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Extra Easy Im new to SW.....extra easy and exercise?

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by Christinew, 12 January 2014 Social URL.

  1. Christinew

    Christinew Member

    One of my friends does the extra easy plan and doesn't do any exercise! I know it's not the same for everyone but Would you recommend doing some exercise each day when doing the extra easy plan to help with weight loss?

    Currently I've been using the exercise bike for about 30/45 minutes the last couple of nights. would it help to carry on or should i just not bother?

    any comments would be helpful :) x
     
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  3. abisaurus

    abisaurus Silver Member

    Start Weight:
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    7st7lb(36.84%)
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    Slimming world
    Hi :)

    The plan WILL work without exercise so your friend is totally fine to follow it without doing anything. HOWEVER doing exercise can help you lose up to an extra 2 stone a year, Helps you to tone us your muscles and skin from the weightloss , you get extra stickers and certificates to reward your body magic and why would you NOT want to be even healthier?

    I would definitely say stick in and keep doing it, you can only benefit :)
     
  4. stivesliz

    stivesliz Gold Member

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    I have lost 4 stone 11 without exercising BUT I do run around quite a bit anyway. I am sure it would help and tone up any baggy bits so I would say if you enjoy it then go for it!
     
  5. neraksarrab

    neraksarrab Full Member

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    Its whatever works best for you. Bottom line is you will burn more calories by exercising and assuming that you don't eat more to compensate for the exercise you will lose more weight. Plus the added bonus of exercising is good for you! I would recommend buying a cheap heart rate monitor so that you know are working hard enough!
     
  6. Christinew

    Christinew Member

    thanks for all your advice! i think personally i will stick to doing a bit of exercise each day hoping ill get fitter aswell.

    does it really matter if i do it after eating or before?
     
  7. neraksarrab

    neraksarrab Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st10lb
    Current Weight:
    14st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    0st10lb(4.85%)
    Diet:
    SW
    i would suggest eating after, your body will metabolise the food quicker. Plus, exercising on an 'empty tank' means you will use more fat to fuel your exercise.
     
  8. Christinew

    Christinew Member

    First weigh in today and lost 4 pounds :)
     
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