Friday, February 16, 2007

Active commuting protects the younger generation from obesity

Earlier studies have shown that integrating moderate cardiovascular exercises into daily routines is largely beneficial to health and it offers protection against coronary heart diseases, some forms of cancer and reduces the incidence of overweight and obesity. A new study carried out by the American College of Sports Medicine has found that walking, cycling or skating to school has a significant impact on a kid’s physical activity level, which in turn reduces the incidence of obesity among children.

Watch this video, which throws more light on this subject,

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