Can exercise make you fat? Should you use honey or sugar? Can you wreck your metabolism?
The weather here is not pleasant at all, extremely cold (for me) and outside is snowing now, very heavy and also very windy too. I haven’t been living in this kind of weather for so long time, and I find my body is hard to adopt into it. Anyway, let’s hope the snow can get over soon and the weather can get better.
When I were surfing the net, I find this interesting article that I want to share it with you. It is written by Joy Bauer about some myths toward nutrition and health matters, when you read through the article, don’t forget read the comment area, some interesting comments there:
The negative buzz on exercise was partly inspired by Dr. Timothy Church’s 2009 study of postmenopausal women, which found that women who exercised the most lost far less weight than had been predicted at the outset of the trial.
The researchers concluded that this was probably due to the stimulating effect exercise has on appetite, i.e., the more calories you burn, the more you want to eat. Diet will always be your first line of defense when shedding pounds. But if you carefully monitor your food intake, exercise can help your weight-loss efforts. It burns calories, it naturally tones your body, and it can often put you in a positive dieting mind-set that reinforces smart food choices throughout the day.
No. Muscle and fat are entirely different substances. But it often happens that a muscular person stops working out and eats more. His muscles then shrink in size while his fat cells plump up. At first, this may not register on the scale because fat gains are offset by muscle losses, but eventually the weight will begin to creep up and flab forms … continuing read the entire article here.