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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.

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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

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