Organisations

There are many organisations that can help you either understand more about your condition or help you to be more active.
Here are links to some of the most useful ones.

Sports Art

Sports Art

SportsArt are the sponsors of the Benefit from Activity website

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British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation do lots of work to help people with heart disease. They provide advice and support not only for sufferers but also on preventing heart disease.

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Walking for Health

Walking for Health

Walking for Health provide short guided walks across the country. The walks are usually free and are led by friendly, experienced guides. It's a great way to get into walking.

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Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society provides support and advice for people living with dementia and their families. This includes advice on activity and increasing mobility.

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Walk4Life

Walk4Life

An easy to use website with thousands of short local walks everyone can try. It’s free to sign up and lets you keep a record how much walking you do and create your own walks.

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Paths for All

Paths for All

Paths for All champions walking in Scotland for everyone, everyday, everywhere to encourage people to become more active. Paths for All manages a large network of health walks throughout Scotland and is a key delivery partner in the Scottish Government’s National Walking Strategy and Active Scotland Outcomes Framework.

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Dewis

Dewis

Dewis Cymru is the place for information about well-being in Wales. We have information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help!

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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK provide lots of helpful advice on cancer, and have information about the benefits of exercise for preventing and helping with recovery from cancer.

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Sustrans

Sustrans

A leading charity enabling people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys by foot or cycle

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British Lung Foundation

British Lung Foundation

A support organisation for people living with a lung condition in the UK and your family and carers. It will help you to take care of your health.

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Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK

The UK's leading diabetes charity who care for, connect with and campaign alongside and on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes.

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The Multiple Sclerosis Trust

The Multiple Sclerosis Trust

The MS Trust is a small UK charity dedicated to making life better for people living with multiple sclerosis. We provide information to everyone affected by MS and support the health professionals who work with them.

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This Girl Can

This Girl Can

This Girl Can is a national campaign developed by Sport England. It’s a celebration of active women who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it or how they look.

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Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK

Everything Arthritis Research UK does is driven by knowledge to positively impact on what matters to people with arthritis.

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Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK drives better care, treatments and quality of life. It seeks to change attitudes and find a cure.

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FABS

FABS

FABS is ideal for older adults with exercises for Flexibility, Aerobic, Balance & Strength. Everyone is welcome to their fun-filled and friendly classes

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The British Pain Society

The British Pain Society

A professional body working in the field of pain. This links to a useful download for people experiencing pain.

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Go Swimming

Go Swimming

Do you want to learn how to swim, how to improve your swimming or find a pool near you. This site will help you.

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Tennis for Free

Tennis for Free

The charity work with local councils, tennis clubs and coaches to provide FREE weekly coach led family oriented tennis sessions to the local communities throughout the UK in public parks

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Be Inspired UK

Be Inspired UK

An easy to use directory to help you find sport and fitness locations in your local area.

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Sport England

Sport England

Sport England want as many people as possible to find a sport that they enjoy. They provide funding, advice and tools to help you get the most out of sport.

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