Obesity Is Growing, Move 10 Minutes At A Time

July 1, 2009
by Armen Hareyah

Adult obesity rates have grown in 23 states. None of the states out of the 50 have shown a drop in obesity rates. Mississippi leads the race as Americans are getting fatter. Childhood obesity rates are flat, but they remain alarmingly high. Fitness and regular exercise are needed daily. Busy individuals can take 10 minutes at a time to do fitness.

These statistics on U.S. growing obesity trends came from The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The reports also suggest that the percentage of fat people above the age 65 can increase soon.

Many people say they want to achieve significant weight loss, but they don't have time to exercise. You would move more, but you can not devote 30 minutes a day? What if you go in small steps - 10 minutes at a time - with fitness activities that suit your schedule? According to fitness experts dividing physical activity in periods of 10 minutes would give it a fashion of regularity, thus, making it a real habit.

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