Think meticulous calorie counting means knowing exactly how much breakfast you’re burning during exercise? Unfortunately, it’s more complicated than that. Here, 4 reasons why daily activity tracking and exercise counts can be problematic.
We recently ran an infographic revealing some of the hidden imperfections of calorie math.
Of course, when I say “hidden”, I mean “unknown to most”. Because scientists — at least those specializing in nutrition — have known about calorie math’s quirks for a long time.
The calorie certainly has its uses, and knowing how to apply calorie counts properly is a crucial skill for health and fitness pros.
However, despite what most people think, meticulous calorie counting simply isn’t a “must” when it comes to weight management — and that goes for ‘calories in’ and ‘calories out’.
In this infographic, we present 4 reasons why depending on calorie burn estimates for weight management can be really problematic.
It’ll change your understanding of how nutrition and exercise work together to achieve (or maintain) a fit, healthy body. If you’re a fitness pro, it might change how you coach and communicate with clients.
Still wondering what to do and how to make this information work for you?