The guidelines emphasise the importance of building strength and balance for adults, and include recommendations for pregnant women, new mothers and disabled people.
New guidance issued by the UK Chief Medical Officers emphasises the importance of building strength and balance for adults, as well as focusing on cardiovascular exercise.
Falls are the leading cause of A&E visits among older people. Taking part in daily physical activities such as brisk walking, swimming and gardening could help reduce these visits. There is strong evidence to suggest that regular physical activity can protect against a range of chronic conditions. Meeting the guidelines can reduce the risk of: