Did you know? Only half of Australians get enough exercise! – Exercise Right.

The Australian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity OR 75 minutes of high intensity aerobic activity AND 2 resistance training sessions per week.

Aerobic activity can consist of walking, running, cycling, swimming, aerobics classes, etc. Where as resistance training consists of exercises causing muscles to contract against external resistance. This can be anything from lifting your own body weight, free weights, machine weights, etc.

Make a commitment to yourself this week to build more exercise into your routine. Anything equal or greater than 10 minutes is classified as aerobic activity. You will be surprised how much going for a short walk in your lunch break or walking to your local shops can add to your weekly tally. And if you don’t have time to dedicate 2 resistance training sessions, then you can implement exercises throughout your day; complete 10 sit to stand every time you go to sit down into your chair, do calf raises while you brush your teeth, do push ups on the bench while you wait for the kettle to boil, etc.

There should be NO EXCUSES!

Talk to the Longevity Exercise Physiology Team this Exercise Right Week and make a change today! 1300 964 002