A Christian Guide to Body Stewardship, Diet and Exercise

42 Chapter 3: Weight Management Key Terms: Android Gynoid Physical activity level factors Basal metabolic rate Hierarchy of fat loss Positive energy balance Body composition High-intensity interval training Positive nitrogen balance Body mass index Hyperthyroidism Set point theory Caloric balance Hypertrophy Subcutaneous fat Caloric expenditure Low-intensity steady state Thermal effect of food Circuit training Meal planning made easy Traditional resistance training Circumference measurements Metabolic resistance training Visceral fat Exercise activity thermogenesis MyPlate Waist circumference Fat cell theory Non-exercise activity thermogenesis Waist-to-hip ratio Food composition Nutrient timing Weight cycling Food deserts Obesity Weight management Glandular disorder theory Percent body fat Learning Objectives: • Understand the prevalence of obesity in America and the associated health problems • Identify the current theories which describe and the factors which lead to weight gain • Determine how to calculate individual daily caloric intake • Outline strategies to lose weight effectively and maintain an overall healthy weight • Describe various ways to assess body composition • Learn to set realistic fat-loss goals through making permanent lifestyle changes • Learn how to establish a healthy meal plan habit based on appropriate weight goals