Being active is excellent for your physical health, but there is also lots of evidence to show that it can also significantly help with your mental health too!
Keeping physically active helps to keep the cardiovascular system healthy and when combined with a healthy diet, also helps you to maintain a healthy weight.
Type 2 Diabetes
Keeping active has a number of health benefits for those with, or at risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Most importantly, it helps you to control your weight and manage your blood sugar level.
There is lots of evidence that physical activity can help at all stages of the cancer pathway, from pre-treatment to during and after treatment
Having any kind of respiratory disease can be very unpleasant and not being able to breathe properly can often put people off exercising. However, if you have a respiratory disease you shouldn't let this stop you from maintaining an active lifestyle.