I have. Plenty of them. They may be in terrific cardiovascular condition but they’re still overweight.
Aerobic activity will burn some fat for a while. But soon your body adapts. Once you’re capable of performing an activity more efficiently, there’s less reason for the body to change. This is why people often get results when they begin an exercise regimen (any exercise regimen) but that progress eventually come to a halt. At this point, either intensity or duration must be increased in order to spark further improvements.
With growing numbers of the public utilizing alternative health methods, you can expect the opponents to try to do whatever is possible to undermine the alternatives. In early October, the New England Journal of Medicine reported a study that compared physical therapy, chiropractic and the reading of a back school booklet, for the care of acute low back pain. The findings are summarized as follows: “Chiropractors are no more effective than physical therapists in treating lower back pain, and both are only marginally successful at easing their patients’ symptoms. This study is quite opposite the findings of most other studies on chiropractic including a 1994 report by the United States Agency for Health Care Policy Research in which it was concluded that relief can be accomplished with spinal adjustments.
Alternative Medicine, Weight Loss