Today’s Kids Take 1.5 Mins Longer To Run Mile Than ’80s Kids

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Today’s Kids Take 1.5 Mins Longer To Run Mile Than ’80s Kids

The American Heart Association found that children today take 90 seconds longer to run a mile than did children 30 years ago, with researchers attributing 30 to 60 percent of the decline in running performance to kids’ increasing fat mass. What do you think?

  • “Being able to move your body just isn’t relevant to today’s kids.”

    Billy Heimann
    Unemployed
  • “The ’80s were a special time filled with fast times and even faster kids.”

    Heather Webster
    Pipe Cutter
  • “Yeah, but kids back then had the advantage of three-stripe knee-high socks.”

    Rock Kahn
    Private Eye Detective