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Medical News Today: Should you do cardio or lift weights?

Many people wonder what the best type of exercise is for burning calories. Cardiovascular exercises and weight training have different effects on the body and may influence weight loss or muscle gain. Here, learn more about how each type of exercise burns calories and which is best.
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Medical News Today: Just one workout offers long-lasting metabolic benefits

New research suggests that we may need less physical activity than we thought to reap the benefits of exercise for our metabolism.
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Medical News Today: New obesity procedure also reduces muscle mass

A new interventional treatment for obesity that is currently in clinical trials raises some concerns because it leads to loss of muscle as well as fat.
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Medical News Today: Obesity: Researchers identify 4 subtypes

A new study identifies four subtypes of obesity, and the authors warn that experts must focus on individuals if they are to find effective treatments.
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Medical News Today: What are the treatments for obesity?

Treatments for obesity include lifestyle remedies, such as dietary changes and exercise. If these do not work, medication or surgery may be possible. Find out more about the options available.
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Medical News Today: Measuring BMI for adults, children, and teens

BMI is one way of measuring whether a person’s weight is healthy. It takes both height and weight into account. However, it does not provide an accurate reflection of an individual’s body composition. Find out how to measure BMI in adults, children, and teens in this article.
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Medical News Today: BMI calculators and charts

Body mass index or BMI is one way to see if a person can see if they are is underweight, if their weight is appropriate, or if they have excess weight. Use these calculators to check your BMI.
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Medical News Today: What are the limitations of BMI?

A person can use their body mass index (BMI) to determine whether they have a healthful weight. But, BMI does not take certain factors into account, such as the proportion of fat to muscle. Learn more here.
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Medical News Today: What is obesity and what causes it?

Obesity is when a person is carrying excessive weight. This puts them at a higher risk of a number of health conditions. Find out more about what obesity is and why it happens.
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Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: Trek or treat?

Attending medical conferences and hiking for charity, the MNT editorial team really has been busy this month! Managing Editor Honor Whiteman reveals more.