Requires (non-mental) effort.

I've lurked around a bit and akrasia seems to be a consistent problem - I'd imagine that requires mental effort.

But on topic I doubt lifting weights doesn't require mental effort. You still need to choose a menu, choose your lifting program, consistently make sure you're doing things right. In fact, if common failure mods of dieting are usually caused by not enough mental energy put into proper planning.

And I'd give a special mention to the discipline required to follow on your meal plan.

Those things definitely take mental effort.

TLDR: What's the 'mental effort' you're talking about? Running calculations on $bitrate=(brainsize)* all day long?

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by MrMind 1 min read25th Jul 2016133 comments

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