According to research from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, messages pertaining to morbidity and illness were the most motivating as compared to more typical fitness motivators such as social stigma or obesity, and cost-related concerns.
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Peer pressure generally gets a bad rap, followed closely by the banality of social media. Yet recent research published on Nature.com reveals an exciting benefit