Introduction: The benefits of getting active

Regular physical activity can improve your muscle strength and boost your endurance. Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues and helps your heart and lungs to work more efficiently - and when your heart and lung health improves, you have more energy to tackle daily life. 

There are many benefits for the mind as well such as: increased positivity, reduced stress and self-empowerment.

Exercise improves mood and boosts energy

Exercise combats health conditions and diseases

Exercise helps control weight

Exercise can be fun and social

Exercise promotes better sleep 

Being active isn’t just about going to the gym or doing competitive sport. It can include activities that are part of our everyday life, including:

  • walking
  • cycling
  • dancing
  • gardening

Lambeth has many different places and spaces that can help you get active. Whether you are looking to join a football team, learn a new skill or plan a day of activities for you and your family, Lambeth has it all!

Go to the next section to find out more.