Putting Too Much Emphasis on Exercise from Surprising Reasons for Weight Gain

Surprising Reasons for Weight Gain

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Putting Too Much Emphasis on Exercise

There is no doubt that a major aspect of losing weight and staying in shape is exercising properly. But, it is a balance between exercise and calorie intake that is the healthiest way to prevent weight gain. “However, to create the caloric deficit required to see consistent weight loss, we have to address the input side of the equation,” Bob Wright explains. “For example, if your goal is to create a caloric deficit of 3500 calories through exercise alone during the course of a week, you would have walk or jog 5 miles every day of the week. You could create the same deficit by reducing your caloric intake from 2000 calories a day to 1500. Neither change is easy, but it is more efficient to create the deficit by reducing the caloric intake.”


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