Health can be defined in many ways. It may be described as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease. (World Health Organisation).
Whilst physical ill-health, mental ill-health and social well-being is covered by other sections in this website, on this page we focus on the role of exercise, sleep and diet. These elements of physical health can have a bearing on the other aspects of health - and vice-versa.
Active Alton champions sport and activity in Alton and the surrounding area and there many other opportunities at home or outside to improve fitness through exercise.
Although many of us aspire to lead a better lifestyle, the amount of information can be confusing - and overwhelming.
Although many of us aspire to lead a better lifestyle, the amount of information can be confusing - and overwhelming. The NHS Better Health App encourages achievable steps towards greater fitness.
A 12-week personalised guide is created based on your health goals and BMI. Small changes to your food and exercise habits can mage a big difference