How one-minute bursts of exercise can boost health for over-60s in just six weeks
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It's something new and exciting and you're losing weight! It's probably like a vacation too, from having to fix a meal from scratch. Here comes the big however.
The truly important thing is the long term result. I remember when Oprah Winfrey was on NutriSystem. It was played up as the greatest thing going. After being on it for a long time, she came out on stage one day looking really great thin waistline etc. But what does she look like today? I no longer watch TV but from magazine pictures she appears to be quite large again. In my opinion, it falls under the heading of "fad diet" and fad diets don't work in the long run.
That doesn't mean that you shouldn't enjoy it for the time being. Just be cautious in what you expect for the long run. Your post caught my eye. I have been on Nutrisystem for almost three weeks and have lost a little over 5 pounds.
I am only planning on being on the plan for 28 days with a goal of losing a total of 10 pounds. It has taught me to look at portion sizes in a whole new light. I have become a fan of sugerfree gelatin and drink mixes.
The big thing for me is the mixing of protein, fruit and vegetables in a certain order. I also plan to use prepackaged foods available in the supermarket to replace the Nutrisystem entrees later. I hope I can mention this on this board because something else has become a huge help in logging my weight daily. I have an iPhone and there is a free app that is wonderful in entering foods I eat daily, logging exercise and setting a weight loss goal.
It tells you how many more calories are available after logging lunch or your snacks, etc. It is easy to use and helped me get past a weight plateau this week. The reviews have been glowing for Lose It! That's great to hear! I am at a 10 lb loss now. I am very happy with NS! I really like the food too.
I just got another shipment in of the food. Got a free week of food also. I am just finishing up that box and going on maintenance. I have been making some really good low fat recipes that I have collected.
Very high in protein and vitamins. I am really excited about getting to my goal weight by Christmas. Good luck with NS! I am sure you will do great! Last edited by moderator2; at I have a feeling these last four or five pounds are going to be tough to lose.
I don't think I could continue on the Nutrisystem food indefinitely. There are several items I like, but several others that I can't quite bring myself to try.
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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". Archives of Internal Medicine. Nutrition Research New York, N. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. If you haven't been exercising regularly already, it's important to start slowly. Be sure to check in with your doctor, so that he or she can evaluate your current cardiovascular health. This could mean blood tests or a treadmill test to see how your heart reacts when you exercise.
Of course, exercise alone won't guarantee a low cholesterol level. Genetics, weight, age, gender, and diet all contribute to an individual's cholesterol profile. The most effective way to ensure a healthy cholesterol level is to modify your diet and, if need be, take cholesterol-lowering medications. But exercise has many advantages beyond lowering cholesterol. Exercise has been shown to keep bones strong, reduce the risk of cancer , diabetes , stroke , and obesity, and to improve mood.
The Exercise-Cholesterol Link Researchers aren't entirely sure how exercise lowers cholesterol , but they are beginning to have a clearer idea. Some exercise is better than none; more exercise is better than some. How Much Will It Help? Continued Once you're cleared to begin working out, follow these guidelines: Choose a form of exercise you can do for minutes at a time, with at least moderate intensity, such as walking, biking, swimming , jogging, or using an exercise machine at low speed.
Know that while the intensity may be moderate, the "exercise volume," which means the amount of time you spend exercising, has to be pretty high.