Tips on Losing Weight and Keeping It Off


Regular exercise is an important part of any healthy lifestyle, especially if you are trying to lose weight and keep the weight off. Most everyone can benefit from some type of exercise, but it is important to find an activity that is enjoyable (or at least tolerable) and that you can turn into a regular habit. Getting just 30 minutes of physical activity four or five days a week can help improve your heart health, lower the risk of depression, reduce pain associated with arthritis, and even decrease the risk of developing certain cancers. If weight loss is your main goal, consider focusing on a cardiovascular routine like running or swimming, as these have been shown to burn more calories than lifting weights alone. Be sure to consult with your physician before starting any exercise routine.

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May 27, 2014

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July 1, 2014