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Movement & Nature

"If physical activity were a drug, we would refer to it as a miracle cure, due to the great many illnesses it can prevent and help treat." 

- UK Chief Medical Officer, Sept 2019

Why is it so important to keep active?

Inactivity is the 4th leading risk factor for death
Inactivity is the cause of 1 in 10 premature deaths
Sitting contributes to 6.9% of all deaths
Inactivity is responsible for 1 in 6 deaths in the UK, which is equivalent to smoking

What counts as physical activity?

Exercise vs Physical Activity