How Black Women Can Fight Obesity | BlackDoctor

    Want To Get Fit? Just Work What You’ve Got!

    fit black woman doing push up outside on grass
    Did you know that nearly 80 percent of black women struggle with their weight? Though this is a fact, the good news is that no matter where you live, you can maintain a healthy weight and prevent or delay certain health problems by getting regular physical activity and eating healthy.

    Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive.

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    To help, the Weight-control Information Network (WIN) suggests you:

    • Talk with your health care provider about your weight and your fitness activities.

    • Start with a small goal of being active for 10 minutes a day, and slowly build up your time.

    • Form a walking group with friends, and use the track at a nearby high school.

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