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Yeah! Exercise does NOT increase caloric intake

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Old 01-24-2014, 08:52 AM   #16
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The truth is, it depends.

It's like breast feeding - some can BF and have the weight drop off easily. For me, my appetite made up the difference and I didn't lose from breastfeeding alone.
I get very hungry when I do vigorous exercise.

I actually blame BF for my weight gain. I was so rabidly hungry while BF for 1.5yrs that I would wake up in the middle of the night craving cookies. I never had a sweet tooth before BF, and so that's new to me. I truly understand obesity now that I fight that sweet tooth. It is soo soooooooo hard to avoid sugar cravings. I can imagine it's quite similar to narcotics.
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Old 01-24-2014, 09:48 AM   #17
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Sorry didn't mean to be a debbie downer! I just don't want people to be misinformed. Yes, I know a lot of people that have the attitude, I ran x or I worked out for xx and now I can have this 600 calorie recovery shake (totally burying their efforts). I suppose it depends on who you're around. A lot of people overestimate how much they burn.
Yes, this is definitely a problem for a lot of people. I never eat back my calories, either deliberately or through lenience with myself because I "deserve" it. Because I deserve an occasional treat, but I also deserve to become fit and lean ~ and that's more important to me than the temporary gratification of compensatory eating.

That said, I do drink a protein shake after my workout, but it's a low-carb protein powder mixed with unsweetened almond milk and its purpose is to rebuild the muscles properly so I can get leaner and stronger. I do not drink it for its caloric content or even its flavor (though it's delicious). It's about 245 calories and I budget it into my total calories. My caloric allowance number does not change whether I exercise or not.
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