January 12, 2010
How Many Calories Does Exercise Burn?
While it is certainly true that exercise of any type is useful in weight loss, there are some types that are better than others when you are trying to lose those extra pounds. When you exercise you use more calories than you would at rest. The amount that you burn is minimal in most kinds of exercise though, unless you are moving (more…)Mail this post
January 4, 2010
Is Exercise Needed For Weight Loss? Will it actually help you lose pounds? Can sedentary individuals actually add significant muscle mass? Can you change your diet and accomplish time consuming exercise at the same time? Do you feel guilty not exercising like you skinny friends? These are some significant and controversial issues.
My previous posting reviewed the benefits (more…)Mail this post
December 24, 2009
It is a common misconception that aerobic exercise tones and firms muscles. Actually it accomplishes very little toning and firming. Resistance exercise (weight training) is where real toning and firming of muscles occurs.
Doing both aerobics and weight training is the optimal way to lose more fat and gain more muscle. If you are trying to lose weight, studies show (more…)Mail this post