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13/05/2024 Mental Health Awareness Week - Move more, feel better

We all know that moving more is good for both our mental and physical health, but for some, it can feel quite a challenge to incorporate activity into the day. This Mental Health Awareness Week the theme is 'Movement: Moving more for our mental health' and the aim is to help people to find moments for movement in their daily routines. 

Our busy lives take over and in these modern times we are often glued to desks, devices and screens – plus juggling busy work schedules, and personal and family commitments can mean we easily spend the majority of the day sedentary.   

The good news is, however, that physical activity doesn’t always have to be about structured, organised sport and fitness. 

Instead, there are lots of little ways to fit activity into the day that can help you reap the benefits of moving more. Suzie Gittus, National Partnership Lead from the Health and Wellbeing team at Sport England shares some useful tips on how to stay active below. 

If you are looking for something a bit more structured, or perhaps things to do in your own home, check out some free options: 

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Sport England are helping the nation find ways to move more. Explore fun and easy ways to get your body moving.


Get Moving | Sport England

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