One needs "the sedentary job diet" since many of us sit at a computer 
all day.  I start out with a walk in the morning but one needs exactly 
the right diet for their body if you are going to do sedentary work.  
Thing is the agra businesses probably don't want to see a sedentary diet 
promoted because that would mean we would buy less of their food.

On 04/15/2013 12:57 PM, Share Long wrote:
> Richard thanks for the reminder about the possibility of burning calories 
> whatever one is doing (and for ending that other thread title).  noozguru 
> I've experienced that if I cut calories, especially drastically, then my 
> metabolic rate drops and the weight stays on.  I think being active 
> throughout the day is the best, had a plan to run up and down the stairs 
> every hour, pounding on the stairs coming down to put extra weight on hips 
> where the osteo is.  That plan is still unfolding.  BUT...I have started 
> drinking more water.
> ________________________________
>   From: Bhairitu <>
> To:
> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2013 2:11 PM
> Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Just do nothing, and sit there
> On 04/15/2013 11:26 AM, Richard J. Williams wrote:
>> Maybe it's time to stop focusing on how many
>> calories we burn in the gym and instead let's
>> focus on how our body expends calories outside
>> the gym. According to what I've read, strength
>> training builds muscle; having more muscle helps
>> you burn more calories, even when you are doing
>> nothing.
>> So, just build muscles, then do nothing, just
>> sit there? Go figure.
>> "You burn calories throughout the day regardless
>> of what you are doing, but exercise helps increase
>> the rate at which you burn those calories. With
>> most forms of traditional steady-state cardio,
>> you expend calories while you're exercising, but
>> once you stop, you quickly go back to your normal
>> metabolic rate."
>> 'The Truth About Weight Training vs. Cardio'
>> Huffington Post:
> Yes, this has been long know especially since the late 90s.  I recall
> radio Dr. Dean Edell mentioning it on his show where he daily would
> report medical research.  However how soon one's metabolic rate goes
> back to normal may vary.
> About 70% of all medical advice is for "true" vata types who are thin
> and tend more toward hypertension and high cholesterol.  The reason I
> say "true" is because I find the vata type often referred to by
> meditators is someone who has blown out their sympathetic system hence
> spacey and has a lower metabolism.  This is why ayurveda needs to be
> adjusted a bit for the US as compared to India.
> According to activity tables when I was playing in a cover band where we
> were playing rock tunes I was burning as much as 1400 calories a night
> playing drums.  When I stopped doing that it became more difficult to
> keep my weight down.  My kapha nature kicked in.
> Also the metabolic thing is why some people won't lose weight even on a
> 1200 calorie a day diet.

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