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Judging by first impression; Do you think (heavily) overweight people are lazy?

I can only speak for myself and I can honestly say that my overweight certainly reflects a certain attitude I have. So yes, there's laziness involved. Im my case. Just wondering what other people thought about that.


Asked by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Apr. 12, 2012 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (13)
  • It depends on how they carry themselves. I've been out lapped a time or two by heavyset people. Ive seen skinny or averaged sized people just drag themselves around.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 5:26 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • I think the ones that used the motorized cart to get around Walmart (when they are NOT disabled) are.

    Answer by 3libras at 5:21 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • If you're 250 pounds? No. If you're 600 pounds? YES.

    Answer by FreeForAll at 6:09 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • I'm at a pretty ideal weight, and I can tell you there are many overweight people who could put me to shame in a test of strength or endurance, even just energetically, so nope. I don't judge. I mean sure, some probably are lazy but I don't sit around and think about it:)

    Answer by JackieGirl007 at 5:35 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • I've been morbidly obese, and have known people who would qualify for their own TLC show they were heavy enough. I know better than to believe the lazy stereotype. While it's true for some it's not true for all.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:23 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • Do you mean so overweight that they can't even walk? I would say else would someone get to that point? I feel sorry for people with that much weight on them because it must seem hopeless when they try to lose weight.

    Answer by LoViNmYbAbIeSs at 5:23 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • No. I believe that our food is what causes most of the issues. There are sooo many horrible crap in normal foods that make people have less energy and over eat. I believe a lot of that crap also causes the health issues that can cause weight gain.

    Answer by ZanderandBella at 5:58 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • Honestly, yes, that is my first initial thought & impression but I'm sure I'm wrong...I'm sure that's not the case for everyone, but I'm human and I won't lie.

    Answer by Ludvik_Smith at 5:59 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • how does one know who is not disabled? There are many hidden physical things that make a person disabled. Something as simple as arthritis of the spine could debilitate to the point of needing a cart. But to look at them, they are fine? No, I do not judge it could be me there one day and I would hate to have people judging me for something I may be unable to control


    Answer by Anonymous at 6:15 PM on Apr. 12, 2012

  • not overweight too

    Answer by smiley745 at 7:28 PM on Apr. 12, 2012