Nearly half of American youths aged 12-21 years are not vigorously active on a regular basis.
Inactivity is more common among females (14%) than males (7%) and among black females (21%) than white females (12%).
How to prevent Physical Inactivity.
Have a friend or family member workout with you so you want to work out and you will have fun.
- Prevents or delays the development of high blood pressure and helps reduce blood pressure in some adolescents with hypertension.
- It can improve your mental health and mood.
- Increases your chances of living longer.