(PCM) One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to exercise is overcompensating when it comes to calorie burn. Gym-goers often overestimate the amount of calorie they burn in a given workout, which isn’t so hard to do with all those generous cardio machine readouts; in fact, studies show these calorie counters can be off by up to 40 percent!
Unfortunately, most people also underestimate the amount of calories they consume. Put the two together and you’re looking at a very frustrating situation! It’s easier than people realize to quickly eat back all the calories – if not more – that you just burned off (think about how easy it is to eat 300 calories than it is to burn it off).… Full Story