Sometimes simple advice is just smart. We all know that we have to decrease energy balance and increase exercise if losing weight is the goal. Some great advice from a star-studded Ph.D panel recently speaking on Energy Balance and Weight-Loss Confusion at ACSM's 16th Health & Fitness Summit, including Nancy Rodriguiz;University of Connecticut, Laura Kruskall;University of Las Vegas, Nanna Meyer; University of Colorado, and Kris Clark of Penn State.
Eating just 3-4 bites ( 100 calories ) =10 pound weight gain in a year ! That's one of the reason's it is so easy to gain weight!
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y grandmother used to laugh at herself in the mirror, and say she didn't recognize the old person looking back at her! She didn't feel old.Yet alot of us look in the mirror and wonder why we don't look like we used to, when we were in our twenties or thirties. Liz Applegate, who is the director of sports nutrition at UC Davis presented results from a 10 week program called Embrace Your Range, at the American College of Sports Medicine annual Health & Fitness Summit, April 14th."We still have that prehistoric wiring to store fat", she said. We can blame it on estrogen, starting from puberty, as the fat shifts over the decades towards our middle section...but we can also modify our diets toward colorful fruits and vegetables and allocating 25% of our plates to lean protein sources, limit alcohol, and exercise! Over 80% of the women in the program felt more energetic, and healthier, and with the extra protein-much better!