There isn’t a magic wand you can wave to lose weight and get healthy – but there is a simple formula: burn more calories than you consume! Easy enough, right? Then why does losing weight seem like a tedious and even overwhelming struggle?
This may be because you are misunderstanding the calories you’re consuming and burning. Grasping that information is the key to creating your personal, successful fitness plan.
Even if you are in shape, there are ways you can burn more calories, improve tone and feel trimmer. Do you know the role of calories in your life? Test yourself now with Dr. Oz’s Feel the Calorie Burn quiz.
Note: For men, all calorie averages are based on a 200-lb weight. For women, averages are based on a 150-lb weight.