How To Keep Off The Weight After Losing IT

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How To Keep Off The Weight After Losing IT

So exactly how do successful losers -- all those people we've seen on reality shows and in magazine articles - beat the odds to avoid regaining? More than a decade ago, researchers James Hill, PhD, and Rena Wing, PhD, set out to answer that question. They initiated the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), which tracks the habits of more than 6,000 people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for more than a year. (The average participant has lost about 70 pounds and has kept it off for six years. ) Hill and Wing learned that these successful losers tended to share several habits:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      How often did successful weight loss maintainer eat
    • A. 

      Every 7 to 8 hours

    • B. 

      Every 5 to 6 hours

    • C. 

      Every 3 to 4 hours

    • D. 

      Every 1 to 2 hours

  • 2. 
     How many minutes of exercise a day did the average successful weight loser exercise for?
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      45 minutes

    • C. 

      60 minutes

  • 3. 
       How many hours of television per week did they watch?  
    • A. 

      3 to 5 hours

    • B. 

      9 to 10 hours

    • C. 

      12 to 14 hours

    • D. 

      15 to 16 hours

  • 4. 
    What is the most important part of losing weight and been able to keep it off?
    • A. 

      Lose weight slowly

    • B. 

      Joining the gym

    • C. 

      Aerobic classes

    • D. 

      Running