Being active with a long- term condition

Starting to become more active can be daunting, especially if you haven’t done much exercise before and you are managing a health condition. 

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However everyone can be active, no matter their age or physical condition. It’s completely free, and something we all have the power to start doing more of at any point in our lives.

If you've got a long-term health condition, read on for some top tips on how to incorporate regular activity into your life.

Being active with arthritis

If you've got arthritis then exercise can help limit pain and maintain mobility, as well as boost energy. It can take time to build exercise into your routine, but here are some tips to get you started.

How to be active with arthritis

Being active with bladder and bowel issues

Bladder and bowel problems can affect adults of all ages, but you shouldn't let them put you off exercise. Here's some tips on exercises you can partake in without compromising your pelvic floor.

How to be active with bladder and bowel issues

Being active with cancer

If you've been diagnosed with cancer then exercise might be the last thing on your mind.  But regular activity can reduce stress and give you more energy - find out how you can get started.

How to be active with cancer

Being active with chronic pain

Activity and exercise is helpful for chronic pain conditions but the exact type is not so important. What is important is that the exercise you chose to do is something you enjoy, and that you are able to do regularly. Here are some tips on how to get started with exercise.

How to be active with chronic pain

Being active with heart disease

Getting regular exercise when you have heart disease is important as physical activity can help to reduce your risk of having further heart problems. Find out how you can get active and protect your heart.

How to be active with heart disease

Being active with multiple sclerosis

If you've got MS then exercise may help you manage common symptoms. Find out how you can get started with our top tips.

How to be active with MS

Being active with a respiratory condition

If you have a respiratory condition then exercise can help you manage your symptoms and get the most out of life. Read on for some tops tips on how you can keep active.

How to be active with a respiratory condition

Being active after a stroke

Exercise after a stroke can aid your recovery and rehabilitation. Read about how you can get started with our top tips for getting active.

How to be active after a stroke

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Diarmuid Denneny, Jackie Walumbe, Amanda Savage, Stephanie Mansell, Jack March, Leanne Atkins, Claire Lait, Thomas Cave and Laura Burgess.

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