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Luton Borough Council

Sport and physical activity

Research highlights leading a physically active life has numerous benefits on your health and wellbeing, these include:

Luton physical activity statistics


Children and young people

Being physically active

Being physically active and reducing our time spent sedentary (sitting) is easy to do and we all have a different view on what being physically active means to us, but in order to experience benefits on our health and wellbeing we should all try to increase our activity levels daily and aim to achieve 150 minutes of moderate intensity per week.

There are so many different ways to be active and the most important thing is finding something you enjoy, this could be joining:

Being physically active doesn’t necessarily mean playing a sport or going to a gym and it doesn't have to cost a huge amount. There are plenty of free or low cost opportunities such as walking and cycling. The most important thing is that you find something you enjoy doing.

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