These Are the Top 10 Fittest Countries in the World, According to the CDC

These Are the Top 10 Fittest Countries in the World, According to the CDC

If you’re living in Africa or Asia, you may be among one of the most active populations on Earth.

Bad health doesn’t discriminate. It’s widely known that people from all cultures and walks of life are living with debilitating health conditions across the globe.

But which countries play host to populations that are generally more unhealthy than others?

On the whole, most of us need to be more active. It’s no secret that obesity is a huge problem in developed countries. Essentially, we’ve made things so easy for ourselves that regular, daily life is making us sick.

The World Health Organization estimates that more than a quarter of the world’s population- 1.4 billion people- isn’t getting enough exercise each day.

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And nothing has gotten better since way back in 2001.

If you live in a high-income country you probably move the least, and women have been found to be more sedentary than men, save in two parts of Asia.

So, where can you find the worst offenders?

When it comes to adults and exercise according to the WHO, it’s Kuwait. Over 65% of adults in this hot home are inactive.

Following this are American Samoa, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, where upwards of 50% of people don’t move much.

On the flip side, to find those who can’t sit still, turn to this list. Here are the top 10 physical performing countries across the globe:

  • Uganda
  • Mozambique
  • Lesotho
  • Tanzania
  • Niue
  • Vanuata
  • Togo
  • Cambodia
  • Myanmar
  • Tokelau


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