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Exercising on a Budget

There are plenty of ways to increase your movement levels which are either free or very low-cost. You don't need to have specialist or expensive equipment to get moving.

Walking for health is a great way to add more movement into your daily routine. Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.

Sometimes overlooked as a form of exercise, walking briskly can help you build stamina, improve your fitness and make your heart healthier.

Learn more about Walking for health - NHS (

Looking for alternative free or low-cost physical activities to try?

Try out these activities:

  • Take a walk in a local park or green space
  • Try an at-home workout using simple equipment found at home to substitute for weights, such as a water-bottle or even a tin of baked beans
  • Walking up and down stairs
  • Go for a run with a friend to catch up
  • Walk to the local shops to pick up groceries

Read more about free ways to get active through the We are Undefeatable website.

Additionally, Sport Wales has several free summer activities you can try out to keep active: Free things to do to keep active this summer | Sport Wales