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Physical activity not only helps you look and feel good, it also gives you more energy to enjoy a healthy life! Simple activities like doing household chores or taking the stairs instead of the lift are a good start. Aim for 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every week for a healthier you.
Engaging in regular physical activity can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, prolong life and enhance your quality of life. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality (accounting for 6% of deaths globally), whilst overweightedness and obesity are responsible for 5% of global mortality.
According to the 2019 National Population Health Survey conducted by the Ministry of Health, 40.2% of Singaporeans (aged 18-74) do not participate in any leisure-time physical activity. Including physical activity at work, commuting and leisure-time physical activity, 19.9% of Singaporeans have insufficient total physial activity
In general, there are three types of physical activity one can engage in:
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