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Exercising helps to keep our bodies healthy - this is pretty obvious. But it also makes us feel good, by releasing chemicals called ‘endorphins’, and gives us energy to help us cope with life’s challenges.

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There are plenty of ways to exercise other than playing team sports. Find something active you enjoy and go for it!

  • Go for a walk or run
  • Cycle
  • Play a game
  • Do something in the garden
  • Dance
  • Bounce on a trampoline.

There are also loads of organised activities you can get involved with in Gloucestershire, from yoga to running, kayaking and mountain biking.

Try these directories to find a club or activity near you: