Regular physical activity reduces “all cause mortality” by 40 to 50 percent. But fewer than 1 in 4 U.S. adults exercise enough. (Photo: Flickr)
Continuing our conversation with Girl Scouts C.E.O. Sylvia Acevedo. Then: There is strong evidence that exercise is wildly beneficial. There is even stronger evidence that most people hate to exercise. So if a pill could mimic the effects of working out, why wouldn’t we want to take it?