Heavy burden

Exercise Station Seven Creeks Park
Strathbogie Shire Council have proposed this design for one of the exercise stations set to be installed along Euroa's Apex Track.

THE Strathbogie region has not ranked well when it comes to the rates of obesity with recent research showing that 35.1 per cent of adults living in the region are classified as obese.

The research, which was conducted by the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University, also showed that 70.7 per cent of adults in the Strathbogie region are also classified as either obese or overweight.

Dr Mal Alston from the Euroa Medical Family Practice told the Gazette that he is not surprised by the data.


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