This was the conclusion from one study in which obese participants were split into two groups. One group dieted to lose weight, while the other combined diet and exercise. At the end of the study, the group who both dieted and exercised reduced more belly fat than the other group.
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Change Your Diet
Even small changes to your diet can make a difference when you're trying to lose weight, so don't feel like you have to follow a strict diet or cut out entire food groups. Below are a few resources for simple ways you can cut calories.
- Tools to Change Your Diet
- Healthy Substitutions to Reduce Calories
- 7 Tips for Low-Calorie Cooking
- Easy Ways to Cut Calories
If you're not a fan of exercise, one reason may be because you haven't spent time doing things you enjoy. One sure way to skip exercise is to plan workouts you hate. Start simple and easy with walking, swimming, stretching, yoga or basic strength training. These workout ideas and tips can help: