Exercise Myth Busters #9

You Cant Be Fit and Fat

The notion that all overweight people are sedentary, unfit and at risk of developing health related diseases is simply not true. Overweight and obese individuals who exercise regularly and maintain good fitness levels do not have elevated mortality rates. It has been shown that poor fitness is as good a predictor of early death as other risk factors such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *