Tag: UK

Make activity a ‘national religion’, insists ukactive

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson will today call on the government to help make physical activity a ‘national religion’ in her keynote address at the ukactive National Summit in Westminster. Grey-Thompson, chair of ukactive, will call for urgent action to tackle the UK’s mounting physical inactivity crisis, which reportedly costs £20bn each year and causes 37,000 deaths. [...]

Brits take to parks for free fitness sessions

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Over 3,000 people flocked to 90 parks across the UK on Saturday 30 May for National Outdoor Fitness Day, an initiative developed to help raise awareness of the benefits associated with exercising outdoors. At the forefront of the initiative was British Military Fitness (BMF), which offered free military sessions for everyone in parks across the [...]