Chris

Chris has gone from hiding his Type 1 Diabetes to playing football with an entire team of diabetic players.

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See how some people with health conditions have found ways to get moving, as well as ideas on how you can make getting active work for you.

  • Krisina

    Krisina

    On the days she can, Krisina finds ways to run while managing her asthma.

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  • Tony

    Tony

    Tony’s cancer can be difficult to navigate, but playing walking football with his team can help.

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  • Meena

    Meena

    For Meena, swimming means relieving her arthritis and calming her mind.

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  • Mohan

    Mohan

    Mohan’s family helps him keep moving with his dementia.

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  • Rebecca

    Rebecca

    Rebecca’s Multiple Sclerosis (MS) led to her discovering dancing and falling in love with it.

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  • Ellie

    Ellie

    Ellie has discovered an entire community of dragon boat paddlers because of her breast cancer.

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  • Simone

    Simone

    After her stroke, Simone had to rethink how she approached moving more.

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  • Heraldo

    Heraldo

    Heraldo has found ways to stretch muscles he didn’t even know he had after his heart surgery.

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  • Tania

    Tania

    Being treated for cancer and managing her depression caused Tania to start thinking about moving more.

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  • Ian

    Ian

    Ian’s home work-outs allow him to stop and start, working around his energy levels and his lung condition.

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  • Julie and Peter

    Julie and Peter

    Peter supports Julie as she lives with Alzheimer’s, including getting both of them out to the park for a run.

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  • Jo

    Jo

    Jo’s depression and fatigue can mean dealing with some not-so-good days, but walking her dog Elsie can help.

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  • Zahoor

    Zahoor

    After being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Zahoor made a point of finding more ways to fit activity into his life.

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Ways to Move

When it comes to finding ways to move, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. In fact, there are many, many ways to be active, including some that people may not realise actually count.

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