Is Your Child As Fit As You Were At Their Age?

American Heart Association research has found that children's cardiovascular fitness  has declined around the world by an average of 15 percent. Today's children would run a mile 1.5 minutes slower than kids 30 years ago. In analyzing data of 25 million children from 28 countries, researches found that childhood obesity explained 30-60% of the fitness…

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Fitness in Middle-age Improves Future Health

Middle-age cardiovascular fitness pays off handsomely over the next 26 years! Participants (19,000) with a mean age of 49 were assessed for baseline fitness and health, then followed for 26 years. The 20% in the highest fitness category experienced only half the prevalence of chronic conditions (i.e. ischemic heart disease, stroke, diabeties, COPD, lung and…

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