Outexercising Extra Calories is Almost Impossible
I really enjoyed reading this interview I found on GrubStreet before my walk this morning.
GrubStreet is one of the nation’s leading creative writing centers. Here was one of the interviewer’s questions:
Q: I want to lose weight. Is diet really more important than exercise?
“Yes. It is much easier to outeat running than to outrun all of the tempting calories that modern marketing encourages us to cram in. Both diet and exercise are important to health, and exercise is important in weight maintenance. But to lose weight, the preferential focus needs to be on controlling calories in, more than calories out.” (Taken from Bittman/Katz interview on GrubStreet)
Both the quantity and quality of food you eat can positively impact your health and your ability to maintain a healthy weight. What you eat each and everyday is important for your health and wellness.
For exercise, consider just walking outside each day for 20 to 30 minutes. You can move it in your neighborhood or a park, for free!