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Does 'getting physical' help weight control?

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Australian family physician
Publication Date
Volume
29
Issue
4
Pages
315–319
Identifiers
PMID: 10800214
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Focusing on weight loss as the primary motivation to exercise, from a health and aesthetic perspective, may be the problem. Understanding the barriers to people exercising and focusing on the health benefits rather than the weight loss component is a useful way to get more people to exercise.

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