Sunday, March 18, 2007

Did You Know?

Just a some quick and interesting facts this week about fitness and weight loss that I thought many of you might be interested in. Enjoy!

...the average person will walk over 112 000 kilometres in his/her lifetime?

...about 40% of your body weight is muscle?

...the average Canadian consumes 21 pounds of sugar every year?

...the number of obese people (with a BMI over 30) in Canada has doubled since 1985?
...20-30% of Canadian adults suffer from chronic pain?

...the average 140lb women can burn up to 320 calories an hour by gardening, pushing a stroller or dancing?

...40% of Canadian adults do not consume the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables per day?

...less than half of Canadian children meet the daily activity requirements to support growth and development?

...people have been practising Pilates for over 80 years?

Makes you think...hmmmm

Stay Healthy,

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