For many of us, working out is more of a chore than a source of enjoyment. When we make weight loss a goal, we often start planning a workout regimen, because it's naturally assumed that you need to work out to lose weight. Is this actually the case though? Often, it becomes very hard to stick to a workout routine and the workouts are so unpleasant that it drives us to end our weight loss pursuits. If you struggle with exercise, the good news is that you don't have to work out to lose weight. In fact, several studies have confirmed that exercise is not the most effective way to lose weight. Exercise has many benefits for the body, but the fastest way to lose weight is to change your diet. It can take days to work off what you consume in a matter of minutes. When this is the case, it's much easier to watch what you eat than to try to compensate for a bad diet with exercise. It is very possible to lose a lifechanging amount of weight without working out at all. We've covered the topic in-depth in our blog: