Staying physically active is important. Exercising can reduce depression, brighten our mood and is good for the body. With the new Government rules in place allowing 1 outdoor exercise a day, it is time to get creative with your home exercises. Sports England now has a list of exercises so you can stay in and work
Being active can help you live a happier, healthier life. But it isn’t that easy to get in your 150 minutes a week at the moment. If you are struggling to find an everyday exercise routine, looking for something to do with the children or looking for something for all ages The Body Coach TV YouTube
If you’ve been wondering why there are rainbows popping up in windows around your local area, look no further. People everywhere are creating rainbows for their windows to brighten the day of people walking by. With the 1 exercise a day rule in place by the Government, this is a fun way to make a
According to a recent study by Fellowes, 81% of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours every day sitting at their desk, equating on average to 67 sedentary days per person per year. According to Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, we should all be doing 150 minutes of exercise a week.
Physical Activity is defined as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure.” What this means is that anytime that we are not sedentary (lying or sitting down for long periods) our bodies are moving and we are being physically active, which we know is good for us. Most of the benefits
Other physical activity links and information: Walking for Health – www.walkingforhealth.org.uk Parkrun – www.parkrun.org.uk Ramblers association – www.ramblers.org.uk NHS Exercise – https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/ Active 10 – https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/active10/home Active Devon – https://activedevon.org/ UK Physical Activity Guidelines – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-physical-activity-guidelines Local activity finder – https://devon.sportsuite.co.uk/activities Travel Devon: Walking and cycling routes across Devon – https://www.traveldevon.info/ Explore Devon: Exploring Devon’s brilliant green spaces, especially for walking and cycling – https://www.exploredevon.info/
We all know we need to be more active, but there is increasing evidence that we also need to spend less time sitting down. To reduce our risk of ill health from inactivity, we are advised to exercise regularly – at least 150 minutes a week – and reduce sitting time. Studies have linked excessive sitting with being