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Making it count - ideas for more challenging activities

So…maybe it’s time to set yourself an activity challenge? Something more difficult that really sends you on the way to great health and a fantastic achievement?

You may already have come on a bit of a journey. Perhaps you started being more active by getting off the bus one stop early and you’ve never looked back? However you got here, well done!

You’ll probably know by now that adults need to do at least 150 minutes (two and a half hours) of light to moderate intensity activity each week to maintain good health, and reduce the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Now’s the time to make all your progress so far count towards a healthier and happier you – doing something that needs a bit more commitment in order to make a permanent and lasting change in your daily or weekly routine. And that will help protect your health in the future.

Here’s some ideas to get you started:

Remember: If you have a serious medical condition, long-standing illness, or disability, you should consult your GP before starting to exercise.

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