Ask the weight loss coach

Stanten, Michele
March 2006
Prevention;Mar2006, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p104
The article presents a question and answer related to weight loss. A woman who continually looses and regains 5 of the 25 pounds she previously lost asks a fitness director what she should do. In the response the fitness director talks about having a healthy body mass index, maintaining a consistent weight, eating less and exercising more, and being aware of common body weight fluctuation.


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