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Welcome to the Fitpro news round-up where we select the stories that caught our attention this week. Follow the link to our Facebook page and join in the conversation.

Brexit or healthy society?

A general election is on the horizon but should parties’ stances on Brexit be what sways your vote?

Chair of ukactive Tanni Grey-Thompson at the ukactive National Summit today argued that the main British political parties should commit to radically transforming the health of the nation in their manifestos.

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Can you swim?

Worrying research from Swim England found that one in three English adults can’t swim.

In an attempt to encourage more older people to learn how to swim, the national governing body for swimming has launched the #LoveSwimming campaign

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Can daily exercise neutralise depression?

A recent study from Harvard University has found that for every 35 minutes spent exercising it appears to lower the risk of depression by 17%.

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