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Physical wellbeing

Queen Mary University of London provides a number of activities, programmes and resources to support its staff and students to improve their overall fitness.

Physical wellbeing

How we feel physically is a vital part of our overall wellbeing, contributing to (and affected by) our mental and emotional states.  

Daily Movement 

Being active doesn’t necessarily mean you need to join the gym. Non-traditional forms of exercise have proven to increase our physical wellbeing equivalent to a single, continuous workout. These include exercises such as high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for 25-minute bursts or 'exercise snacking; – a few 10-minute "snack-sized" portions of exercise scattered throughout the day.   

At work, try moving away from your desk to take a call in another room. Take a lunch break outside and stretch your legs.  Choose the stairs over the escalators or lift. When time is not an issue, considering walking or cycling.


Explore how day-to-day movement and fitness  can help us to improve and maintain our physical wellbeing.

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