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Hello, welcome again to Fitter For Life. We are here to encourage and support people discover just how much influence they can have on their own health and wellbeing. 

Health Benefits of Physical Exercise – evidence

The primary purpose of this narrative review was to evaluate the current literature and to provide further insight into the role physical inactivity plays in the development of chronic disease and premature death.

Standing on Shoulders

An aspect of some “modern” compared with more traditional societies is the lesser appreciation of people who have “gone before”. Partly this is due to the speed of activity and change in modern life. Inherent in modern society and its economic systems is new knowledge, novel ideas and “new , improved whatever”.

Type 2 Diabetes, Are You At Risk?

Around 1 million people living in the United Kingdom are living with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (T2D); that’s1.5% of the population. So how can you find out if you are among them? 


As Western societies continue to age we will hear increasingly of healthspan.