~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~
If you know me, you know that I love to exercise! It is one of my favorite parts of the day.
So, why in the world would I be telling you that, of all things, exercise is making you fat?!
Well, it isn’t actually the act of exercise that is causing weight gain, it is what you are doing after you workout…
If you’re not following a proper nutrition plan you could actually put on fat from your exercise regimen instead of burning it.
Yes, exercise burns calories, but it also increases the release of ghrelin which is your hormone that promotes hunger.
If you’re not paying attention and planning out your post-workout snacks you’ll most likely end up eating more than you burned off during your workout.
The average medium intensity 30 min workout burns around 250-300 calories. Keep this in mind when choosing what to eat after an exercise session.
While I would never tell you to not exercise, I am cautioning you to not heavily rely alone on your daily workouts for weight loss.
You can’t outrun a bad diet!
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