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The Benefits

What if I'm Overweight?

People of all types, shapes, and sizes benefit from physical activity. If you are overweight or obese, getting active can help you lower your risk of:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Some types of cancer

For more information, check out Active at Any Size.

Start Today: Small Steps

Learn how getting more active can help reduce your risk of heart disease; overweight and obesity; osteoporosis; and colorectal cancer.

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