We all know in order to reach and maintain a healthy weight it’s important to both eat healthfully and be physically active. However, many believe if they just workout extra hard a few times a week, they can eat anything they want and still reach their goals. Unfortunately, as much as we would like to believe it could be that easy, science has proven that’s not the case. Although physical activity has MANY health benefits (increased flexibility, improved bone health, improved heart health), it often doesn’t have the effects on our waistline that we think if it’s not paired with a healthful diet. Here is an article presenting the current research on the issue between diet and exercise. Ultimately, the research has found that you can’t have one without the other when working to reach your health goals!