Reply To: Just Fat. Blog › Forums › Raising Metabolism › Just Fat. › Reply To: Just Fat. March 1, 2014 at 11:16 pm #15589 DavidModerator Heather- Yes, there is hope. How much time a day could you devote to exercise? Even 30 minutes a day could be enough to counteract mild weight gain. You’ll probably need some carbs, though.