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Exercise is Useless for Weight Loss - Scott Adams' Blog

Exercise is Useless for Weight Loss

There’s an interesting article in TIME that says exercise doesn’t do much for weight loss.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/20090806/hl_time/08599191485700

I’ve been a member of the same health club for over 15 years, so I’ve observed lots of regulars and how their bodies change. One thing I rarely see is people losing weight, no matter how often they go to the gym. Personally, I’ve never heard of anyone losing significant weight by eating the same as they always did and exercising more. But I know plenty of people who have lost weight by eating less, regardless of how much they exercised.

Today’s question: Did you already know that exercise is nearly useless for weight loss? And if not, what kept you from noticing the obvious?

(Note: Experts still agree that exercise is vital for good health, but not because of weight loss.)