Physical Activity & Health

Regular Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

Sport England's Active People 4 survey  (2010), show 25.5 per cent of the adult population in Cumbria are doing their 3 x 30 minutes of moderate intensity sport of physical activity.  Cumbria is 3.7 per cent ahead of the national average and 3.1 per cent more than the north west average!

The Benefits of Physical Activity

The every life stage it is important that we build physical activity into our daily routines - the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) recommends that adults should aim to achieve at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity activity on five or more days per week

Nutritionist Resource is a site that aims to provide the UK with a huge nutrition support network, enabling those in need to find a nutritionist close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will provide those seeking support with all the information they need.

NICE has published its guidance on 'Physical Activity: brief advice for adults in primary care' >>more


Change4Life website provides loads of tips and help to make changes for a healthier future?



University of Cumbria’s MSc Exercise and Health
This dynamic and innovative program is ideal for students and practitioners who aim to be at the forefront of protecting health and preventing disease >>more