a, b, c
all except a and f
African-American women, people with low education levels, people who are overweight and the elderly
False. Children are heavier and less physically fit than
they were even a generation ago. Many are developing cardiovascular
disease risk factors such as overweight, higher blood pressure, higher
blood cholesterol and cigarette smoking. Children spend an average of
17 hours a week watching TV in addition to the time they spend on video
and computer games -- all sedentary activities!
Not enough time. But all it takes is 30 minutes a day and
not necessarily all at once! Your workout should have the same
importance as any other appointment of the day.
True. To build endurance, do aerobic physical activities
such as brisk walking, running, bicycling or swimming. To build
strength, try weight lifting. To improve flexibility, do stretching
and movements that put each part of the body through its full range of
See a doctor first for a medical evaluation
Walking. It's inexpensive, easy and convenient. You can
walk throughout your lifetime. You can walk year-round and in most
weather, indoors or outdoors. You don't need special clothing or
equipment. Walking is low impact so risks of injury to bones and
joints are minimal.