More than half of Americans under 40 now report they are healthier than they were a month ago, and report much larger gains than their older peers. Gen Z saw the greatest movement from 37% to 54%, followed by Millennials from 43% to 55%. During the same time period, Gen X made modest moves from 35% to 43% while Boomers remained nearly flat.

Notably, men are exercising more than women during the week. Data shows significant shifts in men reporting they are exercising during the week, moving from 60% up to 74%. By contrast, women showed no measurable change at all in their exercise frequency.

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