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Physical activity and fitness protect our health and can be fun. Walking, playing sport, swimming, cycling and gardening can all keep you fit. Stay safe and prevent injury during exercise by following some sensible tips.

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Topic: Starting and staying active

Physical activity - choosing the one for you

You are more likely to abandon a healthy lifestyle change if your chosen activity doesn’t suit you.

Physical activity - how to get started

If you’ve been inactive and want to begin physical activity, see a doctor first

Physical activity - overcoming the barriers

If you think physical activity is boring, try exercising with a friend.

Physical activity - setting yourself goals

When you're trying to become more physically active, set realistic health and fitness goals.

Physical activity - staying motivated

Pick an exercise or fitness activity that appeals to you and suits your lifestyle.