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Exercise & Weight:

See the below links for explanations of exercise, ideas and venues if you like to exercise with others.


What is meant by exercise or activity ----------->

Click here

The Benefits of Exercise (2 mins 41 secs)

Exercise and BP (21 secs)

Benefits of exercise on the body (54 secs)

Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Organs (4 mins 36 secs)

Places in Norfolk to exercise  ---->

http://www.activenorfolk.org/funandfit  &



BMI link

Feeling a bit frail and havenít exercised for a while? Thinking youíre not strong enough to regularly exercise? Try these exercises: Sitting exercises | For Strength | For Balance | For Flexibility ----> (download these exercises to print out)

 Regular exercise.....


.............and all this, with a healthy diet, slows down and even prevents a multitude of health problems some of which can be fatal:


    --------------> all of which contribute to kidney failure.

Diabetes is the biggest cause of kidney failure and high blood pressure is now being seen as the second.

Health problems that arise from lifestyle are called lifestyle diseases. Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure are often lifestyle diseases.

You do not have to be a marathon runner to benefit. You don't have to do a huge amount. Any exercise or activity that gets you moving is more advantageous than no exercise.

How much exercise? Click here to see this summary


"Although 1 in 4 individuals are likely to increase their activity levels if advised by a GP or nurse, nearly 75% of GPs fail to advocate the importance physical activity due to either lack of knowledge, skills or confidence." (PHE 2018).........Well below is a link to help put an end to this!..............

Click here to see how exercise can be prescribed to help with: - For health professionals and public (information for the public - go to page, click on |Prescribing Movement| at top of page, choose a condition, then choose |information for patients|).

...................an excellent resource. The conditions in green are particularly relevant to those with kidney disease.