Keeping fit

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Looking to try a different way to keep fit, but don't know your Gyrotonic from your Tai Chi? We lead you through some of the most popular exercise classes.

Which exercise suits you?

Easy exercise

Diana Moran offers more easy exercises to help you stretch your upper body.

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Easy exercise

Martina shares her fitness secrets

Tennis star Martina Navratilova shares her tips on staying fit, and chats tennis, and what she likes to eat when visiting London.
Tennis star Martina Navratilova.

Walk your way to health

The easiest and cheapest way to improve your fitness is by starting regular walking. We look at the benefits of walking and how you can get started, even if you hate exercise.
Couple going for a walk

Read Fauja's story

At the age of 102, Fauja Singh is the world's oldest runner. Find out what inspires him and enables him to jog every day.


Alan Beattie, dance teacher at age 78

Dancing is in Alan Beattie's blood. He's been tripping the light fantastic for more than 70 years, and at 78, he shows no signs of stopping any time soon.

Alan Beattie
preparing vegetables

Healthy eating

Eating healthily doesn’t have to be complicated or boring! In fact, it’s about making sure you have plenty of variety, so you get all the nutrients you need and maintain a healthy weight.

older man running in park

Exercise materials

Physical activity is one of the best ways of boosting our health. We've got ways to help you strengthen your muscles and bones.

We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE
and The Exilarch's Foundation

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