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Exercise is more than lycra and legwarmers

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Aussie men aren’t moving enough.

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Fact.
When men hit the age of 45, they start to move less and less. When they get to 75 years or older only a third of Aussie men are ‘sufficiently active’ for health.

 

According to statistics, sedentary levels for men increased from 33% in 2004-05 to 39% in 2011-12.RRM nostalgia

 

Only 19% of men meet the suggested target of 10,000 steps a day.

 

South Australians and those from the Northern Territory move the least. (Well done blokes from ACT, you move the most – but still not enough!)

 

 

Men die earlier than women.

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Globally, men die five years earlier than women and are 50% more likely to die between the ages of 15 and 60.

 

In the developed world, men’s health outcomes are substantially worse than women’s yet this inequality has as yet received little attention from health policymakers and healthcare providers.

 

 

A lack of exercise can lead to the development of chronic disease and death.

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Fact. A lack of physical activity is one of the major factors in developing a chronic disease.

 

Did you know that coronary heart disease was the leading cause of death in adult males in 2010?

 

 

By moving more now, you can live longer.

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Fact. Exercise can help manage your condition to help you live longer or in some cases can reverse the effects and treat the condition.

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