Fitness and exercise

Welcome to Bupa's health hub of
information on fitness and exercise

Keep yourself and your family active

Get active

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Being physically active is essential for good health, so what are you waiting for?


Free walking app

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Track how far you walk and for how long with our new Ground Miles app.

Eat well

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Eating the right diet can support you in your training programme.

  Nutrition for exercise

Top tips for health and fitness

Stay injury free

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Follow our simple steps to stay free from injuries whilst exercising.

Avoid sports injuries
Preventing cramps
All about muscle strain

Core stability

Are you moving efficiently? Find out which core stability exercises can help to prevent injury by aligning the muscles in your neck, shoulders, trunk, pelvis, hips and knees.

This video is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.

Tools and calculators

See how your health compares to others your age.

How ready are you to run?

How much physical activity should you be doing?

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How can we help you?

With Bupa-registered physiotherapists  you could be up and running in no time.

Bupa Cash Plans
Bupa Cash Plans can help with everyday costs like physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropody and acupuncture. Get a quote online  or call us on 0500 000 125 quoting ref. 4096.

Bupa Advanced Health Assessment 
Our most extensive health assessment delivering an in-depth profile of your health. Includes cardiorespiratory fitness tests and consultations. To book an assessment today call 0845 600 3458 quoting ref. HFS100.

Musculoskeletal services

We offer a range of physiotherapy and sports medicine services.

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Bupa Running

Advice on training and events, technique, how to minimise injury risk and much more from our experts.

Sports injury?

Our sports medicine doctors are all experts in their field. They will listen to you to understand your aspirations and your lifestyle, then shape your treatment around you.

Bupa Knee Clinic

Injured your knee or have a long term knee problem? The Bupa knee clinic can help you find the information and support you need.

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About our accreditation

Tweets from our Chief medical officer, Dr Paul Zollinger-Read (PZR) and the Bupa medical team.

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About us

Bupa’s health information area contains more than 1,000 pages of free and trustworthy content covering conditions, tests, treatments and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. All our information is written by professional health writers and are reviewed by medical experts. We aim to make all of our information relevant, reliable and readable.

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