A 22-year-old female asked:

Recently discovered i weigh 215pounds. i've gotten lazy the past couple years. i want to join a weightloss program&workout best kick start& advice?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Start slow & steady: Start slowly, with about 5 minutes of added exercise 3x per week. Then gradually increase the amount to daily, then 10 then 15 min per session. Gradually work your way up to 30 min daily and include both cardiac and strength training. When things get hard, don't quit everything but rather go back to the previous routine. The key is small but sustained weight loss by gradually increasing activity.
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