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Globally, over 1.4 billion adults are at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity.

Regular physical activity 🤼‍♀️🧘‍♂️🚵‍♀️🏌️‍♀️🤸‍♀️🏊‍♂️⛹️‍♂️🏋️‍♀️🤽‍♂️💃 has significant benefits for health.

Let`s #BeActive!
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men do not do enough physical activity to stay healthy.
Physical inactivity increases people`s risk of:
-Cardiovascular diseases
-Diabetes 2

Let`s #BeActive!
Women are less physically active than men in most parts of the world.
800 million women are missing out on the positive impacts physical activity provides in preventing noncommunicable diseases.
Urbanization is severely impacting opportunities to #BeActive. We need cities and urban environments that enable:
Economic development is linked with increasing levels of inactivity: With increasing country income level, inactivity increases.
There are many ways to be active ⛹🏼‍🏃🏿‍🤸🏾‍🚴🏽‍🤼‍🏊🏼‍🧘🏿 and many policy opportunities to increase participation.

Our goal is to reduce physical inactivity by 15% by 2030.

Let's #BeActive, let's #BeatNCDs
Increasing physical activity can prevent our children becoming obese.

Less screen time, more play & recreation time.
Older adults
Poorer people
Indigenous people
Marginalized populations
People with disabilities and chronic diseases

have fewer opportunities to be active.

We need leaders at all levels to create these opportunities and #BeatNCDs
Regular physical activity – such as walking, cycling, or doing sports – has significant benefits for health.
Let`s #BeActive!
Physical activity has significant health benefits and can help to #BeatNCDs

1 in 4 adults

do not do enough physical activity.

Let's #BeActive, let's #BeatNCDs
Regular physical activity is proven to help prevent and treat noncommunicable diseases.

Let's #BeActive, let's #BeatNCDs

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