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Women have to work harder than
men to lose weight and get fit

Daily Mail [UK], by Anna Hodgekiss

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/25/2013 7:52:18 AM

It´s bad news for women who work out with their partners. [Snip] Scientists at the University of Missouri who put obese men and women on the same fitness programme found men reaped significantly more benefits. And experts are now warning that while exercise alone might be enough for men to lose weight, women must also address their diet to get the same results. During the study, Professor Jill Kanaley and her colleagues looked at the heart rate and blood pressure of nearly 75 obese men and women with Type 2 diabetes. They all followed a programme of aerobic

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The doctor who diagnosed my Type 2 diabetes told me then, nearly 15 years ago, that women face more difficulty than men in losing weight. What works for me is aqua exercise in a therapy pool of 94-degree, salt-treated water. Joint pain disappears.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/25/2013 8:04:07 AM     (No. 9138135)

That´s where I get my best exercise, too, OP. Only mine is an outdoor pool, so I have to do something else in the winter months. Boo.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 1/25/2013 8:18:24 AM     (No. 9138174)

Why should women have to work harder to lose weight? It isn´t fair.

Congress should do something about it.

(Or, maybe, men, biologically, are the ones responsible for the hunting, which requires muscle, while the women do the caretaking, which requires cuddliness. Hmmm?)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mainelysane, 1/25/2013 9:02:41 AM     (No. 9138290)

I don´t believe it. Maybe men have to work less hard at getting fat. Empirically, i sense the opposite: I see many more fat men than fat women.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 1/25/2013 9:02:43 AM     (No. 9138291)

Back dat sh*t up!

I thought mens and womens were equals??!!

Dis gotta be wrong cuz my gubmint and Obama say womens and mens be da same. If we aint da same den I´s better be gittin me more of dat gubmint green so I´s can hire me one of dem personal trainers like Denzel got.

Show me da money!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/25/2013 9:28:50 AM     (No. 9138349)

Get the U.S. Just-us Department to sue God for discrimination.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99, 1/25/2013 9:40:41 AM     (No. 9138387)

They needed to do a study for this? I figured it out years ago in a health club when a man got on the stair climber next to mine, programed in his weight and immediately started burning far more calories than I was burning. And we were working our climbers at the same speed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/25/2013 9:44:47 AM     (No. 9138395)

Since women were designed by God to carry and feed unborn babies for 9 months, it is always going to be a struggle to lose that extra weight. Unless you go the way of women in Hollywood who have a Csection-tummy tuck combo at the time of delivery. And them hire personal trainers at a great cost which those of us on planet Earth can´t afford to do.

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