#1 The study shows the link between exercise and mental health: The more you move, the higher your State of Mind score is likely to be.
#2 While older generations are more active and have higher State of Mind scores, younger age groups are less active, impacting their mental wellbeing.
#3 People think that 30 minutes of exercise is the minimum amount required to experience uplift, but ASICS research shows that 15.09 minutes could be all it takes.
Global State of Mind score
The global collective State of Mind score is 64/100.
State of Mind score by gender
Globally, men have a higher State of Mind score than women.
Minutes of physical activity a week
Overall, the study found that the global population does approximately 150 minutes of exercise a week.
Minutes of physical activity by gender
Globally, women exercise on average 40 minutes less a week than men.
Most popular activities
Globally, walking is the most popular activity, followed by running and cardio training.
Across the world:
While the study found that on a global level the more we move, the higher our State of Mind score is likely to be, it also revealed some interesting trends by country.
See how your country compares with the global findings below.