Only two and a half hours a week… that’s the same time as long films last or just five episodes of Eastenders… and the amount of exercise over a week that the NHS recommends we all do.
There is strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and even happier life. People who do regular activity have a lower risk of many chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers.
With the warmer weather, May is a great month to build a little more exercise into our daily routines.
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