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Physical Activity & Health

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

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) makes a number of recommendations for: 

  • Early years 
  • Children and young people 
  • Adults
  • Older adults.

See more about the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) guidelines.

The CMO recommendations have also been developed into easy to understand Infographics

NICE the National Institute for Healthcare Excellence has published a number of guidance on 'Physical Activity, some are NICE Guidance, some are Public Health guidance, and there are a number of 'Quality Standards' below is a brief list - to find all guidance please go to the NICE website https://www.nice.org.uk

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.


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



The One You website from PHE where you can find out more about 'Move More' 

Moving is good for your body and mind. Try these easy ways to move more every day.



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