Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images
Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images
Wellness

Get enough exercise, global health body urges in new guidelines, saying it is vital to physical and mental health

  • ‘Stay active through the pandemic,’ World Health Organisation’s health promotion chief urges as new guidelines warn of the risks of sedentary behaviour
  • With a quarter of adults and four-fifths of children not exercising enough, WHO says getting people to move about more can prevent 5 million deaths a year

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Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images
Exercise is vital for physical and mental health, whatever your age and fitness level, says new WHO guidelines. Photo: Wang Biao/VCG via Getty Images
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