SEATTLE, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They're calling it "accidental exercise."
The App that some
Whether the activity was planned or the unexpected byproduct of the latest plugged-in fad, Group Health physicians say using the app is great way to stay healthy, get fit, and spend time outside.
"One challenge to exercising is boredom. The ability to search and find as many as 150 exotic and powerful monsters is having a great appeal," said Dr. Jessie Fudge, a Group Health physician and specialist in Activity, Sports and Exercise Medicine. "With obesity and inactivity growing epidemics with significant consequences, the need to find ways to get off the couch and away from the computer to exercise is critical. If you or your kids like video or cell phone games and are looking for walking motivation, this just might be it."
Fudge would much rather spy people playing Pokémon on the street than injured in the clinic. She offers the following tips to stay safe and avoid injury.
Tips for safe Pokémon Go playing:
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SOURCE Group Health
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