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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Walking of weight: Hours! weight loss needs caloric reduction as well! try starting with 30minutes of walking and adding a minute every walk to build up to over an hour. If you are already walking over an hour, carry a back back or weights.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

I am curious as to how many miles a day should I walk to lose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It is about 100: Calories per mile (give or take). It takes 3, 500 calories to lose a pound. If you make no changes to your diet - the amount you walk will be determined by the desired rate of weight loss.
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Last updated May 19, 2013

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