Thursday, October 9, 2008

1 Hour a Week of Exercise Can Improve Quality of Life in Obese Individuals

This is great research showing at even 1 hour can improve the quality of life in obese individuals

A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way for Severely Obese

October 8, 2008 - Reuters - by Megan Rauscher

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When it comes to exercise and physical activity, people who are severely obese often feel defeated and think -- why bother. But a new study shows why they should bother, according to the study team.

Even a little bit of exercise - as little as 1 hour a week - can boost their quality of life and ability to complete everyday tasks like getting dressed, tying shoes and simply moving around, the study found.

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