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31 Jan 2006

Is is true?
Last year i started Jogging and doing aerobics in the morning, it lasted for 3 months, then i became sick with flu and stayed 7 weeks without exercising and now i'm back to training again. I wanted to know if its true that if u train and then stop and then train again, will you gain weight?
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01 Jan 0001

HI Preci

No, not at all. What sometimes happens, and the only thing I can think of to explain this myth, is that when people stop and start and stop and start training, they often change their diet quite erratically, and this can cause weight gain if they are not careful. I think that people probably eat more when they train, and then when they stop, they don't change their eating habits, and so they eat relatively more than they should, for example. But as long as you eat well and exercise again, you won't gain weight, don't worry.

Good luck
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