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  • Summary – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Summary – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    I hope you have found the last five blog posts informative. The infographic is a great way to get out a lot of information in an easily read format but sometimes it’s nice to have a little more detail, and as I stated in the first post you can read the whole report with all

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  • Summary – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Summary – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    I hope you have found the last five blog posts informative. The infographic is a great way to get out a lot of information in an easily read format but sometimes it’s nice to have a little more detail, and as I stated in the first post you can read the whole report with all

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  • Sit Less (Minimise Sedentary time) – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Sit Less (Minimise Sedentary time) – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    “Older adults should break up prolonged periods of being sedentary with light activity when physically possible, or at least with standing ” The message is to sit less as prolonged sedentary behaviour is associated with many poor health and functional outcomes in older adults such as cardiovascular mortality, diabetes, some types of cancer and metabolic

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  • Build Strength – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Build Strength – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    What is getting a lot of press at the moment is the Build Strength part of the guidelines. It’s always been there but it is now given greater emphasis as the evidence it helps maintain physical function, reduce the risk of falls, and help people feel more confident can not be overstated. From the UK

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  • Improve Balance – Physical Activity Guidelines 2019

    Improve Balance – Physical Activity Guidelines 20190

    In Chichester feeling unsteady will ring true with many people with it’s uneven pavements. Unfortunately not a lot can be done about the pavements but we can improve our balance. Along with building our strength the Improve Balance section has seen greater emphasis in these guidelines compared with 2011. If you feel your balance is

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  • Be Active – Physical activity Guidelines

    Be Active – Physical activity Guidelines0

    Be Active – Guidance for the Physical activity Guidelines for Older Adults 2019 “Each week older adults should aim to accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity, building up gradually from current levels. Those who are already regularly active can achieve these benefits through 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity, or a

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