Move more, sit less, every day – it’s easier than you think
Moving more in everyday life and being more active help boosts our energy, fitness and wellbeing and can also help reduce our risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and some cancers.
A great way to start moving more is to break up long periods of sitting. The key is to start small and build up gradually at your own pace. Being active means getting your heart rate up, breathing faster and feeling warmer. Just 10 minutes of activity at a time can really help, eventually building up to 150 minutes a week.
Build activity into your daily routine – it’s easier than you think.
- Take the stairs or walk for short distances instead of using the car or public transport.
- Cleaning, carrying the shopping and gardening all count too and are good for building strength.
Help the kids to move more too
Get help to get started and keep going
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