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Once you've hit your weight loss goals....

Do you still have to work out as hard? Or can you lay off it a bit and do just maintainence exercise? lol
I have about 100lbs to lose.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:39 PM on Feb. 8, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Never lay off a bit, continue your routine so you will be able to maintain it.
    older

    Answer by older at 6:40 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • YES you have to lay off a bit....saying never lay of it isn't smart. the calories needed for losing and maintaining are different. So once you hit your goal you would switch to a "maintain weight" calorie total for the day (which maybe just be 200 or so more than what you need to lose weight.....but also just daily exercise for overall health and maintaining that weight would be less as well, you don't need to burn as many calories, if you do you'll lose more.
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 7:18 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • If you want to maintain your weight you have to keep up your healthy habits
    Momabear455

    Answer by Momabear455 at 9:04 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • always keep at it,
    gardenchic

    Answer by gardenchic at 9:38 AM on Feb. 9, 2011

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