why should i exercise?

The benefits of exercise are endless, but they are not just restricted to physical benefits. There are also many mental and social benefits to exercising.

Despite reducing the likelihood of getting cardiovascular diseases and even some types of cancer, only around 1 in 3 men and 1 in 2 women meet the recommended physical activity guidelines (UK Gov).  

Take a look below at some of the many benefits that being active has to offer to see why it’s been said that ‘if exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented’.

Physical Benefits

There are a huge number of physical benefits of exercise, here’s a selection below:

Mental Benefits

Exercise also benefits your mental health. Check out how below:

Social Benefits

Exercise, particularly in a group, can lead to a number of social benefits: