Tag - calorie deficit

Top 5 Weight Loss Killers

Successful weight loss plans are all based on one simple principle: burn more calories than you eat. Unfortunately, this principle has some complicated pitfalls that limit success. Ignoring calorie intake, eating excess junk food and physical inactivity are the quickest ways to kill weight loss. 1. Ignoring Calorie Intake. A...

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Energy Balance Explained

Energy balance is the basis of weight management. Do you want to lose weight, put on a few pounds or stay right where you're at? Whichever scenario you are in, energy balance will get you there. Energy balance is simply the amount of calories you eat versus the amount...

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Is there a difference between losing weight and burning fat?

Losing weight and burning fat are sometimes seen as two different goals but the steps needed to accomplish either are identical. At the core of both is calorie balance; the relationship between how many calories you burn and eat. During positive calorie balance, the body stores fat while a...

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Can I lose weight without exercise, through diet alone?

Dieting alone can lead to weight loss, though it is not feasible for most people and will not produce long term results. Dieting without exercise leads to yo-yo style weight fluctuations with a steady increase in weight over time. A moderate restriction in calorie intake combined with an increase...

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The Calorie Project – Update 3: How Calorie Intake & Energy Expenditure Affect Body Weight, Body Fat %, Strength and Appearance

When I first started The Calorie Project, my ultimate goal was to gather enough data in order to analyze the relationship between calorie intake, energy expenditure, weight and body fat. Fully understanding these relationships would allow me to gain, lose or maintain weight more precisely without having to guess...

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