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Shocking Survey Reveals US Actually Leads World in Working Out [POLL]

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Maybe there’s something to the typical New Year’s resolution to work out.

According to a survey of 8,000 people in eight countries, 72% have fitness goals. Accomplishing them, though, seems to be tougher than running the fastest speed on the treadmill at the steepest incline – only 29% say they do on most occasions, while 5% never do.

While it may seem the obesity crisis has enveloped the US like fat around around arteries,  Americans say they do work out. In fact, we lead the world by working out 135 days each year, well ahead of the global average of 112 days (looking at our expanding waistlines, though, would indicate that we reward ourselves after each workout with a double bacon cheeseburger, a two-liter bottle of Dr Pepper and an extra-large side of denial).

The biggest reason people feel the need to exercise? Among women (41%) it’s losing weight, while only 28% of men cite that. About 33% of women are also concerned with how they look in clothes, about double the 16% of men who say the same.


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