DID YOU KNOW
That the worldwide average steps per day is only 4,961 steps according to Stanford University. The recommended amount of steps per day is 10,000 steps.(1) Only 1 in 3 adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day; and only 1 in 3 children receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week. (2)
People Have Stopped Moving
80.2 million Americans, aged six and older are physically inactive. (3) We are becoming more unhealthy and growing in Obesity rates everyday. More than 100 million adults in the U.S. are Obese, and over 100 million are considered Overweight. (4)(5) A study in 2012 from Huffpost concluded that by 2030 U.S. Obesity population rates would grow to be 44%; in 2016 close to 40% of American adults and 19% of young people had Obesity. (6)(7)(8)
People Are Depressed
Individuals are turning to Pharmaceutical Drugs to get the same effect that exercise produces, but without actually having to exercise; increasing the rate of becoming unhealthy. 1 in 6 Americans take a Pharmaceutical Drug. (9)
And 1 in 10 adults in the United States struggles with Depression. (10) From 2000-2015 the U.S. Antidepressant use jumped by 65%. (11)
Harvard Medical School reported "Depression manifests physically causing disturbed sleep, reduced energy, appetite changes, body aches and increased pain perception." (12)
Pills Are Not The Solution
Studies show exercise being an effective treatment. (13)
Exercise will increase your energy levels, manage your weight, significantly improves your sleep. Exercise helps to control various health conditions, including Low Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Fatigue and Sleep Disturbances, just to name a few. (14)(15)(16)
Exercise helps manage parts of the brain that regulate Stress and Anxiety. (17) Exercise will also increase production of the hormones Serotonin, Norepinephrine and Dopamine in the brain, which relieve feelings of Depression. (18)
Why are we Choosing Anything but a
Healthy Happy Lifestyle?
MOVEMENT IS THE ANSWER.