Weight Loss Information logo

Weight Resistance Training and Weight Maintenance
Low Energy Diet and Strength Training Exercise to Lose Weight
Weight Loss Information - Weight Reduction Advice


Weight Resistance Training & Weight Maintenance

Weight Loss Study Aim
To investigate whether walking or resistance training improves weight maintenance after weight loss when added to dietary counselling.

Weight Loss Study Method
Two months' weight reduction with very-low-energy-diet (VLED) followed by randomization into three groups (control, walking, resistance training) for 6 months' weight maintenance (WM) program and 23 months' unsupervised follow-up. During VLED and WM all groups received similar dietary counselling.

Weight Loss Study Subjects
Ninety healthy, obese, 35-50 year old men started the study and 68 were measured at the end of the study.

Weight Loss Study Measurements
Weight and body composition assessed by underwater weighing. Exercise diaries and dietary records to assess energy balance.

Weight Loss Study Results
During VLED the mean body weight decreased from 106 kg to 91.7 kg. Weight was regained mostly during follow-up and in the end of the study the mean weight in groups was 99.9-102.0 kg. Exercise training did not improve short or long-term weight maintenance when compared to the control group. However, resistance training attenuated the regain of body fat mass during WM, but not during follow-up. In the combined groups the estimated total energy expenditure (EE) of reported physical activity was associated with less weight regain during WM. EE of 10.1 MJ/week was associated with maintaining weight after weight loss. EE of physical activity tended to decrease after WM in exercise groups due to poor long-term adherence to prescribed exercise. Energy intake seemed to increase during follow-up.

Weight Loss Study Conclusion
Exercise training of moderate dose did not seem to improve long-term weight maintenance because of poor adherence to prescribed exercise.

Source: International Journal of Obesity

Aerobic Exercise - Advice About Weight Loss - Body Mass Index (BMI) - Body Shape - Carbs and Weight Loss - Diabetes and Weight Control - Glossary - Goals - Guide to Weight Loss - Help to Lose Weight - How to Lose Weight Fast - How to Reduce Obesity - Newsletter - Overweight Children and Teenagers - Recipes - Support & Advice - Underweight Risks - Weight Control For Children - Weight Control in Menopause - Weight Control in Pregnancy - Weight Loss For Adolescents - Weight Loss Issues - Weight Reduction Plan - Weight Loss Products - Books and Software

Obesity & Weight Loss Links

Abdominal Obesity Men - Anti-Obesity Drugs UK - Binge-Eating Obese Children - Body Weight Perception - Body Weight Religion - Cardio-Fitness Weight - Cardiovascular Risk Weight Loss - Weight Change Causes - Child Obesity School Programs - Child Obesity Treatment Programs - Child Obesity Weight Loss Camps - Defining Childhood Obesity (BMI) - Childhood Obesity Studies - Childhood Obesity UK - Psychological Consequences Child Obesity - Consequences Childhood Obesity - Diabetes Prevention Weight Loss - ietary Fat & Obesity - Dieting Weight Loss - Diets & Weight Loss Study - Eating Inventory Weight Loss - Ephedra Caffeine Weight Loss - Exercise Energy Intake - Child Obesity Family - Fat Carbs Protein & Weight Loss - Fat Reduction Weight Loss - Glycemic Index Carbs Weight Control - Weight Loss Goal - Hormones Obesity Weight Loss - Hypnotherapy Weight Loss - Long Term Weight Loss Program - Low Calorie Diets Obesity - Weight Loss Low Sucrose Diets - Management of Obesity Dietitians - Obesity in Children Diet - Obesity Children - Obesity Costs - Obesity Diet Children - Obesity Genetic Environmental - Obesity, Health and Weight Loss - Obesity Management Program - Obesity Nurses - Obesity Program Weight Loss - Obesity Treatment UK Study - Obesity Weight Change - Obesity Weight Management Israel - Olibra Fat Satiety - Oxygen Exercise Weight Women - Predictors Weight Change Men - Recalled Weight Measured Weight - Respiratory Quotient Weight Loss - Smoking Weight Loss - Surgical Treatment Obesity - Teenage Obesity Breast Cancer - Waist Circumference Weight - Walking Weight Loss - Weight Change Middle Age - Weight Changes Obese Men - Weight Changes - Weight Control Ideal Weight - Weight Gain Americans - Weight Gain Obesity Diabetes - Weight Gain Study - Weight Gains and Losses - Children's Weight Loss Camps - Weight Loss Energy - Weight Loss Exercise Trial - Weight Loss Expectations - Weight Loss Body Fat - Weight Loss Health Program UK - Weight Loss Lifestyle Study - Weight Loss Maintenance - Weight Loss Motivation - Weight Loss Obese Men - Weight Loss Obesity Drugs UK - Weight Loss Program Samoa - Weight Loss Strategies Adults - Weight Loss Program Slovenia - Weight Loss Treatments - Weight Loss and Twins - Weight Loss Weight Control - Weight Maintenance Obesity - Weight Maintenance Women - Weight Management Diet - Weight Management Slimming Program - Weight Management Program UK - Weight Management Study UK - Weight Resistance Training - Postpartum Weight Retention - Weight WatchersWeight Loss - Weight Loss Women

Obesity Help

 


Weight Loss Information - Rapid Weight Loss - Diet Program - How to Lose Weight - Best Weight Loss Goals
Weight Loss Advice - Healthy Balanced Diet - Body Fat Percentage - Diets & Weight Loss Programs
Information on Weight Loss Diets - How to Reduce Weight - Weight Management - Weight Loss Surgery Information
Weight Loss Surgery Benefits/Risks - Weight Loss Drugs Advice - Weight Loss Pills / Weight Loss Pills Information
Xenical Weight Loss Drugs - Meridia/Sibutramine Pills - Guide to Diet Pills - Calorie Needs - Weight Loss Supplements
How to Control Weight - Body Mass Index Calculator - Exercise & Fitness to Lose Weight - Weight Health Issues - Obesity
Treatment of Obesity - Advice About Weight Loss - Questions on Weight Loss & Diet - Weight Loss Advice for Women
Weight Loss Advice for Diabetics - Weight Loss Advice for Teenagers - Weight Loss Advice for Adolescents
Diet & Weight Information - Weight Loss Support - Obesity Drug Treatment - Obesity & Gallstones - How to Lower Cholesterol
Dietary Guidelines - Protein, Carbs & Diet - Carbohydrates & Weight Loss - Weight Gain at College
Weight Gain After Quit Smoking - Weight Control in Menopause - Weight Gain in Pregnancy - Weight Control in Pregnancy
Weight Loss Breast-Feeding - Healthy Weight Range - Healthy Weight Loss Diet - Waist Circumference - Weight Cycling
Weight Health Risks - Weight Risks Assessment - Weight Reduction Tips - Weight Loss Guidelines - Weight Loss Products
Weight Loss Tools - Weight Maintenance

Enquiries: Contact Us. See also Terms of Use
© 2003-2017 Weight Loss Information. All Rights Reserved.