Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
Exercise is great for your health. It plays a vital role in reducing your risk of stroke and can improve your overall wellbeing.
Find information on how to start exercising after a stroke as well on tips on how to stay motivated.
We are an exercise group for stroke survivors. We offer a weekly class for one hour followed by refreshments (except for the last Wednesday of every month) and a chance to socialise with others affected by stroke. Exercises are led by a qualified instructor who has had experience with people who have suffered from a stroke.
We’re looking for one Exercise Group Supporter to assist the service coordinator to run the group, which will help people become more active and help lower their risk of having a stroke or TIA.
LEGS (London Exercise Group for Stroke) provides specialist group exercise in a supportive and enjoyable environment for people who have experienced a stroke.
Dudley Stroke Association – The Dell Exercise has weekly meetings with moderate exercise. Contact us for more information.
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The Stroke Association has joined forces with 14 other charities and Sport England to launch a new campaign: “We Are Undefeatable”. The campaign aims to support people living with health conditions to build physical activity and exercise into their lives and to celebrate every victory, big or small.
The Dunmow & District Stroke Support Group welcomes new members. The club offers a variety of activities including social support, speakers, communication support, outing and meals, games and quizzes.
Exercise is also provided under the supervision of a qualified physiotherapist.