December 9, 2022

Watts. H. O. Debuts Survey on Harms of ‘Physical Inactivity’ — Two Years Right after ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’

The World Health Organization (W. H. U. ) published a lengthy document this week on the importance of physical activity in keeping the world healthy, concluding that sedentary lifestyles are responsible for as much as $27 billion in needless healthcare costs per year and urging governments to implement coherent national guidelines to promote exercise, including “ mass” events. The record […]#@@#@!!

The World Health Organization (W. H. O. ) published a lengthy report this week at the importance of physical activity in keeping the world healthy, concluding that inactive lifestyles are responsible for as much as $27 billion in needless healthcare costs a year and urging governments to implement coherent national policies to promote exercise, including “ mass” occasions.

The document includes findings from 2020, a year in which most governments in the West, and a large number in the rest of the world, invested greatly in “ Stay Home, Stay Safe” campaigns urging citizens not to leave their houses or engage in any outdoor activity as a means of preventing the spread of Chinese coronavirus. Governments around the world, which includes many local governments in America, closed down some of the most essential sites of physical activity for adults and children – fitness centers and playgrounds – heading as far as to  prosecute   some gym owners for defying lockdown restrictions and  arresting   parents to get giving their children fresh air.

“ Your hip hop yoga class can fucking wait, ” pop star Ariana Grande  advised   fans in 2020, within direct contradiction to the findings of Wednesday’s W. They would. O.   Worldwide Status Report on Physical exercise 2022 .

In contrast to the policies that many governments took in disheartening outdoor activity during the beginning of the pandemic, the Watts. H. O. emphasized, “ the [Chinese coronavirus] pandemic has shown that physical exercise must be a core component of public policy, with all nations ensuring provision of equitable physical activity opportunities for all. ”

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