Research 'proves' value of exercise in weight loss

September 2009
Active Living;Sep2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p7
The article provides explanation on exercise as a physical activity tool in weight loss. According to Dr. John Jakicic, Chairman of obesity prevention and treatment for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a high dose of physical activity contributed to the greatest observed weight loss after a 24-month intervention. Timothy Church, another expert, states that weight management is successful when careful attention is given to both physical activity and proper nutrition.


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