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For the British Regional Heart Study, the researchers analysed data of nearly 8,000 men for the last 40 years in order to see how their habits affect their health. According to this research, people are starting to become less active after they reach the age of 50.

According to the Active Leisure Trends 2018 report from ukactive and the DataHub, indoor cycling has occurred to be the most popular group class in the UK, accounting 13 per cent of all exercise classes.

Going on holiday often means a hiatus in your normal workout schedule. This does not mean you are or have to be inactive during your holidays. You might do more exercise than you think, like swimming, diving or cycling.

EuropeActive can look back to a very successful past 4 weeks with four high-level bilateral meetings across the Directorates Generals (DG) of the European Commission: DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW), DG Education and Culture (EAC) and DG Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL).

In June 2018, EuropeActive travelled to meetings in Rome and Warsaw to share experiences related to sectoral skills and qualifications in the European Health and Fitness sector.

Results of a recent study indicate that childhood cancer survivors who get plenty of vigorous exercise may live longer than their counterparts who aren’t very active.

EuropeActive attended CEDEFOP’s high-level event about Future of Jobs and Current Challenges on 8th June 2018 in Brussels. During the event CEDEFOP’s skills forecast for EU 28 has been released with a specific focus on the future skills needed in different types of jobs.

In the latest BBC-article two different studies are discussed: one about the link between high blood pressure and dementia, and another about the link between frailty and early death.

On Wednesday June 20th, EuropeActive took part in a panel discussion about health promotion and prevention, in Brussels.

EuropeActive participated in the conference “Sport for All as a means of integration and a bridge between traditions and innovation”, which took place on 12th and 13th of June in Sofia. In the framework of the Presidency, the event was organised by the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports and co-funded under the Erasmus+ programme to discuss how innovation in sport can contribute to improve physical activity.