Obesity

Obesity rates in the UK have come under scrutiny as an association between being overweight / obese and poorer outcomes with Covid-19 have been demonstrated.


An ‘obesity strategy’ is due to be announced here in the coming days.

The UK is currently the 2nd fattest country in Europe (in Europe? That’s another topic....). Surely the best way to protect the NHS going forward is to keep ourselves, on a population basis, active and healthy, and therefore decrease the physical and economic burden.


Exercise is medicine #exerciseismedicine is the tag line of our role as Exercise Physiologists #exercisephysiologist


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