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  • 20 January 2016 13:15
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Recently released statistics from the British Heart Foundation show that 75% of the UK population are unaware of the minimum physical activity guidelines, that are needed to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. 

A survey commissioned by BHF showed that: 

  • 20% of UK adults openly admit to not exercising 
  • 45% of Brits have not run at all in the past year 
  • 14% admit to finding exercise boring
  • 25% blame their lack of physical activity on bad weather
  • 26% state they do not have enough time to exercise
  • 34% admit they are too lazy to exercise

Over half (51%) of Brits believe a minimum of 20 minutes exercise, such as brisk walking, at least three times a week will suffice for their exercise requirement. However according to the report on physical activity for health from the four home countries’ Chief Medical Officers we should aim for a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity every week, such as brisk walking or cycling - only 17% of people are aware of this.

For more information please visit The British Heart Foundation
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