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Fit vs fat, with Steven Blair

Fit vs fat, with Steven Blair

Karim Khan talks to Steven Blair, professor at the Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina. Professor Blair discusses the wealth of evidence he’s built up on the benefits of exercise, why physical inactivity is a bigger problem than obesity, and how much and of what we should all be doing.0.51 Why physical inactivity is a greater health problem than obesity3.20 Why physical inactivity is an important factor in causing the obesity epidemic6.18 How the World Health Organisation is waking up to the fact physical inactivity is a major health problem8.47 The impact of genetic makeup on the benefits gained from physical activity10.44 The benefits of physical activity in those over 6011.52 How much and of what sort of exercise should we be doing to get the benefits?See also:Physical inactivity: the biggest public health problem of the 21st century http://bit.ly/11yeqrJRelationship between low cardiorespiratory fitness and mortality in normal-weight, overweight, and obese men http://bit

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