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Losing weight without exercise possible or not: Coach's answer

Losing weight without exercise possible or not: Coach's answer Illustrative photo (Freepik)
Author: Maria Kholina

Many people who are losing weight and creating a calorie deficit in their diet want to know if it's possible to lose weight and have their dream body without exercising.

Professional fitness coach Viktor Mandziak answered this question exclusively for RBC-Ukraine.

Is it possible to lose weight without exercising?

The expert said that, firstly, anyone can lose weight without physical exercise, even people who are not overweight. The question is whether your body will look good without physical activity.

"Physical exercise, especially strength training, allows you to maintain muscle while losing weight. And this, in turn, means aesthetics," Viktor said.

According to the coach, weight loss without exercise is possible, but it is much better with exercise if you also want to focus on the quality of the body and the way it looks after losing weight.

For reference

Diet is key for successful weight loss. The main goal is to create a calorie deficit so the body starts using stored fat as an energy source.

To achieve this goal, it is important to choose the right foods, reduce the number of calories consumed, and increase the intake of proteins, vegetables, and fruits. It is also necessary to limit the intake of carbohydrates and fats, especially harmful fats.

Keep in mind that every person is unique, so it is worth consulting with specialists and selecting an individual plan. Stay consistent and motivated, and you will achieve the desired results!

Previously, the coach also shared how to lose weight once and for all.