Tag: physical activity

77.1% of Adults Don’t Meet Healthy Weekly Physical Activity Guidelines

“Only 23% of American adults meet leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) guidelines, according to new research data from the Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics, reports Club Industry. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that those between the ages of 18 and 64 engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity every week. Only 22.9% of adults currently meet these guidelines, according to the new data released on June 28.”

Physical Activity Can Help the 46% of Americans Who Feel Alone

Global health service company Cigna released results from a national survey exploring the impact of loneliness in the United States. The survey, conducted in partnership with market research firm, Ipsos, revealed that most American adults are considered lonely.