Body Weight and Exercise

The Best Ever Overview:

“Exercise is the world’s best drug, it’s just not a weight loss drug.”

This is a very worthwhile video. Dr. Yoni Freedhoff established and runs Ottawa’s non-surgical Bariatric Medical Institute. Presented May 2015.

“Rebranding Exercise: Why Exercise is the World’s Best Drug, Just Not a Weight Loss Drug”

Response to Exercise is Different in One Person Versus Another:

(1) Recent research, from the University of Arizona:  LINK

“High genetic risk individuals benefit less from resistance exercise intervention”

Y C Klimentidis, J W Bea, T Lohman, P-S Hsieh, S Going and Z Chen International Journal of Obesity (2015) 39, 1371–1375; doi:10.1038/ijo.2015.78

“Conclusions: The weight-loss response to resistance exercise, including changes in body composition, differs according to an individual’s genetic risk for obesity.”



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