The positive impact of physical activity and exercise on immune function

In times of a global pandemic the importance of leading a healthy, active lifestyle which boosts your resilience, your immune system and your mental health becomes very apparent. There’s a growing body of evidence and data showing that Covid-19 is exacerbating health inequalities and that people with non-communicable diseases such as obesity are disproportionally affected.

Data suggests physical activity levels are decreasing during Covid-19 lockdown

Covid-19 pandemic forced millions of people across the world to stay in quarantine isolated in their homes and away from their usual routines. Even though in many countries containment measures are gradually being lifted and people have more freedom to go outside, the previous two months had been challenging in terms of staying physically active.