Any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure
Any scheduled, structured and repeated activity, aiming to improve or maintain physical health i.e. any kind of sports, exercise, dancing etc. Every activity in the context of work, daily transportations, or household activities
Every activity in the context of work, daily transportations, or household activities
Every activity during leisure time
Regular physical activity, combined with a healthy diet, helps to prevent and manage various health issues as well as to maintain a healthy body weight.
Physical activity can improve mental health, quality of life and well-being.
Structured activities (i.e. sports) or unstructured activities, i.e. walking (get off the bus at the previous stop-station and walk the rest of the way), or use the stairs instead of the elevator, or running, cycling, swimming, activities with children, workout, dancing.
> 30 minutes per day of moderate-intensity physical activity, most days of the week (>150 minutes per week) For extra benefits: ≈5 hours of moderate-intensity physical activity or 2,5 hours of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week (or an equivalent combination of both) Activities for muscle strengthening at least 2 times a week
Physical activity can be continuous or be split into smaller durations of at least 10 minutes a day each.