Could this be one of the key reasons we find ourselves battling the bulge at every turn? A Center for Disease Control study found that almost 50% of Americans had not walked for 10 straight minutes in a week, and a study by Gregg Furie of Yale Medical School showed less than 25% walk or bike in any given week. (quoted from Alexis C. Madrigal, senior editor at The Atlantic. Full article here).
Walking, hiking, Americans do less of it than any other country