Benefits of exercise

It can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%. It’s free, easy to take, has an immediate effect and you don’t need a GP to get some. Its name? Exercise. Click on the links below to find out if you're doing enough for your age: early childhood (under 5 years old) young people (5-18 years old) adults (19-64 years old) older adults (65 and over) Exercise is the miracle cure...
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Fitness for office workers

Fitness for office workers Cycle or walk part, if not all, of your journey to work. Read more about cycling for beginners. Get off one bus or tube stop before your final destination. If you need to drive, try to park further away from your office and walk the rest of the way. Discuss project ideas with a colleague at work while taking a walk. Stand while talking on the telephone. Walk over to someone's desk at work rather than calling them on the phone. Take the stairs ...
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