I always emphasize that the most effective way to reduce excess body fat and maintain your overall health and fitness is to moderately reduce your daily calorie intake while engaging in cardiovascular (cardio) exercise and resistance (weight) training programs. But, sometimes pictures just speak louder than words and seeing the benefits of gradual weight loss is better than simply believing it.
To develop a better understanding of the importance of gradual weight loss and the real science behind it, check out the enlightening and easy to follow infographic above provided by the Pritikin Longevity Center. The Pritikin Longevity Center is a premier educational institution in healthy living and a world-class research center in nutrition, lifestyle change, and disease prevention.
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Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Any reader who is concerned about his or her health should contact a physician for advice.
Before starting an exercise training program you should first make sure that exercise is safe for you. If you are under the age of 55 years and generally in good health, it is probably safe for you to exercise. However, if you are over 55 years of age and/or have any health problems, be sure to consult with your physician before starting an exercise training program.