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I Wish I Could Lose Weight

Friday, October 13, 2017

This one is personal for me...i didn't start serious losing until I started regular walking!

Article from RealAge, Inc November 2004 Get In Step

"4. I wish I could lose weight.
Although you might think that losing weight is the only way to enjoy an improved health profile, the truth is that regular walkers may not have to worry quite as much about what the scale says. Studies show that thin, sedentary people may have more markers of heart disease risk than overweight people who exercise regularly.

Nonetheless, losing weight is a great way to improve your health profile and walking can help you accomplish this goal. Walking will increase the number of calories you burn each day and can boost your muscle mass, which in turn helps your body burn more calories throughout the day, not just while you are exercising."

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  • GINNABOOTS
    Walking has so many health benefits. Something we learned so very young and sometimes don't realize how healthy it really is.
    281 days ago
  • BUSYGRANNY5
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    281 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Awesome! Yup . . . . .muscles are the furnace in the body . . . . burns calories, so the more muscle you have, the more cals you burn. And besides that, muscles are sleeker than fat! 1 lb. of fat = 1 lb. of muscle, BUT muscle takes less room. That's why you look sleeker the more muscle you have.

    All cheers for walking!
    281 days ago
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