The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that day-to-day life is changing at the moment.
However, one thing that remains the same for most of us is that being physically active is great for our body and mind! In fact, it can actually prevent many illnesses.
You may need to change HOW you get active though, based on the latest government advice. So we’ve pulled together some resources that could help whether you
Getting physically active is a great way to look after your mental health. As well as getting moving you might also like to check out these extra resources.
Is physical activity suitable for me if I have a long-term health condition?
This is something that is very much personal to you as an individual and your particular condition. However, this is the advice from the national We Are Undefeatable campaign, which is led by 15 of the major health charities and backed by expertise and insight from Sport England:
‘A small proportion of people with specific conditions who are symptomatic (i.e. with cardiovascular, metabolic or renal disease) may need medical advice. However, most people can take part in low and moderate-intensity physical activity without visiting a healthcare professional first.’