• Greater Manchester Active Ageing

    GLL study: older people turning to exercise for mental health boost

    A study commissioned by leisure operator GLL compared the exercise habits of 2,000 people across all age groups and the various factors that affect their levels of activity.

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Poster advertising GM age friendly campaign

    Greater Manchester’s Age-Friendly Challenge

    Help the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, find the most age-friendly neighbourhoods in our region

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

    Adults in their early 60s, who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in light to vigorous physical activity, benefit with healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Exercise and dieting tied to reduced disability in obese older adults

    Study results suggest even elderly obese adults aren’t too old to benefit from getting more exercise and cutting back on calories

    By GreaterSport ,
  • GPs urged to refer older patients for golf lessons

    GPs and health professionals are being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons, after a new report showed that golf builds muscle strength and "improves life satisfaction".

    By GreaterSport ,
  • Study: Exercise in Old Age Prevents Immune System From Declining

    Study shows regular exercise in older age can prevent the human immune system from declining and protect people against illness.

    By GreaterSport ,