Inactivity and Disease
Lack of physical activity is a contributor to chronic disease. 77% of Vermonters do not get the recommended amount, defined as 2.5 hours of moderate activity per week for adults and at least 60 minutes per day for children.
Source: Vermont Dept. of Health Statewide Data Brief
Chronic Diseases Kill
Physical inactivity can lead to chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease and stroke—the leading causes of death for Vermonters.