More than three-quarters of Americans gained weight during the COVID-19 lockdowns, many by as much as 16 pounds. According to the study done by the weight-loss program Nutrisystem, poor dietary choices and difficulty staying physically active were the biggest culprits. And it’s not just the U.S. Almost one-third of Irish adults, especially those aged 25 to 44, gained weight. The pandemic did no favors to our waistlines, as the CDC claims over 42 percent of Americans were already obese.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book