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How can exercising with other people help me lose weight?

Weight loss is a team sport. According to a new study, social networks can play a significant role in helping people achieve their fitness goals. The research, appearing in the journal Obesity, found that team-based weight-loss competitions were highly influential in providing incentives and support in getting overweight people to get leaner. If you have trouble staying on track, get involved with other people you know and make it a group effort.

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