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Is walking a good exercise if I'm obese?

Yes walking is an excellent form of exercise for both obese and non-obese clients. Studies show that people who walk 10,000 or more steps a day are significantly healthier and have lower BMI’s than people who walk less than 10,000 steps a day. Walking is a good low impact form of exercise that is easy on the joints of obese patients. Regular walking will help you lose weight, improve your health, and fitness in safe low impact way.
Pierre Dukan
Nutrition & Dietetics
The heavier you are, the better it is to walk. An obese or even an overweight person is carrying a load. Carrying an extra 30 pounds may be looked upon in its own right as a sport, but only if it is moved around through walking.
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