• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Fit versus fat

March 6, 2017

Being overweight increases your risk of health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Exercise helps to reduce those risks. So, what happens if you are overweight, but in good physical shape? Can you be fat and fit?

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky about the realities of being fit and fat at the same time.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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