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An extra 15 minute daily walk could boost global economy: Study

The world economy could be boosted by as much as $100 billion a year if employers successfully encouraged their staff to meet World Health Organization guidelines on exercise, a study by the health insurance group Vitality and the think tank RAND Europe found. Adding an extra 15 minutes of daily walking, or jogging a steady one kilometre each day, would improve productivity and extend life expectancy - leading to more economic growth. The WHO recommends that all adults should take at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise, or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise, a week.

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Read More at Moneycontrol News date : 6 Nov 2019, Wednesday

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