What is the Key to Weight Loss?

I’m really excited about this guest article. Written by Noel of Fitness Philippines, this post provides an excellent break-down of the secrets to true weight loss. The truth is many people fall for fad diets all the time. To truly lose weight, you have to take a very strategic approach. So I recommend you follow Noel’s simple, but effective advice…

Energy balance determines whether body fat increases, decreases, or stays the same. It occurs when the body’s energy intake equals its energy expenditure. Whenever the human body takes in more energy than it expends, then it incurs a positive energy balance results.

This excess energy will then be naturally stored as body fat. The contrary also holds true, of course, such that whenever the human body expends more energy than it takes in, a negative energy balance occurs and excess fat, if any, will be burned off, resulting in lower body weight.

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