Tag Archives: physical activity


Guest Blog by Ali Oliver, Chief Executive, Youth Sport Trust With the European football championships underway in France and the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games on the horizon it is set to be another memorable summer of sporting excitement, and hopefully … Continue reading

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Walking is the cheapest, simplest and one of the most effective forms of exercise!

Guest Blog from Living Streets The benefits of walking as a form of exercise are often underrated. From helping improve your physical and mental wellbeing, building walking into your day also saves money and helps the environment. This week national … Continue reading

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Obesity – Victims of our own success?

By Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health In the previous blog post we saw how human biology, our new lifestyles and the modern food supply has helped to contribute to the rise in obesity. Addressing the complex interplay of evolutionary, … Continue reading

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Walking is free – why are we paying for alternatives?

Several papers lead on the story today that taking regular exercise reduces your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease, here from @lauradonlee in the Telegraph and Sophie Borland in the Mail. Seven different lifestyle factors (weight, smoking, blood pressure, healthy diet … Continue reading

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