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Diet?

Post by willy988 » Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:25 pm

What is the ratio of food to exercise in terms meaning how much they contribute to our body?

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Re: Diet?

Post by stuward » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:57 am

100% and 100%. Both are important and the one that is most important is the one you've been neglecting. If you have something specific in mind, you'll need to provide more information.
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Re: Diet?

Post by mattiebrown7777 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:14 am

Yes, you can lose weight with diet alone, but exercise is an important component. Without it, only a portion of your weight loss is from fat — you’re also stripping away muscle and bone density. Since working out stimulates growth of those metabolic tissues, losing weight through exercise means you’re burning mostly fat. The number on the scale may not sound as impressive, but because muscle takes up less space than fat does, you look smaller and your clothes fit better. Data show that to lose weight with exercise and keep it off, you don’t need to run marathons. You just need to build up to five to seven workouts a week, 50 minutes each, at a moderate intensity, like brisk walking or Zumba. Resistance training helps, too. But don’t just do isolated weight-lifting exercises like biceps curls — you’ll get leaner faster by using your body weight against gravity, as with movements like squats, lunges, push-ups and planks. And, of course, beyond burning fat, people shouldn’t forget that exercise can have other impressive health perks, like improving the quality of your sleep, lowering your cholesterol and reducing your stress level.

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Re: Diet?

Post by BostRedSox12 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:31 pm

both are really important, and weightloss is faster if you do both healthy diet and excercise

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