Background: This study was intended to evaluate perception of the young adult obese men towards weight training as a proper and useful modality as compared to walking.
Methods: The study was a questionnaire based and conducted in a weight management clinic in Maharashtra state, India. Obese men between 18-40 years of age during their first visit were studied for their perception about weight training.
Results: There was no significant difference between the scores with walking and weight training.
Conclusions: Our results clearly indicate that weight training is perceived to be an equally proper and useful modality of exercise as compared with walking amongst obese men.
Weight training, Obesity, Walking