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We don't exercise, even if we know it is good for us

We don't exercise, even if we know it is good for us

We all know exercise is good for us but we don't do it. A 2018 survey showed that 50 percent of adults and 73 percent of high school students report that they don't meet the minimum levels of physical activity.

We realise that much of the health industry gives conflicting advice on how much exercise we need, what kind, and how to get motivated.

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Humans were meant to move but not to be active for no reason.

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