One of the most frequent questions I hear from people about health has to do with exercise and weight loss. You kick it up into high gear at the gym, you eat right--so why the heck aren't you losing weight? Interesting answers, from this fitness expert ...
MSN's fitness expert by Martica Heaner, Ph.D., M.A., M.Ed., fielded the following question recently: "I've been doing cardio and weight training four to five times a week for about two months. My waist, hips and love handles have shrunk significantly, but my weight hasn't gone down much. I'm still nearly the same weight as when I started! What can I do to drop more pounds?"
Heaner's advice? Stop focusing on the scale (which is my standard advice, too!): "Scale or no scale," she says, "if your love handles are shrinking, your exercise routine is starting to work! To see bigger and better results, you just need to stick to it and be patient."
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