If you are busy working out your New Year’s resolutions, it might be helpful to see what our counterparts in Russia are doing for their health.
In 2011, approximately 20% of both women and men reported doing some form of physical exercise at least once a week. By 2017, that figure had grown only slightly among women — to 25% — but more substantially among men — to 31%.
The trend is positive, researchers noted, but the proportion of physically active working Russians remains below the European average.
The physical activity of Russia’s working population does not meet World Health Organization standards