Five graphics to show why you should exercise by the water

We all know that we should probably do a bit more exercise than we do already. However, if you’re in need of further persuasion then check out these statistics about exercise in the UK.

How active are we infographic How active are we?
How much physical activity should we do? How much physical activity should we do?
How physical activity can help us How physical activity can help us
What counts as moderate physical activity? What counts as moderate physical activity?
The benefits of physical activity The benefits of physical activity

The good news is that if you live near one of our canals or rivers, you’ve got the perfect place to start getting a little bit more active. Walk the dog, walk to the shops or incorporate a towpath trip on your daily commute, it will all help you get towards your weekly recommendation of 150-minutes of activity each week.

Last date edited: 23 May 2018