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Why is being active so important?

We all know that being physically active  is good for our bodies but there is good evidence that being active is also associated with improved mental health.

Physical and mental health are closely linked. However, many of us don’t get enough exercise to stay healthy but it is even more important if you experience stress, anxiety, depression or any other mental health issues.

So what does ‘being physically active’ mean?


What are the benefits of physical activity?


How can you overcome barriers to being active?




Get Set to GO!

We understand that getting motivated, starting something new or even finding the right activity can be difficult which is why Mind has developed the

Get Set to Go Programme

To find out more click here