The recommended activity/exercise levels for adults can vary depending on factors such as age, fitness level, and health status. 
However, the current general guidelines provided by health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for adults are: 

1. Aerobic Activity 

Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity per week. 
Spread this activity throughout the week, with sessions lasting at least 10 minutes each. 
Moderate-intensity activities include brisk walking, cycling, swimming, or dancing. 
Vigorous-intensity activities include running, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and competitive sports. 

2. Muscle-Strengthening Activities 

Include muscle-strengthening activities for all major muscle groups on 2 or more days per week. 
These activities could involve lifting weights, bodyweight exercises, resistance bands, or using weight machines. 

3. Flexibility and Balance 

Include activities that enhance flexibility and balance, such as yoga, tai chi, or stretching exercises. 
These activities can help improve overall mobility and reduce the risk of injury. 

4. Sedentary Behaviour 

Limit sedentary behaviour, such as sitting for extended periods, as it can have negative health effects. 
Try to break up long periods of sitting with short bouts of light activity. 
It's important to note that these guidelines are general recommendations and should be adapted to an individual's capabilities and health status. If you have any underlying health conditions or concerns, please consult one of our Physiotherapists before starting a new exercise routine. 
At Breakspeare Clinics, we encourage you to prioritize exercise as an essential part of your health and wellness journey. Remember aim for 20-25 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise/activity each day, such as a brisk walk, swim, cycle, or dancing. Establish a consistent exercise schedule and create a regular routine to reap these incredible benefits. Remember, an active you is a healthier, happier you. 
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