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Research has [found / finding] that 25 per cent of British people walk for less than one hour each week. That's just nine minutes [the / a] day. Another 43 per cent walked for less than two hours [per / par] week. This research suggests people need to do [more / many] exercise. The British government recommends 150 minutes of physical activity [every / all] week. Most British people are doing [fewer / less] than this. The research is from an online survey [at / of] 2,021 adults. People answered questions about how [farther / far] they walked a week. This included walking to work, schools or to [local / locally] shops. Increasing numbers of people are using their cars instead of their feet, and playing games on video and computer screens rather [that / than] in sports centres and parks.

Britain's largest walking charity said the research [showing / showed] that there [were / was] an 'inactivity pandemic' in Britain. More and [less / more] people are avoiding any physical exercise. The charity said: “Walking is the [key / keys] to helping reverse this pandemic of inactivity." It added: “We want people all over Britain to join the walking [revolutionary / revolution] ….Walking is one of the most accessible and achievable ways to [truly / true] conquer this inactivity." Politician Diane Abbott said the research was a ‘worrying’ [indication / indicating] of the nation’s health. She said: "We need to plan activity into the [way / how] buildings are designed. The first thing you see in a building [is / was] often a lift (elevator), then you have to look for the stairs. It should be the other way [up / around] ."

 


 
 

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