Physical INACTIVITY is associated with a higher risk for severe covid 19 bad outcomes!
What is the research? There was a recent study done with 50,000 patients. This research was at Kaiser where exercise is considered a vital sign, which explains why there is such robust data on this.
They took into consideration the patients other medical conditions (gender, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, etc).
What are the risks?
Inactive group was 2.25 times more likely to be hospitalized compared to those who exercised 150 minutes per week.
The physically inactive were 2.5 times more likely to DIE compared to those who exercised 150 minutes per week.
Take home point: Exercise 150 minutes a week can truly save your life.