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From Fit To Fat

China fitness report

China's fourth national fitness report surveyed 5,31,849 people between ages 3 and 69. An official study of the nations's physical fitness level, claims that Chinese are taller and fatter than ever before.32.7 per cent adults are "overweight", increase  of 0.6 per cent.

The bulk of growth was among the nation's elderly. A total 41.6 percent of seniors are overweight, up by 1.8 per cent compared with the previous study conducted in 2010. Chinese women fared better as 91.9 percent met country's fitness standards