Numbers Tell the Story
An average, intense workout with plenty of hard breathing and sweat burns 300-400 calories per hour. You finish your hour and figure you’ve earned a trip to Krispy Kreme. In the 3 minutes it takes you to eat 2 chocolate-frosted doughnuts, 720 calories went into your body. Not only did you blow all your hard work at the gym, but also you just packed on an additional 400 calories.
Don’t think that just because you don’t have a sweet tooth, you get a free ride. Let’s go back to the gym where you ran off 600 calories on the treadmill – the 600 calories took an hour to lose at 10 miles an hour, which is running fast. Ten minutes, 4 slices of pizza, and a soft drink later, you’ve packed in 900 – 1,000 calories.
Were those doughnuts or slices of pizza worth it?
Look Super in Anything or Nothing
An unhealthy diet and exercise aren’t equal in the ring. Exercise always loses. Don’t get me wrong, exercise is important! But to gain and maintain that lean, healthy, and sexy body you want is to eat healthy and exercise.
The only way to beat the fat is to eat fewer calories than you burn. Through exercise, you will build muscle and amp up your metabolism to help burn off calories.
When you look at the results in the National Weight Control Registry, you see over and over that exercise is one constant among people who’ve maintained their weight loss. Barry Braun, associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst,
Two Steps: Get the Pounds Off and Keep Them Off!
We all want to be healthy and enjoy life, so why not use the holidays to make a solid commitment to follow my two-step plan. I specialize in helping people get healthy and fit.
1. Eat a balanced diet and shed those extra pounds. My Quikfits healthy eating program gives you a nutrition plan to follow.
2. Exercise and strengthen your body. Quikfits offers personal and group exercise plans.
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