​Keeping active in Croydon​

The benefits of regular exercise

Keeping fit is brilliant for your health. Regular exercise is the cheapest and best way to stay well. 

It makes you feel better and gives you more energy but most importantly it can reduce your risk of major illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

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Thirty minutes a day of a steady physical activity is highly recommended, and activities such as walking, swimming, yoga and cycling can help your body and mind stay in tip-top shape. 

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Public Health England have published some useful infographics to inform your decisions about what exercise to take a every stage of life, and how much.



You can find more support to help you live an active lifestyle in Croydon on the JustBe Croydon website.


The NHS Choices fitness pages ​provide a guide to how much exercise is right for you, help you find a type of exercise that you will enjoy and tell you more about the benefits of regular exercise and keeping active.

Get Active London 

The Get Active London search box can help you find ways you can become more active in your local area.