The results of a new study that was published in August confirms what I’ve been telling people for years – exercise is a horrible way to try and lose weight!Turns out those “calories burned” calculators on fitness apps or exercise equipment at the gym are not even close to being accurate. Think you just burned […]
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Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Work
We’ve all heard that the key to losing weight is to simply burn more calories than you take in. Calories in < Calories out. Part of this thinking is that consumed calories, regardless of their sources are equivalent; i.e., a calorie is a calorie. Historically, calorie-focused thinking has been biased against high-fat foods, many of […]
Exercising to Lose Weight? Bad Idea!
If you’ve ever participated in or been a spectator during an Ironman triathlon, you will notice that there are people competing in the race that are not only carrying a few extra pounds, but some that are actually overweight. Even the average spectator understands that you cannot physically complete a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile […]