29 Apr '12, 10pm

HPB to reward senior citizens who brisk walk regularly

SINGAPORE: The Health Promotion Board (HPB) on Sunday released the findings of a study involving 1,200 seniors, which showed that those who participated in the National Brisk Walking Programme were, on average, eight per cent fitter than their peers. The HPB also revealed that it is coming up with a reward system for seniors who spend at least 100 minutes a week brisk walking. These seniors will be assessed every six months and could qualify for yearly awards. Those who achieve at least 200 minutes of brisk walking a week will attain the gold award, while those who brisk walk for at least 150 and 100 minutes will get the silver and bronze awards respectively. The awards come with certificates and vouchers that can be used to buy healthy food. The rewards will be offered to 100,000 constituents in the 700 brisk-walking clubs here and will progressively be rolled out islandw...

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