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Subject:  Hey, Art. Date:  3/23/2011  8:19 PM
Author:  IBPore Number:  31564 of 116946

You keep saying you are fat. Here's a link: Tennessee is the fattest state.

Taking the top spot as the laziest state in the union is Tennessee, where just more than half -- 51.8% -- of the adult population report at least two and a half hours of physical activity per week. The state also played host to one of the most notorious expanding waistlines in pop culture, as Elvis Presley spent his last years in Memphis in a spiral of drug abuse, overeating, and, yes, general laziness. The only ray of sunshine for energetic Tennesseeans who would rather see their state off this list altogether, the CDC found that 24.3% of the state's high school students report moderate physical activity, a comforting statistic in light of the 17.1% national average.

I.B. Pore
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