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Exercise and obesity

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry You might think you can’t change your DNA, but a new study suggests that people born with a gene that predisposes them to obesity can reduce the gene’s effect by exercising. The study found that the gene was weakened in adults who worked out compared to people who…

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Pedometer or No Pedometer?

Dr. Christopher Majewski, Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry Does wearing a pedometer really help people to get more exercise each day? Research says they do. In fact, in a 2005 study, women with pedometers and a goal of 10,000 steps per day walked more than those whose goal was a brisk, 30-minute walk. And since then,…

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