Exercise. My food is very limited as I am on optifast. Later as I transition, food will be more important. At this point, it is more about making exercise a part of my life and turning it into a habit.
My focus is on food. I believe weight loss starts in the kitchen. I would hate to eat like crap and then have to workout hours on end to burn it off. I do love fitness as well though!
Fitness Minutes: (6,906)
9/4/13 5:21 P
I'm more focused on exercise. It is much easier for me to work out than it is to eat healthy. Explains why I am in this boat in the first place. I will eat decent for a day or two, and then back to bad habits! I had more better days than bad ones for a while, and now the bad definitely outweigh the good! I've lost 30 pounds, but I have a long way to go, so at some point I'm going to have to figure it out!
Fitness Minutes: (5,698)
9/4/13 12:54 P
It varies. Dependent on mood. High energy day & I'm exercising more.
Fitness Minutes: (29,720)
1,471 9/4/13 12:44 P
Food, although I need to put just as much focus on exercise
Fitness Minutes: (24,637)
9/4/13 11:52 A
Fitness Minutes: (28,206)
9/4/13 11:49 A
Definitely food. I find that if I keep my food on track, the exercise just follows naturally, but not necessarily vice versa.
Fitness Minutes: (42,834)
9/4/13 11:48 A
Food is more important for weight loss, but exercise is more important for life improvement (more energy, better mood, feeling strong and accomplished, motivation). I can't make myself eat like I'm supposed to if I don't exercise!
Exercise, and it has nothing to do with my weight maintenance journey. Maintaining a healthy weight does take a focus on food but exercise is about much more than weight.
9/4/13 8:46 A
I focus more on food. Exercise has become a habit that I don't want to break. I can still break my healthy eating habits if I don't pay close attention.
Fitness Minutes: (93,152)
72,727 9/4/13 8:26 A
Exercise as I've had to add food to up my calorie intake; which is too easy!
Fitness Minutes: (1,582)
88 9/4/13 8:25 A
Food. In the exercise department, I can only do what I can do. I do my best. My food choices on the other hand... Keeping track of calories. Finding out what foods make me feel full longer. This is where I am at for right now.
9/4/13 8:13 A
Food. While exercise has benefits.... you cannot out-exercise a bad diet. Period. Even if you stay within your range, if you're making crappy choices you can still end up with health issues.
Exercise is my focus, but I use food to achieve my fitness goals and expend a lot of effort on the food side of things. I need to be light to perform well, and food is the way to lose weight. Exercise (at least the kind I do) doesn't cause weight loss, though it has many amazing benefits.
Fitness Minutes: (125,078)
9/3/13 7:32 P
I think I would have to say it is pretty equal between the two. Maybe just a touch more on exercise.
Fitness Minutes: (85,382)
9/3/13 7:01 P
I flip back and forth every few months it seems. When my food choices get dull, I focus more on fitness and get a little less uptight in my eating habits. When my exercise routine gets dull, I focus more on perfecting my nutrition habits.
I've only been with Spark a little over a year now but I've found so far that in the winter I'm more food oriented (I cook, bake and experiment a lot more) and in the nicer weather I'm more active and into my exercise program so cooking and such takes a back seat.
Fitness Minutes: (34,007)
9/3/13 6:53 P
It changes depending on a lot of different factors but right now I'm focusing on exercise.
Fitness Minutes: (28,059)
9/3/13 6:19 P
Food because if the diet is not under control exercise won't really help.
Fitness Minutes: (295)
9/3/13 6:14 P
Fitness Minutes: (2,895)
9/3/13 5:54 P
Food My Weight Loss M.D. ( specialist ), told me Exercise is great, but that is not the way to lose weight. I was concerned, because I have Mobility Issues and cannot exercise. I am able to walk only a short distance with a Walker. I am not excising, and am losing weight .
Fitness Minutes: (123,548)
9/3/13 4:58 P
Food. In my younger years it was all about the exercise though.
Fitness Minutes: (3,115)
9/3/13 4:27 P
Well, I'm definitely fixated on food. I spend a good amount of time every Sunday evening determine the following weeks health meals, then creating a shopping list for them. But I am also exercising 90-120 minutes a day 6 days a week, so I guess that is fairly focused also.
Recently, exercise... because it makes me feel strong and healthy. I eat a little more and try to choose healthier foods to fuel my workouts as a result. If I were trying to lose weight (instead I have gained a little--some of it muscle, thankfully), I would focus more on food because exercise has never really helped me to drop the pounds.
9/3/13 11:38 A
food- just visited my nutritionist today need to think differently about what I eat and how I eat
9/3/13 11:30 A
my focus is usually on getting exercise done as I've feel fairly good about my food choices
Fitness Minutes: (236)
9/3/13 11:21 A
My focus is usually on the exercise.
Fitness Minutes: (18,507)
1,377 9/3/13 9:03 A
Which I focus on depends on my mood. Some days I am more excited about working out than other days.
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