Exercise is not tied to weight especially among Africans

Exercise is not tied to weight especially among Africans


Exercise is not tied to weight especially among Africans
An international study conducted at the University of Loyola, USA, found that physical or athletic activity versus stable lifestyle is not associated with overweight among people of African descent.

The researchers conducted their research on 1944 people aged between 25 and 40 years of African Americans, Ghana, South Africa, Jamaica and Seychelles.

Participants in the study wore a wristwatch to track their physical activity, measure levels of height, weight, body fat, and repeat measurements every two years.

At the beginning of the study, participants from Ghana had the lowest average weights, 139 pounds for men and women, and the Americans had the highest average weights of 202 pounds for women and 206 pounds for men. Follow-up showed that more than 76% of men from Ghana and 44 % Of women achieved health controls for physical activity through exercise for 2.5 hours per day, while follow-up showed that 44% of men and 20% of women in the United States succeeded in applying these controlsExercise is not tied to weight especially among Africans
An international study conducted at the University of Loyola, USA, found that physical or athletic activity versus stable lifestyle is not associated with overweight among people of African descent.

The researchers conducted their research on 1944 people aged between 25 and 40 years of African Americans, Ghana, South Africa, Jamaica and Seychelles.

Participants in the study wore a wristwatch to track their physical activity, measure levels of height, weight, body fat, and repeat measurements every two years.

At the beginning of the study, participants from Ghana had the lowest average weights, 139 pounds for men and women, and the Americans had the highest average weights of 202 pounds for women and 206 pounds for men. Follow-up showed that more than 76% of men from Ghana and 44 % Of women achieved health controls for physical activity through exercise for 2.5 hours per day, while follow-up showed that 44% of men and 20% of women in the United States succeeded in applying these controls
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