Staying active: How you can hit the recommended 150-300 minutes of exercise per week

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For many, the pandemic has led to a more sedentary lifestyle. But how can you go from couch potato to fit potato? ST meets Melissa Low who has discovered the benefits of keeping fit and finds out tips for getting onto the fitness wagon.
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SINGAPORE - Before 2020, human resources professional Melissa Low used to attend high-intensity interval training classes regularly with friends. Then, like many others in Singapore, the 30-year-old began working from home when the Covid-19 pandemic hit and became sedentary.

People aged 18 to 64 should clock between 150 and 300 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a week, according to revised national guidelines released earlier this month by the Health Promotion Board and national agency Sport Singapore (SportSG).

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