Inactivity alone causes THE SAME LEVEL OF MORTALITY AS SMOKING, type 2 diabetes, and MORE MORTALITY than being overweight or obese. This is regardless of body weight.
45% of women are not active enough for good health.
19% of men and 26% of women are physically inactive (less than 30 minutes of activity a week).
See below recommendations for activity guidelines.
To get started, try not to be overwhelmed – remember anything is better than nothing! Every 10 minutes of exercise has a positive impact on your health! Start small and build up gradually.