Obesity is not necessarily associated with a lack of exercise
Exercise is not a very effective cure for obesity. We already know that from study after study showing small or even non-existant weight loss from exercise programs.
Here’s a new telling illustration: Americans exercise the most in a a new survey of 8,000 people in 8 countries. And yet Americans have the biggest problems with obesity.
Huffington Post: Countries That Exercise The Most Include United States, Spain, And France
Obesity is not primarily caused by a lack of exercise. Much more important is the quality of your food, which determines how much you want to eat.
Exercise is not very effective for weight loss. But it has many other amazing benefits: More about exercise.