Is regular physical exercise an effective weight-loss strategy?


Regular physical exercise is a good strategy to lose weight when combined with healthy eating habits and the right amount of calories. That means that to lose weight you need to create a caloric deficit, more calories out (that is accomplished through physical activity) and less calories in (eating healthy and nutritious foods with the right amount of calories).

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what is an ideal exercise program for fat loss ?
Amy Jamieson-PetonicAmy Jamieson-Petonic
The best exercise for fat loss would be low to moderate cardiovascular exercise, such as walking, ea...
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is aerobic exercise helping me if i am not losing weight ?
National Academy of Sports MedicineNational Academy of Sports Medicine
Many people will make statements such as, “I am having difficulty losing weight, but I run on the tr...
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how much exercise should i do each week to reach a healthy weight ?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
To reach a healthy weight the amount of weekly exercise people need to do varies. You should get at ...
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do intense activities burn more fat ?
National Academy of Sports MedicineNational Academy of Sports Medicine
In a sense, yes, the higher the intensity will elicit more fat loss. It is important to note, howeve...
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