Being physically active, whatever your age, can help you lead a healthier and happier life, giving both immediate and long-term health benefits. Physical activity or exercise can improve your quality of life, health and mood. In addition, it can help you manage your weight and reduce the risk of developing some chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Niall Brennan talks through the many physical benefits of physical activity in this animated short video. If you were unsure as to why physical activity is so important to our health this video will convince you otherwise!
Leanne Spencer is an entrepreneur, campaigning for gender equality and the promotion of positive female role models for young people. Here she talks about changing our attitudes towards food, fatness, fitness and most importantly, how we look.
This brief animated video from PictureFit talks through five common mistakes people make when starting their fitness journey. Learn how to avoid them and ensure optimum results from your motivation and effort.
Getting back into shape after not exercising for a long time can be daunting. In this eHow video Martin Egwuagu shares some tips on small steps we can take everyday to get back into shape using the analogy – ‘inch by inch is a sinch, yard by yard is hard’.
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