Why should you be active?

Being physically active is beneficial for everyone! It has a positive effect on both your physical and mental well being.

Government guidelines based on strong research tell us that moderate physical activity can help improve muscle function, balance, co-ordination, plus increase our endurance. It also reduces anxiety and depression, and promotes a feeling of well being. Overall, being more active has the potential to improve your quality of life and reduce the risk of developing lifestyle diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease and cancer.

It also have several benefits for people with Huntington’s disease:

  1. Improved quality of life and confidence
  2. Improved balance
  3. Ability to walk further and faster
  4. Prevention of  stress and aggression
  5. Reduction in symptoms of depression and anxiety