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Want to get fit, but don't know where to start?

It can be very daunting trying to work out how to improve your fitness levels, and sometimes this is enough to make you stop before you've started.

However, there are resources out there to help you......

Exercise has been proven to help with obvious benefits like making you less breathless, help your heart stay healthy and assist with weight loss, but did you know that it is also very good to combat mild - moderate depression? However, it can be tricky deciding what the best way to start is, but did you know that there are a variety of free resources available on the internet, to help get you started or to get back up to your previous fitness levels.

If you would define yourself as a 'couch potato' then a really great resource is the NHS Couch to 5K. This is free to download, and not only provides you with guidance on how to increase your running, but also a free podcast, making it easier to implement practically. It is a 9 week program, in which you exercise 3 days a week with a rest day in between. It starts in week 1 with a 5 minute brisk walk to warm up, then alternating between 60 seconds running, and 90 seconds walking, for a total of 20 that must seem manageable as starting point for most people isn't it? It then carefully builds you up from this point to being able to run for 30 minutes by week 9......what a sense of achievement!

So don't be shy, click on the link below and start improving your health and well being for free today......

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