by Pamela Kufahl – clubindustry.com
The stress levels and weight of Americans increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey and study.
Sixty-one percent of Americans experienced undesired weight changes—gains or losses—during the pandemic, according to an American Psychological Association survey, Stress in America, conducted in February.
Forty-two percent gained more weight than they intended with the average weight gain being 29 pounds. Ten percent reported gaining more than 50 pounds during that time.