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This is how much physical activity we all need to stay healthy

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The WHO highlighted six key messages in their latest physical activity recommendations. Image: WHO
Children should do at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, according to the WHO. Image: WHO
Adults should do at least 3 - 5 hours of physical activity per week, according to the WHO. Image: WHO
Adults over 65 years old must also exercise regularly, including balance and strength training. Image: WHO
Regular physical activity during and after pregnancy can have benefits for mother and child. Image: WHO
Exercise can improve physical and mental well-being for people with chronic conditions. Image: WHO

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