It is widely recognised that staying active offers huge health benefits. It protects against many of the biggest health risks like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. It makes you feel better and can promote wellbeing and good mental health.

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This section details the current recommended physical activity levels and the proportion of people meeting these recommended levels. It also takes a look at the sedentary behaviour of people, including the amount of time spent watching TV.

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CMO launches Start Active, Stay Active physical activity guide

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