7 Best Exercises For Weight Loss, According To Experts (Forbes Health)

Posted: May 16, 2023 in In the News

This article originally appeared in Forbes Health on May 16, 2023.


7 Best Exercises For Weight Loss, According To Experts

By Kimberly Dawn Neumann

Expert reviewed by Sabrena Jo, Ph.D.

Over 70% of U.S. adults have overweight or obesity, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Yet only about 25% meet the recommended physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise.

If you’re looking to lose weight, experts and research alike suggest that for most people, exercise should be part of the equation. Creating a calorie deficit (burning more energy than you consume) is a mainstay weight loss strategy, and working out—in combination with diet modification—is one of the most effective ways to do so.

Read on for expert advice on how to maximize your weight loss goals with the help of exercise.


Kimberly Dawn Neumann is a New York City-based magazine and book writer whose work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Women’s Health, Health, Cosmopolitan, Fitness, Prevention, Redbook and more. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland’s College of Journalism, and she holds certifications as an American Council on Exercise fitness professional, a certified life coach, a 200-hour RYT yoga instructor, and an Active Isolated Flexibility Technician. She is a top barre and dance instructor, a former National Competitive Aerobics Champion Bronze Medalist and a Broadway performer. She has also starred in 10 exercise videos. For more, visit: www.KDNeumann.com.


Sabrena Jo, Ph.D., senior director of science and research at the American Council on Exercise, has decades of experience helping people find ways to become physically active. From working one-on-one with clients to leading group fitness classes to teaching and developing curricula at universities, Dr. Jo has always had a passion for supporting people as they start and maintain a physically active lifestyle. A graduate from the University of Kansas, Dr. Jo’s research interests include understanding how the motivational climate influences optimal experiences for participants in various exercise settings.


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