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Why You Can’t Just Burn Those Cookies Off

You can't out exercise a bad diet.
You can't out exercise a bad diet.

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by Erika Nicole Kendall

I get so tired of people telling me “Oh, I’m not worried about it. I can just burn this dinner off tonight on the treadmill.”

 

All I keep thinking, as I glance at their plate, is “Oh, really?” I’d never say that, though. I kind of just smile and say “Wow, well…hey!”

 

This video is why.

 

[youtube height=”480″ width=”640″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQbuzsY_34Q&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

 

So…for all you people who swear that people only need to “move more” in order to lose that weight? Stop lying to people, and stop lying to yourselves. That’s why I write so much about food – if you think that you can eat calorie-heavy dishes and “just burn it off” at the gym… you’re sorely mistaken. Weight loss is, at least, 85% diet. If you never eat it, you never have to worry about burning it. It’s just that simple.

 

Here’s to making better decisions!