Physical activity is any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles causing an increase in energy expenditure.
Why should I be more active with appropriate physical activity?
Throughout our lives, the benefits of regular and appropriate physical activity are vital.
Being more active with appropriate physical activity and eating a balanced diet can slow or even prevent the onset and development of a range of chronic diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. It can also improve musculoskeletal health, help control body weight and has positive effects on mental health and cognitive processes.
Take a look at our tips to help you be more active with appropriate physical activity.