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Originally posted by DevolutionEvolvd
reply to post by camaro68ss
I know it's tough to understand. But that's no need to get fiesty.
Here, chew on this..How many overweight UPS drivers have you seen in your lifetime? Do you have any idea how much physically demanding labor that is?
Nothing? Next time you're driving down the road take a look at the road workers that work 8 hours a day in the heat lifting heavy things....
These things must be considered. And since you want to ignore the science...all I can do is give you som real world examples of people "exercising" all day long and still overweight.
Originally posted by DevolutionEvolvd
Originally posted by Spirit Warrior 11:11
2) Eat multiple small meals per day. Large meals with large blocks of time in between will cause your metabolism to slow down, store more fat, make you more tired and lethargic. It is also much better for your body because it does not absorb all nutrients during digestion only a percentage. Eating smaller more frequent meals is not only better for digestive health, but you gain more nutrients via increased absorption.
Well, that's not how we evolved. Large meals followed by long fasts were quite typical. And, as it turns out, intermittent fasting is great.
Why do you think vegetarians are healthy.
I'm not even going there. The topic at hand here is caloric balance and hormonal influences on fat loss/gain.
6) Your body MUST have exercise.
For cardiovascular health, sure. For fat loss or weight management? Absolutely not.
Originally posted by ker2010
What they do is not elevating their heartrate enough and how many of the ups drivers are eating right?
You dont know their eating habits. I just got back from Montreal Canada and i had to look to find a fat person.They were few and far between. But here where i live in NC usa they are a dime a dozen. Hmm whats the difference? Same race of people on same continent!!! Illl tell you why cause in Montreal i saw people walking all the time and cycling and also i didnt see them eating huge plates of food at the buffet. Most women there were thin and if you go to the parks you saw tons of active people.
So you tell me what magical thing they have 900 miles north of NC that keeps them slimmer than the people here.
Originally posted by Sly1one
Hmm interesting, which came first the chicken or the egg?
So are you implying that instead of Doctors perscribing exercise and diet plans for overweight people they should be perscribing horomone therapy? Pharmecutical grade horomone replacements? Are you implying there is no natural way to influence the glands to initiate or inhibit less or more often to obtain a healthier body?
It's proven that conscious actions (ie execise and diet) can and do influence the way glands work and how well they work. I believe in homeostasis obviosly but I don't think the hormones/glands are uneffected by anything but their own natural function.
I will entertain the idea that people eat cuz their fat instead of fat cuz they eat, however the intervention that is the most natural and practical is STILL diet management and exercise.
Originally posted by calstorm
Two of the most extremely active people I know are seriously over weight. One out of the two could out run most people here, She has some serious energy. She is the type of person that if she isn't scrubbing her floors,rearranging her furniture or repainting her house for the umpteenmillionth time, she is out jogging or at a night club dancing, or hitting the gym. You get tired just watching her wondering where she gets all her energy from, yet she can't lose a single pound despite being faithful to the south beach diet. You can't get anymore exercise than she gets.
I tend to get very angry when people when people say you need to eat less and exercise more because because watched my mother who struggled with a weight problem all her life kill herself trying to lose weight. It finally killed her. Yes killed her. Being over weight didn't killer her, trying to lose wight did. The methods she tried when everything else failed killed her, just so we are clear in cause some tires to say it was an underlying condition of being over weight.