Americans are still not walking enough!
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|Wed, 08-08-2012 - 11:20am|
According to this report I saw in Health Day News, more Americans are walking but not enough are. "Almost two-thirds of Americans now say they take regular walks, a significant jump upwards, a new study finds. However, experts add that far too many people are still not getting enough exercise to improve their health.According to 2010 data, almost 62 percent of American adults were taking at least one 10-minute walk per week, compared with 56 percent who did so in 2005, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. " the rest of the article
I do see more and more walkers than I used to years ago but I'm not convinced 62 percent of Americans walk. I would guess it is way lower and people just say they are walking because it's the right thing to say now. What do you think?