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Start active, stay active: infographics on physical activity

Infographics explaining the physical activity needed for general health benefits for different age ranges.

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These infographics outline the duration, frequency and type of physical activity required to achieve general health benefits for different age ranges.

The infographics relate to the report by the UK’s 4 Chief Medical Officers for the NHS, local authorities and a range of other organisations designing services to promote physical activity.

Published 28 July 2016
Last updated 15 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Physical activity for disabled adults' infographic.

  2. Added 'Physical activity for pregnant women: infographic' and related guidance note.

  3. First published.