If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented.

We all know we need to be more active, to reduce our risk of ill health from inactivity, we are advised to exercise regularly – at least 150 minutes a week But there is increasing evidence that we need to spend less time sitting down as well. 

For information on local physical activity sessions visit the Better Medway website

There are many ways busy mums and dads, families, young people, office workers and older adults can build physical activity into their lives. Being physically active is easier than you think, especially if you make activity part of your daily routine.

For tips on how you can build physical activity into your busy life, visit NHS Choices website