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Don't Let Excuses Get In The Way

Even small amounts of physical activity every week will help boost your health and wellbeing.

Maintain good health and mental wellbeing.

Find out how you can join thousands of West Cheshire residents and stay active this winter.

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It’s easy to make excuses or say to yourself “I’ll start tomorrow”. But did you know that being physically active helps to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes by up to 40%, heart disease by up to 35% and depression, dementia and colon cancer by up to 30%?

Studies also show that being active and staying active improves not only our physical wellbeing, but our mental wellbeing too.

The Mental Health Foundation recommend that an adult should undertake an average of 75 to 150 minutes of exercise each week, with varying levels of intensity.

Regular exercise is said to have many benefits:

  • Positive impact on our mood and overall mental wellbeing
  • Reduces our stress levels
  • Improves our self-esteem

To ensure you stay motivated it’s important to set yourself realistic goals, partner up with a friend or join a club.

Why not use Own Life’s Best You platform to set and monitor the health and wellbeing goals that matter most to you. It also provides advice about smoking cessation, alcohol misuse and weight management, as well as how best to manage long-term conditions such as diabetes. Sign Up today.

So stay active and #OwnLifeWestCH

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