Study: By 2030 half in United States will be obese.

Obese By 2030

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A shocking report released Tuesday by the advocacy group Trust for America's Health projects that by the year 2030, nearly half the population in a majority of states will be obese - with even the thinnest states reaching an over 44% obesity rate. The study also reported that medical costs from treating obesity-related diseases will likely increase by $48 billion, to $66 billion per year. Currently almost 66% of Americans are overweight, and 36% are obese.

What can you do? Your best weapons in preventing personal unhealthy weight gain and maintaining fitness are exercise and a healthy diet. Here are some excellent Cybex tips to help achieve a healthy weight:

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Cybex is a provider and manufacturer of premium commercial fitness equipment. Content featured in the Cybex Fitness Blog is meant to inspire healthy living and wellness and should not be taken as medical advice. As always, be sure to consult a physician if you are unsure of your individual exercise readiness or have a pre-existing medical condition. While these programs offer great benefits, there are many considerations that should be weighed before attempting any type of physical activity.

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