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Exactly why EAT LESS AND EXERCISE MORE is bad advice for long-term weight loss.

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You hear this line thrown out everywhere – “Just eat less and exercise more” – as the magical answer to everyone’s weight issues. The problem is it doesn’t actually work if you do it incorrectly (which most people do) and makes the issues worse, as you will see in this story…

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I’m not doing anything differently but I’m putting on weight!

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I had lunch with a friend recently, who like me, has been into the whole losing weight, trying to be healthy thing for years. She had tried everything too but had been in a good place for quite a while, believing she had found her perfect mix of exercise and eating without too much drama, and she had maintained her 20kg (40lb) weight loss for the longest time.

Until now.

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Sorry but I hate running…

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So I was just checking out some other weight loss blogs and some on social media and about half of them said something about finding a new love of running.

Sorry but I hate running. Jogging even.

It all hurts too much from my boobs bouncing and hurting (even with a super dooper hold ‘em up, squish ‘em in sports bra. Two sometimes.)

Then my lower back starts to ache (have been under chiropractic care for my back for some years now. All pain free now but why choose to do something that aggravates it?)

Knees and other joints hurt, I have heard of friends who get shin splints and have to stop; foot injuries, ankles. What about the stress and strain on your whole body thumping the ground and jarring every organ with every step? Not to mention the wheezing, gasping for breath, pain in your lungs, bright red face, sweating, legs feel like jelly and nearly collapsing in a heap. To me it feels like total crap. Are we having fun yet?

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