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Physical Activity

Intensity of physical activity

Intensity refers to the rate at which the activity is being performed or the magnitude of the effort required to perform an activity or exercise.

Physical Activity - Key Facts

Key facts from WHO (World Health Organization)

  • Insufficient physical activity is one of the leading risk factors for death worldwide.

Running tips for beginners

Running is free, you can do it anywhere, and it burns more calories than any other mainstream exercise.

Walking for health

Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.

Get active your way

There are many ways busy mums and dads, families, young people, office workers and older adults can build physical activity into their lives. Being physically active is easier than you think, especially if you make activity part of your daily routine.

physical Inactivity

A modern problem
People are less active nowadays, partly because technology has made our lives easier. We drive cars or take public transport. Machines wash our clothes

Benefits of exercise

Physical activity can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%. It’s free, easy to take, has an immediate effect and you don’t need a GP to get some. Its name? Exercise.


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