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Express English: Fitness

Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation!

What do you do to keep fit?

Join the conversation. What do you do to keep fit?

The Express English team

This is what some people in London told us.

Exercise classes seem to be an easy way to keep fit, but one woman admitted that she is not very disciplined and stopped after three weeks.

Jogging seems to be another popular way to keep active but one man opted for a more adventurous pursuit like mountain climbing.

Did you know?


Overweight and obesity rates have increased steadily since the 1980s in both men and women, and according to projections by OECD, three out of four people in the most developed countries will be overweight or obese within 10 years.

Language tip

The expression 'to be fit as a fiddle' can be used to describe a person who is very healthy.

Cultural tip

Overweight welfare claimants in the US state of Arizona face paying $50 fines if they don't follow a dietary regime laid down by their doctor.

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