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It Doesn't Matter How Hard You Work Out ...

Friday, June 21, 2013

It doesn't matter how hard you work out, if you don't control what you put on your plate.

Think about this for a moment.

It's a rough estimate of the number of calories burned, not an exact amount

Ever time you consume fuel (food), make sure you've portioned out the serving and record it. Even a snack. Even a taste.

Success can be yours if you do what you need to do so you can have it!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ADZY86 6/23/2013 3:25PM

    So true. You can't outrun a bad diet, as they say.

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WHOVIANGIRL23 6/22/2013 11:56AM

    Absolutely correct, I measure out every single bite that goes in my mouth.

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NOVAKJ1 6/22/2013 11:45AM

  Absolutely right. Its by far the most humbling thing to learn. You are in complete control.

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MANDELOVICH 6/21/2013 10:15PM

    Very true!!

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LEANNAW4 6/21/2013 8:53PM

    It's interesting that we, as a weight-obsessed culture, spent so many years insisting that exercise was the key and now we're finding that diet plays a bigger role in losing weight. Exercise, for me, is a big part of my plan, but it's so true that you cannot out-train a poor diet and you MUST take in fewer calories than you expend. The way to do that and still feel satisfied is to load up on quality fuel and forego anything that has no nutritional value.

Thanks for sharing yet another timely and true post!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 6/21/2013 8:48PM

    I'm a perfect example of not being able to out-train a bad diet. I've got to track.

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REGILIEH 6/21/2013 8:18PM


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BARBARAJ73 6/21/2013 12:40PM

    So true... emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 6/21/2013 10:57AM


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BIGPAWSUP 6/21/2013 10:01AM

    Oh so very true!

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CELIAMINER 6/21/2013 9:08AM

    Very timely! This morning I heard on the radio the results of a study that suggested for women diet was more important than exercise for weight loss, but exercise was important for keeping the weight off. Not sure how the study was done, because I know for me diet alone would not have been successful because of the way the body adapts to lower calorie intake.

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KITT52 6/21/2013 8:57AM

    this took me some time to get it.....I do exercise everyday at least 90 minutes....but that was not enough....I must watch my calories and no matter what I want...this is the true fact of weight loss and keeping the weight off...I can and must never go back to over eating....

I tell myself this before each meal.....well I try too..

thanks for the reminder

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NUTRON3 6/21/2013 8:34AM

    so very true

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ISHIIGIRL 6/21/2013 8:30AM

    yes, very true

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MICKEYH 6/21/2013 8:26AM

    So true. I'm on 5th day of my veggies and fruits challenge. Thank goodness of low calories and high nutrient of veggie power, I can eat as much as veggies i want with out conting calories or majoring the weight of veggies I eat. And I feels wonderful!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GAILANN48 6/21/2013 8:24AM

    emoticon Yup...

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WORKNPROGRESS49 6/21/2013 8:22AM

    SO TRUE!!! emoticon message emoticon

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SHERIO5 6/21/2013 8:15AM

    Uh, huh, darn! emoticon

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