It’s never too late to start gaining the benefits of being active. It not only reduces your risk of getting a disease but it has positive health effects for people with long term conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and even cancer.
The great news is that you don’t need to do intensive workouts to gain substantial health benefits. Take a regular ‘dose’ of exercise and at the same time, reflect on your busy day or use it as an opportunity to spend more quality time with your family and friends. See our special advice for tips on getting started.
Begin your journey by assessing your “current activity status” below. Then take a look at the current recommendations needed for good health which includes tailored advice for adults with long term conditions.