Exercise is important to our health, but do you know the full benefits? It can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 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.
Whatever your age, there’s strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and happier life. Research shows that physical activity can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Keep fit with #DoingOurBit
Leading fitness providers are collaborating with the NHS to provide a free fitness platform for NHS staff. Through the increased pressure at work, #DoingOurBit aims to help colleagues stay happy and healthy through activity.
You can sign up here. Please sign up using your NHS email, otherwise you will be prevented from accessing the content. New activities are released regularly, for individuals and families.
Give it a try and see the benefits!