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Can you lose weight just by exercising?

Weight loss is by creating a calorie deficit - eating less food and burning more calories, but people who find it too easy to spend an extra hour in the gym, but can't resist the urge to eat their favorite food, often They wonder if they can lose weight only through exercising, in this report we learn about can you lose weight by exercising only?

The two important factors that are essential to losing weight


According to the "Times of India" website, dieting and exercise are the cornerstones of any successful weight loss plan. By neglecting any of them, you will not be able to shed pounds effectively.

Exercise can definitely improve fitness but when it comes to shedding pounds, dieting is just as important.

Vigorous exercise may help you lose weight at first, but you will soon reach a stage of weight stabilization. This also depends on the type of exercise you do.

According to a study published in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, a person can lose 0-1% of their weight through resistance training, 0-3% through aerobic exercise, and 0-3% through a combination of aerobic exercise. And resistance exercise and 5-10% by combining diet and exercise.

What the research suggests


According to a study by Arizona State University, exercise can increase your fitness level, but extra exercise cannot help you lose weight. This was found as a result of a study in which 81 healthy but obese women who lived sedentary lives were asked to do 30 minutes of walking three times a week for 12 weeks.

Each time, these volunteers exercised 70% of their maximum endurance, which means that they worked hard in addition to that. They all ate oil-free food, without any specific changes in their diet, that is, without following a "diet".

The researchers tracked the exact number of calories that each woman burned in the end, it was found that exercise did not help women shed pounds They did not lose an inch of their waist, regardless of how many calories they burned Moreover, 70% of the participants gained weight during studying.

The correct way to lose weight


If you exercise and indulge in the same unhealthy eating habits, all of your efforts to shed pounds will go to no avail, and you will end up eating high-calorie food and this will balance the number of calories you burn while exercising.

This way you will gain weight or at least not be able to shed kilograms.

 When it comes to losing weight, exercising and dieting go hand in hand just by following one, you will not be able to reach your weight loss goal.