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I am 28 year old white male, and i weigh 318 pounds. what exercises should i start off with to lose weight?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Way to go: Congratulations on your commitment to your health. I would recommend low impact exercises such as walking, biking and swimming. In addition i would recommend resistance exercises starting with high repetition lower weight as this is associated with lower risk for injury.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Exercise to lose fat: Walking. Walking briskly enough to get your heart rate to 130 beats per minute. And then maintaining that heart rate for thirty to sixty minutes/ day. Then combine that with a limited 1800 calorie/day diet made up mostly of protein calories. And you will find success.

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Last updated May 7, 2013

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