The role of physical activity in producing and maintaining weight loss

@article{Catenacci2007TheRO,
  title={The role of physical activity in producing and maintaining weight loss},
  author={Victoria Anne Catenacci and H R Wyatt},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology &Metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={518-529}
}
The majority of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) show only modest weight loss with exercise intervention alone, and slight increases in weight loss when exercise intervention is added to dietary restriction. In most RCTs, the energy deficit produced by the prescribed exercise is far smaller than that usually produced by dietary restriction. In prospective studies that prescribed high levels of exercise, enrolled individuals achieved substantially greater weight loss—comparable to that… CONTINUE READING
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