Participating in regular physical activity is important for maintaining healthy body weight and preventing a number of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, dementia and depression. Keeping active also provides a range of additional mental health, social, economic and environmental benefits.
Want information/tips on how you can be more active and improve your health?
Get on Track is a free, fun, entertaining and motivating team-based physical activity and healthy eating program for all WA adults.
Healthier Workplaces WA offers free services to all workplaces across Western Australia to help support and encourage workers to make positive lifestyle changes that benefit everyone.
The LiveLighter campaign aims to encourage Western Australian adults to lead healthier lifestyles – to make changes to what they eat and drink, and to be more active to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Visit the website for free tools, tips and recipes.
My Healthy Balance is a free, on-line session based program that can assist you to achieve a healthier lifestyle.
National Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations
The National Physical Activity Guidelines for Australians outline the minimum levels of physical activity required throughout the various stages of life. See the links below for more information.