Walking or jogging, cycling is a suitable exercise for obese people to exercise every day.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) report, India has the third most obese population in the world after the US. India is forecast to have more than 17 million children obese by 2025, according to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity Pediatrics.

A person is considered overweight, obese when having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. If your waist circumference is greater than 40 inches for men or 35 inches for women, you are obese.

Exercise is a way to keep the body healthy. If you are obese, exercise has many benefits, reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, depression and sleep apnea, and mental comfort.

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Benefits of exercise for obese people, according to Boldsky:

Burns calories and helps with weight loss.

- Improve blood circulation by lowering cholesterol.

- Maintain muscle rhythm increases metabolic rate.

- Improve heart and lung function.

- Reduce stress.

- Reduce depression and help you sleep better.

- Reduce risk of certain diseases such as breast, ovarian and colon cancer, diabetes.

Exercises suitable for obese people:


Walking is one of the best and easiest exercises because it doesn't require equipment and can be done anywhere. Walk for 10 to 15 minutes a day.

Ride bicycle

Cycling is a high-calorie burning sport, impacting the buttocks, thighs and waist where the fat is high.


If you weigh 56 kg, you will burn 180 calories with just half an hour of jogging, according to Harvard Health Publishing.

Tips to maintain exercise every day:

- Avoid competition.

- Don't set your expectations too high, first build your stamina.

Wear suitable shoes and loose clothing.

- Add water regularly.

Warm up before training.