This seems like a basic question but one that gets asked regularly. Whilst regular exercise is the best thing you can do for your health beside a healthy diet, there are many other reasons that we should exercise. If you ask anybody who exercises regularly why they do it there will be a variety of reasons why they choose to continue. Today I will share some of the reasons I exercise. Everybody will have slightly different motivators to exercise and there is sure to be at least a couple from this list that will motivate you!
What are calories?
Calories are essentially a way to measure the energy that comes from food. This will be measured in kilojoules or calories depending on your location. They are both the same thing, 1 Calorie = 4 kilojoules. All foods are made up of three ‘macronutrients’ they are carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The cover photo shows 4 different foods in very different portion sizes all containing 200 calories!