It’s no secret that exercise is a big part of living a healthy lifestyle. Exercise can reduce the risk of major illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer – lowering your chance of a premature death. Browse our useful tips and articles on the benefits of exercising, exercising as a family and as you get older.
On average, we’re doing about 71 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per week – that’s less than half our recommended amount.
Find out which simple exercises can help your physical wellbeing and avoid injury
Did you know that fresh air could make you happier? Here are just some of the benefits that fresh air can have for your body.
Yoga now seems to be one of the most popular ways to keep fit - but what are the positive benefits that it has on your health?
When you are on a health kick what can you do to ensure that you’re keeping on track and not undoing any of your hard work?
In the latest edition of Be Healthy, Judy Murray shares her health and fitness tips from the world of tennis.
Training for an event like a 10K? Follow some simple top tips to make the training experience safe and enjoyable.
There are of course many reasons to partake in a sport, one of the key being improved physical fitness
A well-tended garden is one of life’s great pleasures and gardening is a hobby that can be enjoyed at any age.
Five benenden employees put the NHS running plan through its paces in the run up to Christmas.
Too busy to go to the gym? Britain’s top tennis mum tells you how to keep fit wherever you are!
Whether you're planning to start running, cycling or flexibility training, you'll need the right kit before you begin
Being active is important for our both physical and mental wellbeing. We provide you with the benefits of exercising.
If you are thinking about getting active by trying out new sports or hitting the gym, browse our top five exercise essentials…
Thinking about getting fit ahead of summer? Check out these eight common myths about exercise - and the facts behind them
As you get older the desire to exercise may wane, but by exercising you can actually retain your independence for longer.
Physical activity is important for children – and parents can help by encouraging energetic playtime and games.
Moderate-intensity, low-impact exercise brings its own health benefits and, for many, may prove a better option.
To help you look after your bones, physiotherapist Rachel Lewis, shares her exercise tips.
The government recommends that an adult should combine cardio and muscle strengthening exercise on a weekly basis.
If football isn’t your thing, don’t worry. There are plenty of other ways to get fit - and they don’t involve grass stains.
When it comes to New Year's resolutions, how do healthcare professionals hope to improve their lifestyle?
British ski cross champion Emily Sarsfield shares her fitness tips for making exercise work for you.
Why eating little and often works for Russell Penn, captain of Benenden-sponsored York City Football Club.
European Championships and Commonwealth Games athlete Ben Moreau shares his fitness tips.
She started playing cricket at seven years old. Only a decade later, Lydia Greenway was playing for England. Here are some of her fitness tips.
Find out why walking comes with a host of great benefits, for you and the environment.
Fitness tips from one of Britain’s leading climbers, Alan Cassidy.
Rio Paralympics GB swimmer Stephanie Millward shares her positive attitude to sport and life in general.
It’s coming up to autumn and rather than sinking deeper into the sofa as the nights draw in, now is the perfect time to sign up for a sporting challenge to boost your motivation.
When you want to shake up your fitness regime and do something new, should you pick Pilates or yoga?
Feeling a bit creaky in your joints? Stiffness may be a natural consequence of ageing but staying supple will help you remain active, while reducing aches and injuries.
Thirty members of staff from Benenden’s registered office are getting set to take on the York 10K challenge on August 2nd.
Debbie Pollard had always ridden a bike, but in her 40s she notched it up a gear, bought the Lycra and became a serious cyclist. She explains why.