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10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

What Are the Benefits of Exercise for you? When you think about the benefits of exercise, what comes to mind? All too often, people begin or continue an exercise program in order to manage their weight. Approaching exercise with weight loss or weight management in mind, though, can have some unfortunate consequences. Physical activity canContinue reading 10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

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The Link Between Exercise and Eating What You Want (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

I remember spotting a woman at the grocery store not too long ago, wearing a shirt that read, “Will Work Out for Fries.” The problem with this sentiment, along with similar ones, is that it posits physical activity as compensation, or penance, for consumption, a problematic belief that can trigger disordered behavior. When we believeContinue reading The Link Between Exercise and Eating What You Want (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)