If you are physically active, but just can't seem to lose weight, you are still improving your health. Researchers at the University of South Carolina found after studying 14 thousand men, the risk of death went down nearly twenty percent each time the men moved up a notch on the fitness scale. Fitness levels were measured using a treadmill. Best of all, the benefits lasted even if their weight stayed the same. Bottom line, they say fitness trumps weight .
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