• Exercise inequalities leave millions of women inactive

    Sport England has today launched the latest phase of its This Girl Can campaign, Fit Got Real, which aims to tackle the inequalities in levels of exercise between different social groups of women.

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    Not exercising 'worse for health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease'

    A hard-hitting new study claims that living a sedentary lifestyle is more detrimental to health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease.

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  • Active Lives survey- 17/18 – October 2018

    Latest figures from the Active Lives Adult Survey show 1.34 Million people active and 274.4 thousand people fairly active across Greater Manchester. From 2016-17 to 17-18 the amount of inactive people has reduced by 12,500 people.

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    Moving Medicine Tool Launched

    A new tool to help healthcare professionals talk to patients about the benefits of physical activity is now live

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  • Trafford Council doing their Daily Mile

    Greater Manchester gets moving as 100,000 children run The Daily Mile™

    ​Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, joined the founder of The Daily Mile, Elaine Wyllie, in celebrating approximately 100,000 kids of Greater Manchester getting moving, marking the city-region’s profound commitment to becoming the world’s first Daily Mile city-region.

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    Almost 300,000 people are now more active

    Almost 300,000 more people are doing 150 minutes of activity a week according to new figures released today from our Active Lives Adult Survey May 2017/18.

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