The benefits of exercise and how to get started
Running motivation, wheelchair friendly exercise, and more ideas to get you moving.
Exercising regularly has been proven to improve your mood and improve your health. Moving your body releases endorphins that can help boost your mood and improve self-esteem. Exercise can also help to reduce the effects of depression and anxiety, and lessen the effects of dementia in older people. You can find out more here: mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-to-using-exercise
Unsure about where to start with exercise? The most important thing is to pick something fun!
The NHS’ Couch to 5K is a tried and tested plan for getting you running. nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week