|Part of the
You Can Learn Good Health series.
By Ken Brown
Updated: February 3, 2005
Any good weight loss program is a
combination of eating right and exercising. If you do the combination correctly
you are able to lose weight more quickly. As an example, yesterday, I walked 5
miles and I weghtlifted. I burned 400 plus calories when I walked and another
100 or 200 by weightlifting. Combine that with reducing the number of calories
consumed and you have a winning weight loss day.
If I normally eat 4000 calories in a day. Then I use 400 calories by walking
and 200 by weightlifting, then without eating anything I am already down to
3400 calories for the day. Reduce my food intake of pop, 250 calories each,
candy bars and brownies, 300 calories each, and an extra serving of dinner,
another 300 calories and wow. 2 cans of pop and 2 candy bars,