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Exercise

Physical activity is great for our physical health and wellbeing, and lots of people find that physical activity helps maintain positive mental health.  We can all be more physically active by sitting down less and moving our bodies more.  

Exercise doesn't have to be running marathons or training every day at the gym, it can be other fun things like walking, playing sports, or yoga. 

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Did you know the recommended physical activity levels for young people aged 5-18 is 60 minutes every day.

For adults aged 19 - 64 the recommended level is 2 hours 30 minutes per week.

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