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Keeping active

How to get started...

If you don’t do much exercise at the moment, it can be hard to know how to get started. Whether you’re signing up to the gym or wondering whether running is for you, check out our advice here before you begin.

Walk to run programme

For a very gentle introduction to jogging and running, check out our walk to run programme.

Walk to run training programme

Time pressures?

Sometimes work or family pressures take over, and a run around the park or a gym session just aren’t doable. It’s still important to get moving as much as you can. Here’s some ideas on how you can incorporate exercise into your daily life.

Try something new

If going for a jog or a workout in the gym doesn’t float your boat, these more unusual fitness classes may give you more incentive to get moving. Read on to find out how Bupa physiotherapist, Hannah Zreik, got on with each of the following classes.

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