Most of the nation’s teens aren’t getting enough exercise

With the explosion of smartphones, teens have learned to swiftly scroll and type away using only their thumbs. But the rest of their bodies are woefully inactive—and the effects are far-reaching. Only about 1 in 4 high school students get the recommended hour a day of physical activity, according to statistics from the American Heart Association. Screen time is partially […]

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Study finds most Australian teens not doing enough physical activity

Nearly 90 percent of Australian children aged 11 to 17 are not meeting current recommendations on daily physical activity, according to an international study by researchers at the World Health Organization. The study, published today in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, and co-authored by The University of Western Australia’s Professor Fiona Bull, says that recommendations of one hour per […]

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Why Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams 'Can't Get Enough' of Daughter Olympia

Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams’ daughter, Olympia, is growing up fast, and the couple “can’t get enough” of the 2-year-old. Her latest accomplishment? “My wife mentioned that she does this really cute, ‘Bye,’ right now,” the Reddit cofounder, 36, told Us Weekly exclusively at the Game Changers New York premiere on Monday, September 9. “It’s a, ‘Byeeee.’ It’s the only […]

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Number of women who aren’t physically active enough is high and growing

Using data from a national survey representing more than 19 million U.S. women with established cardiovascular disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say that more than half of women with the condition do not do enough physical activity and those numbers have grown over the last decade. These results imply that targeted counseling to exercise more could reduce risk of cardiovascular […]

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