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Weight loss/ maintenance?

Is weight loss and weight maintenance all about how much calories you eat in a whole 7 day week that will then add up and show up your results on Monday? Or it it about something else?
Generally speaking weight loss and maintenance is when you are in a theoretical calorie burning deficit. This means you burn more calories (e.g through exercise and daily movement) than calories you consume (which can be lowered by dieting for example). This deficit is then was helps to *contribute* to weight loss, but it isn’t the only factor.

At the end of the day your weight isn’t necessarily something to worry about, in that two people who both weigh the same can be at very different health levels.

E.g two people could both weigh 100kg. Person one has 5kg muscle 5kg fat, and person two has 1kg muscle 9 kg fat. So these two people who weigh the ‘same’ aren’t in fact equal. This is why worrying about weight alone and this whole ‘weight loss’ thing isn’t necessarily important or relevant anymore, it’s more about your actual health and nutrition.

Calories are also largely an irrelevant measure. A calorie in itself is the same no matter if it came from a bar of chocolate or a piece of lettuce. It’s the nutrition, vitamins, sugar, fat, energy levels in a food that are important, not the calories.
Original post by markmm4226
Generally speaking weight loss and maintenance is when you are in a theoretical calorie burning deficit. This means you burn more calories (e.g through exercise and daily movement) than calories you consume (which can be lowered by dieting for example). This deficit is then was helps to *contribute* to weight loss, but it isn’t the only factor.

At the end of the day your weight isn’t necessarily something to worry about, in that two people who both weigh the same can be at very different health levels.

E.g two people could both weigh 100kg. Person one has 5kg muscle 5kg fat, and person two has 1kg muscle 9 kg fat. So these two people who weigh the ‘same’ aren’t in fact equal. This is why worrying about weight alone and this whole ‘weight loss’ thing isn’t necessarily important or relevant anymore, it’s more about your actual health and nutrition.

Calories are also largely an irrelevant measure. A calorie in itself is the same no matter if it came from a bar of chocolate or a piece of lettuce. It’s the nutrition, vitamins, sugar, fat, energy levels in a food that are important, not the calories.

In terms of losing and gaining weight kcalories are the only thing that matter, they are not irrelevant.
Original post by markmm4226
Generally speaking weight loss and maintenance is when you are in a theoretical calorie burning deficit. This means you burn more calories (e.g through exercise and daily movement) than calories you consume (which can be lowered by dieting for example). This deficit is then was helps to *contribute* to weight loss, but it isn’t the only factor.

At the end of the day your weight isn’t necessarily something to worry about, in that two people who both weigh the same can be at very different health levels.

E.g two people could both weigh 100kg. Person one has 5kg muscle 5kg fat, and person two has 1kg muscle 9 kg fat. So these two people who weigh the ‘same’ aren’t in fact equal. This is why worrying about weight alone and this whole ‘weight loss’ thing isn’t necessarily important or relevant anymore, it’s more about your actual health and nutrition.

Calories are also largely an irrelevant measure. A calorie in itself is the same no matter if it came from a bar of chocolate or a piece of lettuce. It’s the nutrition, vitamins, sugar, fat, energy levels in a food that are important, not the calories.

it's the cals in vs out that determines weight loss or not. the energy levels are the calories
There are many ways to lose weight. You can do walking, jogging, yoga, swimming and cycling. Walking is one of the best exercises for weight loss. I suggest you use a trampoline for exercise. They are good for our health, they help us to lose weight and boosts energy. Eat healthy foods such as plant foods, fruits. Avoid consuming excess protein and calories. Do not consume fast food. stay hydrated.

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