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41% of the adult population in England are insufficiently active (HSE 2012: 35% men, 46% women) Walking and cycling: can provide the same health benefits as sports or other exercise can increase cardiorespiratory fitness to work is as effective as a training programme and can fulfil the recommendations for physical activity. and it’s good for the local economy Car commuters in Adelaide, Australia gained more weight over a 4 year study than non-car commuters.  The effect was particularly pronounced when comparing those who had sufficient leisure time Switching from car to active travel or public transport: Body Mass Index fell […]
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