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what types of exercise are recommended for 5 - 18 year olds
Walking to schoool, cycling, walking the dog
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What are the benefits of physical activity to 5 - 18 year olds
Muscle strength is necessary for daily activities, and to build and maintain strong bones, regulate blood sugar and blood pressure, and help maintain a healthy weight.
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How much physical activity do adults aged 19-64 years old need to do to stay healthy?
•at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity such as cycling or brisk walking every week, and
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How much physical activity do older adults aged 65 and over need to do to keep healthy?
If they are generally fit and have no health conditions that limit their mobility should do:
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What types of exercise could older adults participate in?
water aerobis, ballroom/line dancing, pushing a lawn mower.
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Are there any exercises that should be avoided/limited by those with cvd/heart problems?
•Avoid too much isometric exercises such as pushups and situps. Isometric exercises involve straining muscles against other muscles or an immovable object.
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