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Minerals essential for life
Are a form of macronutrients and provide energy
Non-essential nutrients that still have beneficial effects on health
Are another name for vitamins and are essential for human life
It isn't possible to lose more than 2 pounds in one week
Losing more than 2 pounds may strain your kidneys and liver function
It's too boring to lose more than 2 pounds a week
Losing weight in a slow, steady fashion can help you lose fat while preserving your lean muscle tissue
During sleep, your body expends calories to repair physical damage to the body. These calories need to be replaced each morning.
When you skip breakfast, your metabolism, blood sugar and energy levels drop. This often leads to overeating later in the day.
Studies show that breakfast-eaters burn more calories during cardio exercise.
Skipping breakfast causes your heart to pump less blood throughout the body, causing fatigue, headaches and drowsiness.
To store carbohydrates and sugars that your body digests.
To hold your ligaments and joints together.
To help us move, think, breathe and urinate.
To store protein.
An elevated blood pressure of 160/90.
An elevated amount of time spent on the couch.
An elevated helping of salty foods.
An elevated LDL (bad) cholesterol of 200.
In the car on the way to the gym.
As a way to warm up your body for an aerobic or weight-training exercise session.
After your body is already warmed up.
In the car after your workout.
Non-exercise activity thermogenesis (activities you perform (other than sleeping) on a daily basis).
Structured cardio workouts such as walking or running.
Regular strength training workouts
A combination of cardio and strength training.
20 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise at least 3 days a week.
30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise 3-5 days a week.
60-90 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise daily.
30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.
Washing dishes by hand.
Running at 6.5 mph.
Brisk walking, cutting the grass (with a push-mower), swimming or cycling on flat terrain.
BMI is calculated by dividing weight (in kilograms) by height (in meters, squared). It is used to assess overweight and obesity.
BMI is calculated by multiplying weight (in kilograms) by height (in meters) and dividing by 220. It is used to assess ideal body weight.
BMI is calculated by multiplying body fat percentage by waist circumference. It is used to assess overweight and obesity.
BMI is calculated by dividing height by weight and multiplying by 100. It is used to diagnose obesity.
That you do enough repetitions and weight so that your muscles fatigue
That you have a good view of the mirror
That you use exercise machines
That you follow the form of other people in the gym
All of the above
Only one sugar molecule
Two sugar molecules
Three or more sugar molecules
None of the above
Muscle is denser and takes up less space than fat.
A pound of muscle weighs more than a pound of fat.
A pound of fat weighs more than a pound of muscle.
Fat will become muscle once you begin a comprehensive strength training program.
Won't burn as many calories as moderate-intensity workouts.
Offer the same benefits as longer, more moderately intense workouts.
Aren't allowed, according to the exercise guidelines.
Are a waste of time.
It causes a drop in blood sugar.
Holding your breath during exertion can cause a rapid increase in blood pressure.
It reduces the amount of weight you can lift.
Your muscle cells become damaged when they don't receive oxygen during strength training.
Schedule several 10-15 minute workouts (such as brisk walking and/or strength training) throughout the day.
Start with smaller exercise goals and work your way up to longer or more intense workouts.
Do a variety of activities (including cardio and strength training) and vary the intensity, frequency and time each week.
Any or all of the above.
Hold your breath as you're lifting
Inhale as you're lifting
You don't need to pay attention to your breathing
Exhale as you're lifting
An increase in breathing rate, but the ability to carry on a conversation
Your heart beating wildly; breathless
No change in breathing; you don't have to tax your heart too much
The need to hold your breath
The less you eat the more weight you lose.
The best diet is the one you can follow forever.
A good weight-loss diet includes foods with little to no fat.
Eat only high fat, high sodium foods.
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