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Major health benefits seen from strengthening and balancing activity throughout life

New evidence review supports current UK Chief Medical Officers’ guidance of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity as well as strength exercises on two or more days a week.

Nordic walking

Muscle and bone strengthening and balance activity can improve physical and wellbeing at any age and prevent falls responsible for around 95% of all hip fractures, costing the NHS over £1 billion per year.