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A 23-year-old member asked:

how important is a gradual running program in conjunction with weight loss?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Builds Muscle mass: You can experience greatly improved health and fitness while getting a better looking body. At the end of six weeks you'll be 10 pounds lighter.. A success tip that suggested you just focus on making one percent improvement. You should aim to lose a maximum of 1% of your body weight per week. For example, if you weigh 200 pounds that’s a weight loss of 2 pounds per week. Don't be on strict diet.
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Depends: Running is not an essential part of any weight loss program. Change in diet is necessary for weight changes, exercise improves physical health and helps the body to maintain the weight loss. Cardio activities (like running) can burn calories and promote heart health. Select a physical activity enjoy and will stick with. .Efind a partner to increase your chances of success.

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Why do I feel so hot and run a low grade temp acter doing drugs for weight loss?

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
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Weight loss drugs : Many weight loss drugs are basically speed (like methamphetamine). That speeds up your metabolism, raises your temperature, raises your heart rate, and makes you burn more calories.
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I'm running 8mph on tredmill for 1 hour, is this good for weight loss?

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Teaadmill: Yes you might have some weight loss but more likely, over time you will "pump" up your muscles, lose body fat, and feel very good about it.

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