Myth 3 of 5 – Exercise Guarantees That You’ll Lose Weight
Exercise is great and comes with many positive side effects. It increases your longevity, gives you a boost of energy, and strengthens your body. If you’re trying to lose weight exercise alone won’t help you do it, after all abs are made in the kitchen. There’s really only one thing people need to know when losing weight, and that is to consume less calories than you burn. CI < CO. Calories In vs. Calories Out. This is the key to shedding those stubborn pounds. The problem is that people don’t track their calories. Do you know how many calories are in your breakfast? Coffee? Or even that one snack you let slide every few hours? Do you know how many calories you should be eating to begin with based on your BMI? Do your homework, measure yourself, become familiar with portions sizes, and to make it easier stick with water whenever you’re thirsty.