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Get Fit For Free


The secret to getting fit for free is to use every opportunity to be active.


Armed with a bit of get-up-and-go and good planning, you can be fitter than ever without spending a penny.


NHS Choices have enlisted the help of top fitness experts to help you explore new ways and places to exercise for free. Click on the following to find out more:

Physical Activity Guidelines


Below are some age appropriate guidelines for physical activity which outline how much and how often to exercise and recommend some simple exercises that can be built in to your everyday activity.


Birth to 5 Years


5 Years to 18 Years


Adults and Older Adults


Fall Prevention Exercises for Older People


The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has developed an online animation which highlights a short series of safe and effective exercises older people can do on a regular basis to increase their muscle strength and reduce their likelihood of falling.


Click here to view the animation on YouTube.

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