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What types of exercise should I do to maintain my weight loss?

Sari Greaves
Nutrition & Dietetics
According to research published in the National Weight Control Registry, people who successfully lost 30 or more pounds of weight and kept it off for 12 months or more burned an average of 2,800 calories weekly through exercise. The best way to meet your exercise prescription is to combine aerobic exercise with strength training. Strength training has the benefit of building lean body muscle, which gives your metabolism a boost. Aerobics is a good calorie burner.

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