How to Avoid Re-Gaining the Weight

Behaviors of Successful Weight Maintainers

  • 78% eat breakfast every day
  • 75% weigh themselves at least once a week
  • 62% watch less than 10 hours of TV per week
  • 90% exercise, on average, about one hour per day

How Much Physical Activity Does it Take to Prevent Weight Regain?

  • 150 minutes/week for general health benefit
  • 150-300 minutes/week to prevent weight gain
  • 300-420 minutes/week to prevent weight regain – a person does not have to exercise to lose weight, but in order to prevent regaining weight, exercise becomes increasingly important

Weight Management: Pathways to Improving Your Health

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