80 percent of people who lose weight gain it right back. Here’s what the other 20 percent know.
By Samantha Dunn
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Put More Movement In Your Life
Everybody knows that regular, sustained exercise is a must, but the incidental movements in life also add up. Chuck the remote. Make two trips to the laundry room instead of one. Park in a distant corner of the lot. Going to the gym twice a week won't cure a lifestyle that is sedentary in every other way. The good news: No fancy trainers are required. Walking is the most common exercise among registry participants, and they average 11,000 to 12,000 steps—roughly five and a half to six miles—every day.