Whatever our starting point is we have the power to improve our health and wellbeing, we just have to find what is right for us and out body.

Physical activity can help us feel good in our bodies so our confidence improves, in turn, how we hold ourselves improves, our self-esteem can improve, we might feel less shy and more able to talk to people without fear of being judged badly so our social life improves and those watching you blossom feel inspired! So what is stopping you, get active, stay active, feel great and inspire others!