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Fitness and Exercise

Taking regularly excercise can help you lead a healthy lifestyle and it can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%.

Research shows that physical activity can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

You can find more information on exercise, it's health benefits and choosing the right level of exercise for you on the NHS Choices website here: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/whybeactive.aspx