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How to know what exercises are good for losing weight?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What are some good exercises for losing weight?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How to know what exercises are most effective for losing weight?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Since you are looking for low impact, mix things up with walking, biking, swimming, or circuit training with light weights. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What to do if i want to start losing weight so what are some good exercises?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Please describe a good exercises to losing weight at home?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet!
A 22-year-old member asked:

What is a good plan for losing weight?

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Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Diet and exercise: There are no short cuts...Regular exerecise coupled with moderate exercicse is the best way to achieve weight loss.

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