Children who develop a healthy lifestyle whilst they are young, are more likely to carry the benefits throughout the rest of their lives.
Regular physical activity builds strong bones and muscles, this can prevent injury and fractures, and prevent osteoporosis.
Helps to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reducing the risk of being overweight or obese, which can lead to type 2 diabetes.
Exercise can help with anxiety and stress, and help to improve your mood. If a child or adult is suffering from depression, physical activity may be helpful.
Physical activity is great for a healthy heart and can reduce the risk of having a stroke or developing heart disease, it can also reduce high blood pressure and maintain a healthy cholesterol level.