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ProSource: Weight Loss Special Issue
ProSource: Weight Loss Special Issue

5 Weight-loss Lies We Tell Ourselves

Despite decades of research and incredible scientific discoveries about how the human body works, weight-loss myths continue to persist. Perhaps it is Americans’ obsessive quest for a quick fix, but the time has come to let go of many of these weight-loss lies and start moving toward a healthier, more realistic view of what it takes to lose weight and live a healthy life. Here are five common weight-loss lies and the scientific evidence that debunks them once and for all.

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The Truth About Exercise and Appetite

The Truth About Exercise and Appetite

By Jim Gerard
While some continue to believe that exercise is the key to weight loss, most experts now agree that exercise alone just isn’t going to cut it and, in some cases, may even make some people eat more. However, two recent studies hint that exercise of a certain form and duration could change the way our bodies interact with food in complex ways that give our appetites the stop sign.

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Can Clients “Cheat” Their Way to Weight Loss?

Can Clients “Cheat” Their Way to Weight Loss?

By Daniel J. Green
Even the most dedicated dieters “cheat” on their programs every once in a while. But what about those who regularly allow themselves a pre-planned day off from the program as opposed to a spur-of-the-moment slip-up? Are they setting themselves up for success, or creating a form of self-sabotage?

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ACE Specialty Series: Become a Weight Management Expert

ACE Specialty Series: Become a Weight Management Expert

By Carrie Myers
Do you get frustrated with clients who say they want to lose weight, but don’t seem to stick to “the program”? What about the athletes you work with? Do they need to learn healthy methods for reducing body fat and building muscle? ACE offers a specialty certification that gives you the tools to help your clients achieve their goals.

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