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which is better for weight loss a treadmill or a stair climber

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Both: Anything that burns calories will work. It takes 3500 calories that you don't eat and do burn off to lose a pound. The calorie doesn't care what type ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
11 years experience Family Medicine
Your choice: Doing the work and doing it consistently is the most important thing. As long as you are told you are fit to begin a program by your dr then whicheve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: An excellent recent study showed that weight loss slows metabolism, not increases it. Accordingly, exercise does burn calories, but far fewer than mos ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Both: Both treadmill and elliptical are about equal in the calories burned per hour of exercise, depending on the speed, elevation and resistance settings. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely: Your hymen is likely not fully intact at age 19 years old . That is normal (even without having ever been sexually active). If your hymen were fully i ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Your rate of weight loss depends on many factors. If its just calories in versus calories out, then you would lose weight fairly rapidly with this pro ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
1 lb = 3500 calories: Given above formula, figure your expending 500 calories a day and your body expends about 1800 calories baseline, so, at 2300 calories intake your wei ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Either is fine: One just takes a little longer than the other.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Check w/dietitian: You're probably still taking in more calories than you're burning off, even w/your exercise. Check w/ a good registered dietitian.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Weight Loss: You need to do at least 40 minutes in your target zone, meaning being a little breathy. Also your diet is critical to weight loss, stick to a plant ba ... Read More
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