Category Archives: Exercise

Exercise & Weight loss

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Does Exercise Make You Fat? [VID]

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Study Finds Moderate Exercise Reduces Stroke Risk

A study presented at the American Stroke Association’s recent International Stroke Conference 2008 suggests that achieving a moderate level of cardiovascular fitness can reduce stroke risk in men and women. In the first study to explore the link between cardiovascular … Continue reading

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Why exercise won’t make you thin (Guardian)

Got a few pounds to lose? Cancel the gym membership. An increasing body of research reveals that exercise does next to nothing for you when it comes to losing weight. A result for couch potatoes, yes, but also one that … Continue reading

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We can’t work it out (Guardian)

We all know exercise helps you lose weight. But does it? There is almost no scientific evidence to support the orthodoxy. Indeed, it could even do the exact opposite… Gary Taubes weighs up the facts and takes a controversial look … Continue reading

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Why Exercise STILL Doesn’t Work (Precisionnutrition)

by John Berardi, Ph.D., August 19th, 2009. Exercise Makes Us…Fat? This past week saw the publication of a highly controversial article in Time Magazine, an article called “Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin” by journalist John Cloud. The thesis of … Continue reading

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Why Exercise Doesn’t Actually Help You Lose Weight (Policymic)

With news stories coming out this week about mandatory BMI screenings and Disney’s new emphasis on nutrition in their programming, obesity is yet again making headlines. And that means the blatantly unworkable solutions to weight gain — eating less and exercising more — have … Continue reading

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