Physical activity studies consistently come to the same conclusion – exercise is good for everybody! Just 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week can help fend off major illnesses and many causes of premature death.
Of course exercise is more than a preventative tool. A daily half-hour workout can also help improve the lives of those with existing health conditions. Regular exercise can reduce blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels, and help you lower the risk of:
- heart attack;
- certain types of cancer;
Relevant Case Studies:
To see how Cardiac rehabilitiation patients in Rhondda Cynon Taf have benefited from a Sports Council for Wales Community Chest grant, click here.
SCW Voluntary Sector Corporate presentation:
If you’re keen to get something moving in your organisation or community, why not take a look at this presentation and see some of the projects the Sports Council for Wales has supported so far (please note there be a time delay for the document to upload):