Nick Jones

Nick Jones

Usually, when I write this column, I reflect on my experiences with fitness and my opinions on different aspects of wellness. But for this topic, I looked into scientific studies on physical activity with our youth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine, some very worrisome trends are occurring today with our youth.

• Less than 25% of children 6 to 17 years of age participate in 60 minutes a day of physical activity

 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.