14th December 2017
New Active Lives data adds to growing evidence that being active benefits people’s mental wellbeing
People who are regularly active enjoy better mental wellbeing, our Active Lives data shows.
Our latest research reveals that active people are happier and more satisfied with their lives – and are less likely to experience anxiety.
The report, which builds on Active Lives Adult Survey data published in October, also shows that people who do physical activity are likely to feel more able to achieve their goals, and have more trust in their local community.
This report presents six key findings, as the graphic below illustrates