Alabama among laziest states; CDC says most not active in free time
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Feb 21, 2011 | 1507 views |  5 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Alabama has one of the highest percentages of couch potatoes in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.     

In a new report, the CDC found that Alabama residents -- along with residents of Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee -- are the least likely to be physically active during leisure time. In each of those states, physical inactivity rates are 29.2 percent or greater for more than 70 percent of the counties.

Read the full story from The Birmingham News.

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