In Glasgow the GP exercise referral scheme is helping people to safely get back into the habit of exercise. There are now task forces throughout the Western world focussing on increasing the amount of exercise taken by every age group. If you are thinking of increasing or starting to take exercise then you should consider if there you need to consult you doctor prior to taking exercise.
Probably the simplest form exercise to do, getting off the bus one step early, taking the stairs at work or walking to the shops can all dramatically increase the amount exercise taken throughout the week.
Often considered the lowest impact forms of exercise in terms of the stress put onto your joints swimming can be a gentle paddle or a an hour of hard cardio vascular work. For information on public swimming pools in Glasgow Click Here