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17 September 2010

Exercise low on Americans' list

Only 5% of Americans do anything vigorous like running, biking or aerobics on a given day and preparing meals is the most common moderate physical activity.

Only 5% of Americans do anything vigorous like running, biking or aerobics on a given day and preparing meals is the most common moderate physical activity, according to new research.

"The greatest prevalence for reported moderate activities was food and drink preparation for both men and women," Catrine Tudor-Locke and her team said in a report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

 
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