Exercise can counter obesity. Going down the scale won't just bring you satisfaction but also brings you closer to a healthier life. Obesity has lead many to its trap of diseases. So, hit the gym, or exercise or you can say hello to the hospital.
Going out to exercise not just counter obesity, but you can expand your social circle. Be a social butterfly won't hurt. At the same time, you will meet people from all walks of life. I guarantee you, every story has it's own peculiarity.
Hopefully these helps!