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Physical Activity: Keep Moving for a Better Life

Updated: Jul 20, 2020 12:17 PM

About one-third of upstate NY report that they have not done any physical activity in the past 30 days. Nearly two-thirds of adults in upstate NY are classified as overweight or obese. New evidence shows there is a strong link between being sedentary and the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. All forms of physical activity can help offset these risks.