Originally Posted by dysonsphere
Eat less. Diet controls weight and exercise controls what we are made of (essentially). Exercise is healthy and raises metabolism but you need a calorie deficit. If you don't believe it check out an olympic heavyweight weight lifter. Very healthy and very fat.
Yup, you can't out-exercise a poor diet. But if you control your calories AND do some modest amount of daily exercise that is when the real magic happens and weight starts to peel off.
47 M 5'8"
May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)
Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)
The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.