Why exercise alone is pretty useless for weight loss as reported on Time Magazine
Why exercise alone is useless for weight loss?
It might come as a shock to most people but when it comes to losing weight, exercise alone is pretty useless, according to Dr. Eric Ravussin, a prominent exercise researcher and chair of diabetes and metabolism at Lousiana State University as reported on Time Magazine.
This very interesting article on Time Magazine goes on to add that many recent studies have found that exercise isn’t as important in helping people lose weight as you hear so regularly in gym advertisements or on shows like The Biggest Loser — or, for that matter, from magazines like this one.
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1914974,00.html#ixzz2RCONZWhH
This is what Bally’s Fitness Says on their website:
You might not expect to hear this from the nation’s leading exercise and fitness company, but here’s the hard truth:
When it comes to losing weight, exercise alone usually doesn’t cut it. Most people need a COMBINED approach that addresses both diet and exercise.
Why Exercise Alone Does Not Help?
According to Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, MD, a fellowship trained obesity medicine physician and founder W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers of America, exercise stimulates appetite, and also builds heavier muscle, two factors that negate any weight lost through burning of calories!