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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000043
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The Potential Dangers of Using Rapid Weight Loss Techniques

Fletcher, Garrett O. MS1; Dawes, Jay PhD2; Spano, Marie MS3

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: PERSONAL TRAINING CLIENTS OFTEN HAVE BODY COMPOSITION GOALS THAT REQUIRE THEM TO LOSE LARGE, OR EXTREME, AMOUNTS OF WEIGHT OVER A SHORT PERIOD. CONSEQUENTLY, THIS MAY LEAD TO THE USE OF A WIDE VARIETY OF RAPID WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUES THAT CAN BE HARMFUL TO THEIR HEALTH AND LONG-TERM SUCCESS.

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