People who live close to a gym found to have smaller waist measurements
People living within a kilometre of physical activity facilities, such as gyms, swimming pools and playing fields have smaller waists, lower body mass index (BMI) and lower body fat percentages than those with no nearby exercise facilities, researchers say.
Nursing Standard. 32, 24, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.24.17.s16
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