“You can’t out-train a bad diet, but you can out-eat a good workout.”
I don’t know who said that, but what a powerful statement; and absolutely true!
Lean people probably aren’t reading this article, so let me put the diet/exercise concept into the context of overweight people, using jogging at 6 miles per hour as the exercise component.
First, the good news is that the more you weigh, the more calories you will burn while jogging at 6 mph.
And the bad news is that the more you weigh, the more calories you will burn while jogging at 6 mph. That’s because the more you weigh, the harder it is to perform the task, hence, the more calories used. The other bad news is that if you are significantly overweight, you probably can’t run at 6 mph.
A Twinkie has 150 calories.
In other modalities, walking uses about half the calories as jogging, so double the Twinkie : walk burn ratio.
Weightlifting & Twinkies (light to moderate load)
Question: Twinkies come in 2-packs, would you eat just one?