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Exercise alternatives

Do you find yourself dreading exercise? Or counting down the seconds until a workout is over? It’s time to find something new and exciting to get you moving and in shape this summer.

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Browse our features and videos below for more exercise inspiration.

The health benefits of walking

If running or gym workouts aren’t your thing, how about regular walking?

Not only is walking good for your physical and mental health, it’s free, easy and convenient too. Karen O’Hara, Bupa Physiotherapist, explains the health benefits of walking and shares her top tips for getting started.

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Browse our articles and videos below for more exercise inspiration.

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How much physical activity should you be doing? Take Bupa's physical activity quiz and test your knowledge about the importance of staying active.

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Whether you’re new to running or covered many miles, we have a range of running training plans to choose from.

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