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Tips for including more physical activity in your day

Increases in daily activity can come from small changes made throughout your day – they all add up. You can accumulate your 30 minutes (or more) of physical activity for health throughout the day by combining a few shorter sessions of activity of around 10 to 15 minutes each.

To make a habit out of increasing activity in your day, you can:

REMEMBER these two key phrases to help you be more active every day…

Think of movement as an opportunity, not an inconvenience!
Where any form of movement of the body is seen as an opportunity for improving health, not as a time-wasting inconvenience.

Be active every day in as many ways as you can!
Make a habit of walking or cycling instead of using the car especially for short journeys, or always do things yourself instead of using labour-saving machines.

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