Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, as a nation we have been given advice by the Prime Minister and Chief Medical Officer both stating, “Right now exercise is one of the best things you can do to help fight diseases like Coronavirus and other health conditions.” It’s free, easy to take, has an immediate effect and you don’t need a GP to get some.
People who are active have a lower risk of developing many long-term (chronic) conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers. Given the overwhelming evidence, it seems obvious that we should all be physically active. It’s essential if you want to live a healthy and fulfilling life into old age.
It’s medically proven that people who do regular physical activity have: