Problems Concerning Exercise and Fitness
Lack of exercise is becoming a severe problem in the United States and across the world. Some serious health conditions that arise from lack of exercise are obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, and breast cancer. Just about 35 percent of adults in the United States have been marked obese or overweight. Also, lack of exercising is the cause of 1 out of 10 deaths. That is just as much as smoking.
Importance of Exercise
Various ways to stay in shape
Although weight training is more common among athletes, people trying to become healthy can find great benefits from weight lifting.
Jogging or running is the most common form of exercise for people. This burns calories at a high rate and can help people lose weight through time.
Swimming is a very beneficial form of exercise cause it increases your cardio and muscle strength while it is helping you burn calories.
- Anyone can run/jog on school tracks or community trails
- About 1 out of 5 homes have a fitness or recreation center less than a half mile away
- Local pools or YMCA's are available to the public for swimming purposes
- Organizations have set out to help people stay active like the Play 60 campaign helped by the NFL