With the Pope's arrival in the United States, the conversation about religion and faith has been at the forefront. Many of us turn to religious leaders for everything from spiritual guidance to life advice. But using them for workout and diet tips? Not so much.
Yet, as obesity rates rise worldwide, more and more faith leaders are turning to a healthier lifestyle and encouraging their followers to do the same.
While a strong spiritual foundation and prayer or meditation can have positive effects on the mind, everyone from the pope to the Dalai Lama has incorporated physical activity and healthy eating into their daily routine.
Click HERE to read about how some of the world's top religious leaders have combined fitness and faith. There's even a CrossFit rabbi!