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How to Be the Biggest Maintainer, Not Just the Biggest Loser

A recent study in Obesity in May 2016 (1) reported very discouraging findings for a group of participants who had lost weight on “The Biggest Loser” (TBL) reality TV show: not only did almost all of them regain a significant amount of weight over the 6-year period afterwards, but they also had lower resting metabolic rates than expected for their body weights, even six years later. With media spin, it won't be a surprise if everyone just gives up staying thinner and blames excess weight on a faulty, and unchangeable, metabolism. However, there are a number of factors that impact body weight and weight regain after loss, not just resting metabolism. How much physical activity people do daily

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