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Your Best Health: Adult Weight Management

Ways to be Active

Physical activity can burn calories to help with weight maintenance. People are often surprised to find out that it doesn’t burn as many calories as they think.

Did you know that around 25% of your weight loss could be from lost muscle mass if you’re not exercising while losing weight? This can make you weaker and lower your metabolism. You’ll lose less muscle if you do proper strengthening exercises as part of your weight management program.

Something to ask yourself...

If you wish to save the blank form or print your answers, refer to the reflection journal.

What are ways that you can add strengthening activities to your day?