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Women too busy to exercise

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:467
  1. Jocalyn Clark
  1. BMJ

    Only a quarter of UK women are exercising enough to reap useful health benefits. This “deeply concerning finding” emerged from a national poll conducted by the charity Cancer Research UK, which also found that women lack the time and motivation to achieve the targets for physical activity promoted by government.

    Women are advised to undertake brisk activity for 30 minutes a day at least five times a week to reduce their risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, …

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