Here, we talk through each specific benefit of exercise and give you easy tips to get moving more often.
No matter what their age, everyone benefits from exercise.
With so many health supplements and protein products available from supermarkets, health shops and the internet, it’s easy to be tempted.
But a wholesome, balanced diet is the best plan of action for most people.
Exercise is one of the best things you can do to keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of developing stroke or coronary heart disease.
In fact, regular exercise can reduce your chance of cardiovascular disease by a third.
After all, doing some physical activity is better than doing none at all.
Even doing a little more exercise than usual can help reduce your risk of certain long-term health conditions. By becoming more active throughout your day, you can quite easily achieve the recommended activity levels.
Training with weights (or using your body weight to exercise) improves the function of your muscles and helps keep your bones strong and healthy.
Physical activity can increase bone mineral density and helps to maintain strong bones.