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Physical Activity Guidelines

Keeping active is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle and it is our aim to provide a range of activities so everyone can participate. But how much activity should we all aim to do?

The UK Physical Activity Guidelines detail the minimum amount of activity adults need to maintain a good level of health and are summarised below.  Aim to do at least 150 minutes (2½ hours) of moderate intensity activity per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more (e.g. going for a brisk walk or leisurely cycle for 30 minutes on at least 5 days a week)

 If you are an older adult, the following guidelines also apply:

 

How much physical activity should my child do to keep fit and healthy?

For all babies, children and young people, physical activity is essential for physical, mental and social development. The UK Physical Activity Guidelines detail the minimum amount of activity children of all ages need to do.

For 0-5 year olds:

 For 5-18 year olds:

For further information, please see www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-physical-activity-guidelines or contact us.

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