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11/1/13 1:27 P

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Cardio. Something that you really enjoy!!!



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11/1/13 1:17 P

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Cardio and weight training. I agree, weight loss starts in the kitchen.



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10/31/13 3:07 P

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I lost 60 lbs. by walking and eating a healthy diet.

Terri


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10/31/13 2:25 P

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Any cardio, especially combined with HIITS

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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10/28/13 9:48 P

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Ultimately, weight loss is about calories in versus calories out, not about what specific type of exercise you do.

And when it comes to exercise, the most important thing is that you do it regularly. And from this perspective, I think it makes sense to pick something you enjoy.

What is enjoyable depends very much on the individual.

Some people love the social aspect of a group fitness class at the gym eg. Zumba. For others, working out in front of other people is their worst nightmare.

Some people like the controlled environment of gym equipment (eg. treadmill, elliptical), while others dislike the repetitive nature of gyms and very much like running/walking/cycling outside.

Another favorite for many are exercise videos that they can do in the privacy of their own home.

Just pick something that sounds enjoyable to YOU, as this makes it more likely that you will stick with it in the long term.

About the only thing to watch with exercise is that you include both cardio AND strength training in your overall program. ST is overlooked by many, but the truth is that without ST, up to 25% of your weight loss can come from muscle rather than fat, and as muscle burns calories even at rest, this can hurt your longer term weight loss efforts. ST helps maintain your existing muscle mass, and ensure that more of your weight loss comes from fat alone.

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10/28/13 8:29 P

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Pushing yourself away from the table. Weight lists is 80% nutrition and 20% fitness. If you want to exercise, Iencourage you to find a combination of strength and cardio activities you enjoy so you will stick to it.



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10/28/13 7:47 P

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Any cardio!

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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10/28/13 7:40 P

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Whatever exercise you enjoy. I myself love working out to Richard Simmon's Sweatin To The Oldies



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10/28/13 6:08 P

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Weight Loss starts in the Kitchen.

You should do any kind of exercise that you like, whether it be walking or dancing or ellptical or Biking. Just find an activity that you like and can keep doing emoticon

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10/27/13 11:37 P

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self control & whole foods

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10/27/13 7:54 P

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portion control.

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10/27/13 7:45 P

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The exercise YOU enjoy. If you enjoy it you'll do it!

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
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10/27/13 7:20 P

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running

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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10/27/13 6:25 P

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The answer varies from person to person. Any exercise that you will do consistently is the best on for you. For me, it's walking.

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10/27/13 5:48 P

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A combination of strength training and cardio. Find something you enjoy, because you will stick with it.

I enjoy walking and riding my bike. So, I found things that complement both - running, rowing machine, and elliptical.



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10/27/13 5:37 P

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I lost 60 lbs. by eating healthy and walking. I do know that strength training is important too.

Terri


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10/27/13 5:22 P

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What do you think is the best exercise for weight loss?



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