The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is the fitness industry's only global trade association representing over 10,000 for profit health and fitness facilities and over 600 supplier companies in 75 countries.

 

 



From educational tools and events to promotional programs and public policy initiatives, IHRSA brings you success... by association!

Join | Renew
Pledge Your Support

 
Search IHRSA Blog
« Less than two weeks left in Spring Sale | Main | IHRSA Member Profile: Dakotah! Sport and Fitness »
Wednesday
Jun192013

Study: exercise and diet together is the answer for obese children

It goes without saying that putting an overweight child on a diet is the obvious solution to the problem. But researchers say that a diet and exercise together is the optimal answer.

A group of doctors at Children's Hospital at Westmead in Australia looked at diet and exercise separately, instead of the normal studies of the two at the same time. Their results showed that doing one or the other was not as successful as dieting and exercise together.

Click here to read the entire story.

Reader Comments (1)

Interesting timing. I just asked Jay a similar question today. This article pretty much describes me (I’m sure many of us feel this way). Whenever I tried to “cut”, I’d lose muscle. Whenever I tried to “bulk”, my waist and lower back would be the only parts growing. And yes, I went about it the idiotic way… no doubt.

Recently, I started following a simple CKD template. 6 days are extremely low carbs, 7th day is high carbs while trying to keep fat low. This approach has, for the first time, allowed me to experience what is described as recomp. Losing fat while adding muscle. Both at a very slow rate, but simultaneously. That is huge for me.
July 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWater Diet

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.