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Health & Fit Americans Have Over 300 Minutes of Free Time Each Day But Spend Less Than 30 Exercising

17:25  21 november  2019
17:25  21 november  2019 Source:   runnersworld.com

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A new study says many Americans have plenty of free time in the day for exercise but they spend This national survey gathers information from people ages 15 and older who record their activities over a 24-hour On average, Americans reported more than 5 hours ( 300 minutes ) of free time per day

Each mile gets you closer to a better body! Why not have a healthy heart, and live far longer, spend less time in the hospital, and don’t spend What it comes down to is a consisten diet, burning more calories than you eat, and getting 20- 30 minutes of raised-heart rate activity at least 3 times a week.

New research shows that Americans have 300 minutes of daily free time, but don’t spend nearly enough of that  time exercising.© AsiaVision - Getty Images New research shows that Americans have 300 minutes of daily free time, but don’t spend nearly enough of that time exercising.
  • New research published in Preventing Chronic Disease found that Americans averaged more than five hours of free time per day.
  • Of this free time, less than 24 minutes per day was reported as time spent exercising.
  • On the flip side, people reported over three hours a day of screen time use.

These days, we all feel strapped for time. And not having enough hours in the day seems like a good enough excuse for skipping a training run or two, right? Well, what if it turned out that you probably have more time to prioritize exercise than you think? According to new research published in Preventing Chronic Disease, Americans do.

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Researchers asked over 32,000 Americans to disclose how they spent a 24-hour period to determine free time, which was defined as any discretionary time a person had during their day not taken up by responsibilities such as caring for family members or self-care.

On average, people reported having more than 300 minutes (over five hours) of free time per day. Of that free time, most of it was spent as screen time. Men spent an average of 211 minutes (over three and a half hours) of their free time looking at screens, while women spent 175 minutes (almost three hours).

The rest of it, unfortunately, was not spent exercising. The researchers found that men reported they spent an average of just 24 minutes and women only spent 14 minutes sweating per day. However, these estimates are not precise and may not reflect pure moderate to vigorous physical activity, study author Deborah Cohen, M.D., M.P.H. at RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, told Runner’s World.

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That’s two-and-a-half times less than teenagers. Granted, adults may not have as much time as young folks to “Only one in 60 people plays basketball on any given day ,” researcher Geoffrey Godbey said in a Even more troubling, each day adults only work out four minutes more than seniors over 65.

“The results highlight the large amount of time Americans spend with electronic media, which is replacing time they could spend engaging in other pursuits like physical activity that produce better health outcomes,” Cohen said.

The American Heart Association recommends that adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week and spend less time sitting to combat a slew of health problems including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Recent research also found that everything from walking your dog to taking a few laps up and down your hallway (maybe on a commercial break) can all contribute to your daily requirement.

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If you’re thinking these free time estimates are crazy, and you don’t possibly fall into the five-hour free time category, this research also showed that no group reported having less than four and a half hours (270 minutes) of free time per day. This research shows that a lack of free time is not to blame for low levels of exercise among Americans.

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"Participants exercising 30 minutes per day burned more calories than they should relative to the training program we set for them. Furthermore, those who exercised for 60 minutes per day probably ate more, thus their weight loss was slightly less than anticipated.

U.S. spend less than one minute a day in vigorous activity whereas more than 15 hours are spent each weight, the research suggests that just 30 minutes of exercise five days a week is enough. The time spent by obese Americans for exercise is thus too much lower than these figures.

“It’s tough to compete with electronic media, but we need to start, or Americans’ health will likely decline,” said Cohen. “The media should acknowledge its role in promoting sedentary behavior and take some steps to mitigate the associated harms.”

If you’ve really been feeling attached to screens lately, try moving your Netflix binge of The Office to the treadmill, or performing a bodyweight workout in your living room during your favorite Disney+ show. Most phones and apps (looking at you, Instagram) also have screen time limits you can set and reports you can look at in order to better manage your own time in front of the screens.

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