Swimming for weight loss: Swimming may not be the first activity that pops to mind when you think of weight loss, but fitness experts say it is a useful aerobic activity for overall fitness and toning. Swimming also burns fat long after your session.
A new study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology on December 20, has dismissed the concept of 'fat but fit'. In contrast, the results from the new study suggest that the protective effects of high fitness against early death are reduced in obese people.
Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people lose weight, a UNSW Australia study shows.