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Health Options: Short-term gains can cause lifelong losses when fighting fat

  • JESSICA ELSE / THE GARDEN ISLAND

    Anahola Community Gym members work out earlier this year. Quick weight loss is not fat loss. Rapid weight loss is primarily loss of muscle tissue which reduces the body’s overall calorie needs, making additional weight loss from fat even more difficult.

Winning any competition is about success at the end of the game. The same strategy applies to healthy weight loss if the goal is to lose fat rather than just weight. Read more

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