The WHO recommends increasing physical activity to 300 minutes each week


The WHO establishes temporal physical activity in adults.

The World Health Organization presented its “Global Strategy for Diet, Physical Activity and Health to reduce foodborne illness in people of all ages. Also, regulating physical activity is necessary to maintain a healthy body.

Recommended levels of physical activity for health from 18 to 64 years

For adults between the ages of 18 and 64, physical activity consists of leisure or leisure activities, travel to work, for example: walking or cycling; professional activities, sports or exercises.

It is recommended that you set aside at least 150 minutes a week for physical activity. Similarly, greater benefits will be obtained if up to 300 minutes per week are performed in a moderate manner. All of these can help improve cardiorespiratory and muscular function and bone health and reduce the risk of NCDs and depression.

These recommendations apply to all healthy adults aged 18 to 64 years, unless specific medical conditions require otherwise.

The benefits of being physically active, according to the WHO

  • Lower all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, colon and breast cancer and depression.
  • Lower risk of fracture of the thigh or spine.
  • Better functioning of your cardiorespiratory and muscular system.
  • Maintain adequate weight, better weight and body composition.

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