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Step Up For Better Health

Learn why taking 10,000 steps per day can improve health and prevent chronic diseases.

Current Situation
Health Risks
2 Research supports the view that prolonged sedentary time and being physically inactive are two distinct behaviours that contribute to independent risk factors.
Health Benefits
3 Health Benefits
Our Recommendation
Our Recommendation

1 Win et al. (2015) Patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior in a representative sample of a multi-ethnic South-East Asian population: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 15:318

2 Biswas et al (2015) Sedentary Time and Its association with risk for disease incidence, mortality and hospitalization in adults. Annals of Internal Medicine. 162:123-132 Lee et al (2012) Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy. Lancet 380(9838): 219-29

3 Warburton et al (2006) Health Benefits of physical activity: the evidence. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 174(6) Penedo, F.J. & Dahn, J.R. (2005) Exerise and well-being: a review of mental and physical health benefits associated with physical activity. Current Opinion in Psychiatry 18, 189-193.

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