How Important is Exercise for Weight Loss?

Apr 20, 2020

How to lose weight without exercise: 3 reasons why exercise has limited utility for losing weight.

Do you need to lose weight before or after a back surgery, total knee or hip replacement or other surgery and just don’t have the mobility to exercise?

Are you in so much pain it’s hard to move, let alone think about volitionally moving more!?

Do you just loathe exercise and admit you’re lazy?

Are you stuck in the mindset of “eat less, exercise more” to lose weight and are thinking,  “How can I lose weight without exercise?”

I’ll give you some clarity in this video why I never start with exercise when I’m helping my clients, who are usually over age 50, learn how to lose weight for good. 

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Helpful Time Stamps

1:51 - Exercise is a small percentage of the total calories burned.

3:32 - Your body tries to replace the calories you just burned to maintain a stable state.

4:19 - You can’t out-exercise a bad diet.

4:41 - Why you should consider adding strength training when you’re ready.

5:14 - What to focus on instead to lose weight without exercise.


Free Weight Loss Resources

The 5% Mindset | How to Win at Weight Loss

The 3 Things You MUST Know to Lose Weight After 50

The Ultimate Food Guide | What to Eat to Burn Fat



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