Fitness Facts

  • Nearly 50% of all young people ages 12-21 are not vigorously active on a daily basis.

     

    On average, a person walks 70,000 miles in their lifetime.

     

    Adolescentswho play sports are eight times as likely to be active at age 24 as adolescents who do not play sports.

     

    Physical activity can help improve academic achievement including enhanced concentration, attention and improved classroom behavior.

     

    On average, it takes about 12 weeks after beginning to exercise to see measurable changes in your body.

     

    It is scientifically suggested that walking at a fast pace for 3 hours or more at least one time a week can reduce your risk for heart disease by up to 65%.