Being more active can have a huge impact on your health and is key to reduce your risk of coronary heart disease.
Increasing your levels of physical activity doesn’t have to be a huge commitment, or mean you need to join the gym or sign up to a marathon. There are plenty of simple things you can do each day to get you moving more.
Try a new sport such as boxing or trampolining, or something simple like taking a dog for a walk. Whilst it’s important to get your heart pumping, it’s just as important to spend less time sitting. Try to sit less and move more.
Building up muscle is also really important and we should all aim to do this twice a week. That might be a yoga class, carrying bags home from the shops or digging in the garden.
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