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Wednesday
Jun202012

Sedentary body is a sick body

There is endless talk about the vast US population battling obesity. But there is another health issue that is slowly becoming an problem: inactivity.

The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) is committed to engaging communities with a new message: a sedentary body is a sick body. Physical activity is not just something you do to "get better," it's something you do to avoid getting worse, even without any other underlying condition. Indeed, physical inactivity alone is a harmful disease, not just another risk factor.  

Read the recent blog post by IHRSA on the Department of Health & Human Services website.

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