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Study: Teenagers Are Not Getting The Daily Exercise They Need
Fitness

Study: Teenagers Are Not Getting The Daily Exercise They Need

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Sports like soccer, volleyball, football, cross country, and cheerleading have some Boston Public School students working out on a daily basis this fall... but the student-athletes do not make up for the majority. A study from the World Health Organization published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal said less than 20 percent of teenagers aged 11 to 17 are getting the exercise they need. The WHO said the study was the first to show global trends for adolescents' insufficient physical activity stating "urgent action" is needed. The study found that more than 80 percent of teenagers globally did not meet exercise recommendations, 85 percent of girls and 78 percent of boys. "They need someone to tell them to the purpose and the value ...
Beckham Jr. Opens Up About Mental Health ‘Highs [and] Lows’ From Super Bowl Season
Health

Beckham Jr. Opens Up About Mental Health ‘Highs [and] Lows’ From Super Bowl Season

Odell Beckham Jr. is the most notable free agent left unsigned, and now we may have some clarity as to why he hasn’t been urgently trying to find a new home.In an Instagram post Friday, Beckham detailed his struggles with he has dealt with this offseason after winning the Super Bowl with the Rams and having his son.“After the bowl, havin’ Zydn, battling depression, and being at such highs [and] lows at the same time put me in a really bad spot,” he wrote. “I firmly believe that either way it goes, we can have a choice in this life. [You] can either get up [and] get out of the funk or stay in it. I chose to get out of the mud.”Beckham tore his ACL during the Super Bowl, sending him into another long rehab during the offseason. Since he will not be ready for the start of ...