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Global Action Must Be Taken To Stop Physical Inactivity
Medical News Today ^ | July 19, 2012 | Sarah Glynn

Posted on 07/20/2012 6:33:38 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The fifth and final paper in The Lancet Series on physical inactivity explained that because of the global reach, high prevalence, and colossal harms of inactivity, it should be considered pandemic.

Harold W. Kohl, III, leading author and from the University of Texas Health School of Public Health, said:

(Excerpt) Read more at medicalnewstoday.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1984; bigbrother; bullystate; exercise; fitness; georgeorwell; health; lancet; lifestyle; nannystate; physicaljerks
Get ready to do those physical jerks.
1 posted on 07/20/2012 6:33:49 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

These pea brains can even manage a country’s issues let alone the globe’s problems. What a bunch of hyper busy bodies and bullies.


2 posted on 07/20/2012 6:36:11 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

If gas prices go up much more, a lot of us will be walking, so it’s all good.


3 posted on 07/20/2012 6:36:34 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; bamahead; CSM; ...

Barf.

Nanny State PING!


4 posted on 07/20/2012 6:36:34 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Prats. It is not pandemic. No one catches physical inactivity from another. Also considering that most of the world still has to do hard physical labor to earn even a pittance it is shows an appalling ignorance of the real global health needs.


5 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:07 PM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It’s 2012 going on 1984.


6 posted on 07/20/2012 6:37:14 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Stopping something inactive.

There’s one of your dumber headlines.


7 posted on 07/20/2012 6:40:22 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

When they finally manage to push the global economy over the cliff, we’ll all be getting plenty of exercise —

At first, we’ll be rioting and looting, or defending ourselves from rioters and looters...

After that, for the ones that survive, it’ll be a dawn-to-dusk scramble to eke out a meager existence...

Problem solved....


8 posted on 07/20/2012 6:46:13 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: SaraJohnson

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”

-C. S. Lewis


9 posted on 07/20/2012 6:46:57 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969)

“The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/images/2007/11/05/weapons_german_womens_sport_225x300.jpg

German WW2 posters promoted health and physical fitness in line with Nazi ideals. This poster advertising the Reich’s Sports Day for the League of German Maidens equates individual triumph with that of the nation.


10 posted on 07/20/2012 6:48:44 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Over my cold dead body, will I give up my mouse, my remote, my couch and my inactivites!


11 posted on 07/20/2012 6:50:38 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Don’t worry, the global government has plenty of physical activity for all of us in the “re-education” camps.


12 posted on 07/20/2012 6:53:42 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Cut the food stamp allotments in half. That should take care of the problem.


13 posted on 07/20/2012 7:07:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Who is Barack Hussein Obama?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That is quite a jump from the questionable Lancet report of “physical inactivity kills 5 million a year’ to call for the need for global action.

What would be their next target? “Drink 5 gallons of water daily” or some such rot?


14 posted on 07/20/2012 7:12:51 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It’s either tax us into action or send Richard Simmons......


15 posted on 07/20/2012 7:23:33 PM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

States (not feds) should mandate Physical Education in every school. It once was.

When a kid graduates from HS, it would be great if they were proficient in at least one individual sport; tennis, golf, running, etc.


16 posted on 07/20/2012 7:44:39 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I would really get upset about this but I don't want to spend that much energy.
That's enough typing for now.
17 posted on 07/20/2012 7:58:07 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is nuts! If Congress ever passes such a law, SCOTUS will immediately strike it... er, never mind.


18 posted on 07/20/2012 7:58:22 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Psycho_Bunny

There is enough logic in that post to make an OWSer’s head explode.


19 posted on 07/20/2012 7:59:33 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: lovesdogs
There is enough logic in that post to make an OWSer’s head explode.

And John Roberts', too:)

20 posted on 07/20/2012 8:05:07 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Yeah I will go do something active...later after I watch this stack of dvd movies.


21 posted on 07/20/2012 8:22:31 PM PDT by Redcitizen (bumper sticker- 4 out of 3 people can't do math.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


22 posted on 07/20/2012 9:45:51 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: SaraJohnson

Gods greatest gift to man and all animals alike is sleeping and naps......no study needed....


23 posted on 07/20/2012 9:48:45 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

...followed by two minutes hate.


24 posted on 07/20/2012 10:03:41 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Psycho_Bunny

“Stopping something inactive.

There’s one of your dumber headlines.”
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I agree that it would be more sensible to say that physical activity should be encouraged or promoted rather that stopping inactivity but in a time when “educated” people speak of things being “ten times smaller”, “ten times less” or even “ten thousand percent smaller” stopping inactivity doesn’t sound nearly as absurd.


25 posted on 07/20/2012 10:22:51 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is new! Usually the socialist lie first so they can move to theft, and only after there is not enough to steal do they demand enslavement.

This one wants to skip the theft stage and move straight to enslavement.


26 posted on 07/20/2012 11:20:38 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: EEGator
It’s 2012 going on 1984.

Hey, I'll bet you'll move when they strap a cage full of hungry rats to your face.

27 posted on 07/21/2012 12:16:39 AM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: goat granny

That’s what cats are born to do


28 posted on 07/21/2012 1:52:20 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: seowulf

No Room 101 for me please.


29 posted on 07/21/2012 5:36:46 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: HiTech RedNeck

and if you disturb that cat you get a dirty look...:O) same with me.....


30 posted on 07/21/2012 7:36:50 PM PDT by goat granny
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