Drop your weight to raise your health!
At this time of year, after your Christmas binge, you'll probably be looking to get back on track. I found an article about why this is important for your health. Put simply, being overweight can have an impact on your joints. I've listed some key points from the article, and here they are:
Excess weight can lead to arthritis.
Firstly, check your weight to see if you're above a healthy norm.
Two reasons why being overweight hinders you: 1)more stress on weight-bearing joints, 2)inflammation can spread to other areas, your hands for example.
Understanding the force on your knees during different activities.
Tactics for losing weight.
Check the full article here: