DAY 8 – KNOW THE DIFFERENCE….

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Ladies,

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Losing fat is much like math… one of 3 scenarios can occur on a daily basis when you consume energy, a.k.a. FOOD.

When the energy you consume IS EQUAL to the rate at which it is expended, you maintain your weight.
When the energy you consume SURPASSES the rate at which is expended, you gain weight – your body stores that energy.
When the energy you consume IS LESS to that at which it is expended, you lose weight….  your body seeks to use the fat you have stored for energy and hence, fat loss occurs.

Now having said that, you need to be aware of HOW MUCH you are eating.  Eating clean and healthy is GOOD, but you can still gain weight if you are eating TOO MUCH so beware of your portion sizes.

A general rule of thumb for calorie intake – to lose weight, multiply your weight by 10-12, based on your activity level.  To maintain your weight x 15, and to gain weight x 20.

And remember….

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Rima =)

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