I’ve said it before, and now it’s being said yet again:
Counterintuitive: of course.
Sucks big time? Definitely. Especially now that I’ve just joined a gym and fallen in love with the elliptical. Working out like crazy, trying desperately not to increase food intake, but still losing oh-so-slowly (if at all). Ah well.
Exercise is good for you. It promotes cardiovascular health. It tones and trims you, making your body look (and feel) good. It has no down side. It’s just that it will not help you lose weight.