Findings from a new study are “a wake-up call for the importance of healthy lifestyles and especially physical activity,” said researcher Robert Sallis, M.D., who is a member of the IHRSA Medical, Science, and Health Advisory Council.
The just-released study in The BMJ linked physical inactivity with higher risks of COVID-19 complications, like hospitalization and even death.
In this week’s Take 5, Brent discusses these new findings and shares a guide by Johns Hopkins Medicine that will help restore movement after COVID-19. He also talks about the future of the fitness industry as told by 10 personal trainers.
In addition, Brent shares some interesting new research from McKinsey and Company on the growing popularity of the wellness industry and gives an IHRSA state legislative update.
Watch the full video for all of the latest news. You can also read the transcript below.