Wednesday, July 8, 2009

For a Frugal Dieter, Weight Loss on a Sliding Scale

“If you become one of the lucky losers, you’ll need to fight hard to protect your losses. One way is to exercise — a lot. ‘Diet is a key for losing weight,’ Mr. Hill said. ‘But physical activity is the key for keeping it off.’ To maintain their weight, members of the National Weight Control Registry ideally exercise 30 to 60 minutes a day. Another key is to enlist the support of family and friends. If your buddies are mocking you for eating a salad while they’re inhaling beer and pizza, Mr. Hill said, it’s going to be tough to succeed.”

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