Dispelling the Myths About Exercise in Weight Management
Everyone knows that exercise contributes to better physical and mental health. However there is ongoing controversy around the need to exercise in order to lose weight. Can a person attain and maintain a healthy body weight without exercise? Can you out-exercise a bad diet? What is the relationship between exercise and insulin? Why do some people not experience an exercise high? What in terms of exercise will give us the biggest bang for our weight loss buck? Is it different for different people?
Learning outcomes & key take-aways
- Discover why burning calories is the least important reason to exercise
- How exercise affects brain chemistry
- The link between exercise and appetite regulation
- How exercise influences cravings and food choices
- How exercise affects metabolism of food
- How much does exercise really contribute to weight management?
- The single most important exercise you can do to reduce body fat and improve health and longevity. (The findings from two of Australia’s most prestigious universities will surprise you.)