Why not gather your friends together for a visit to a staying active session. These sessions are ideal for older adults and can be a great way to meet new friends whilst keeping fit and active. Activities take place at venues across the borough and newcomers are always welcome. Just turn up, pay and join in.
Why get active?
Regular physical activity:
reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and strokes
helps reduce high blood pressure
helps control body weight and can help to control diabetes
reduces the risk of colon cancer it may also help prevent other forms of cancer
decreases the risk of depression and reduces stress and anxiety
reduces the likelihood of brittle bone disease (osteoporosis) in later life
Its recommended that adults should do some form of physical activity for 30 minutes at least five times a week .