• 'B Active’ scheme launched to encourage sport in young people

    Lucozade Ribena Suntory and Active Communities Network have joined forces to create ‘B Active’, a programme of youth-led activities which will run five days a week for 50 weeks of the year.

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  • Further Research into why Greater Manchester is Committed to Becoming the World's First The Daily Mile City Region

    The first study into The Daily Mile initiative confirms that it improves fitness, body composition and activity levels in participants

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  • 1 Hour of Exercise per Week can Prevent Depression

    Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against depression, an international research team led by the Black Dog Institute has found.

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  • Lifestyle of Both Parents are fundamental in Health of Offspring

    Parents’ diets and health can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to a series of three papers published in "The Lancet".

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  • Physical Activity Significantly Boosts Survival in Cancer Patients

    Cancer patients who are physically active both before and after treatment are 40% more likely to survive compared to those who are sedentary, according to new findings.

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  • Parents don't realise when their children are obese

    NHS statistics have revealed that parents of obese and overweight children think their child is the right weight, and that just over a fifth of children are as active as they need to be to maintain a healthy weight.

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