Picture 22 year old me. Just out of college, first job, living on my own, and exercising like a demon. I would take an intense step aerobics class (remember that?) then leave completely ravenous. I'd make myself a huge dinner or order Chinese and proceed to devour the whole thing in front of the TV. Then I was shocked to discover I gained weight!
But what about people who start exercising as a way to lose weight? Though they try to be cognizant of their movement and nutrition, weight loss is often elusive. Either they slowly gain weight, remain constant or lose much less than they expected.
Researchers have always agreed that most people compensate for the calories used while exercising by:
However, the exact method of compensation (overeating or undermoving) was unknown until now. A new study of the habits of previously inactive people beginning an exercise regimen aimed at getting a handle on just that.
You don't have to be an Olympic body builder or train like one to get stronger, move better, be healthier, and feel and look great.
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