The adolescent years are when people's bodies are supposed to start the ascent to their physical peak. Teenagers are growing like beanstalks. Their hormones are raging. They're eager for new experiences. By all accounts, this should be among the most active periods in a person's lifetime.
"Teenagers Are as Sedentary as 60-Year-Olds by Age 19" is from the June 26, 2017 To Your Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.