Keep Active!

One of the five ways to wellbeing is about being active. Here are some tips for helping with this during lock down.
Keep Active!

Regular physical activity is associated with lower rates of depression and anxiety across all age groups.

Exercise is essential for slowing age-related cognitive decline and for promoting well-being.

But it doesn’t need to be particularly intense for you to feel good - slower-paced activities, such as walking, can have the benefit of encouraging social interactions as well providing some level of exercise.

Today, why not get physical? Check out the MIND website for some ideas. Click HERE

Try to sit less

If you spend lots of time sitting down, try to get up and move around a bit every hour. If you’re worried you might forget, you could set an alarm to remind yourself. Chair-based exercises – if you have mobility problems, a physical condition, or find it difficult spending time out of a chair, the NHS website and Active Norfolk website have activity routines you can try while sitting down.

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