Physical activity and fitness protect our health and can be fun. Walking, playing sport, swimming, cycling and gardening can all keep you fit. Stay safe and prevent injury during exercise by following some sensible tips.
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Topic: Water related activities
Canoeing and kayaking can be done as a hobby, a competitive sport or as a fun activity on holidays.
Careful preparation and the right equipment can help prevent canoeing and kayaking injuries.
Never go fishing alone - always fish with someone else and, ideally, with two other people.
Rowing builds physical skills of stamina, strength, balance, timing and technique.
Take surfing lessons to learn the correct technique and get started safely.
The main cause of injury when surfing is contact with a surfer’s own board or that of another surfer.
Swimming is fun, and a great way to keep fit and make friends.
It takes only seconds for a child to drown, so never take your eyes off children near the water.
Water polo is a demanding game as players have to tread water or swim for the whole match.
You need balance and stamina for wind surfing.