Why do I need to move more, sit less?

Being active is good for you in so many ways. It can provide a huge range of fun experiences, make you feel good, improve your health, and is a great way to relax and enjoy the company of your friends. As well as the personal physical and mental health benefits, there is also a wide range of social, environmental and economic benefits to the broader community.

Physical activity helps shape strong, vibrant and inclusive communities and whether you are a community organisation, workplace, school, club, family or individual, participation in physical activity can deliver many benefits.

It’s never too late to start being active! 

To keep you motivated, we have plenty of information about the general benefits of physical activity, the more specific life stage benefits and some tips to overcome common barriers to being physically active.