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Being Active

For any age, season, or time, we have gathered for you all the information to get you exercising and enjoy the health benefits of physical exercise.

Physical activity has many benefits in all ages, and mainly it doesn't have to cost a lot of money; no need to set a special time for it in your agenda, and it is possible to find "on the go" opportunities for activity as part of the everyday schedule. Exercise is always available and is still beneficial. We have gathered recommendations and suggestions for different types of physical activities suitable for the various stages of life, for preschool and childhood, for adolescents, for adults and senior citizens, and yes – even during pregnancy. Additionally, you can find here recommended activities, facilities and available resources in your area of residence, and recommendations from those who are already exercising. Start being active.

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5 Things you should know Being Active

  1. Regular physical activity reduces the risk of hypertension, heart diseases, diabetes, obesity, and more, and improves your wellbeing.
  2. The recommended weekly activity duration as of the age of 18 and onwards: 150 minutes at a medium intensity or 75 minutes high intensity, or a combination of the two.
  3. Integrating activity into everyday life is worthwhile: replacing the elevator with the stairs; the car ride with walking or riding a bike.
  4. Physical activity may improve social skills and build self-confidence; it contributes to the improvement of academic achievements in kids and teenagers.
  5. Physical activity at an older age helps, among other things, to strengthen the muscles and the bones, to improve your wellbeing, flexibility, and cardiovascular function and to reduce the risk of falling.

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