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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the best ways to lose weight with proper food and exercise?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Cardio Mix: If you 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.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

Which are considered the best ways to lose weight without doing exercise?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 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!
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the best ways to lose weight without a lot of exercise?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
Diet and exercise: The optimal program for weight loss is a combination of dietary changes and regular exercise. Without regular exercise, your body will only burn calories at its rest "metabolic" rate. A program of daily exercise, starting gradually and then increasing, will increase your "basal metabolic rate" or the rate at which your body burns calories. Diets alone will rarely help you achieve your goal.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the best ways to lose weight without exercise?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Weight loss: Eat healthfully. Calories consumed must exceeed calories burned. If you are more physically active it will help with your endeavor to lose weight.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

I am not very athletic but want to lose weight. What is the best exercise to do?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
The Very Best!: The very best is the one you actually like to do. Try several from the site i'll give you a link to. But if you find one you like - ignore where it is on the list of most calories burned. If you don't do the "hottest" and you do do the "coolest", guess what? You'll lose more weight with the "coolest", right? Best wishes. http://www.superskinnyme.com/best-weight-loss-exercise.html.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the best type of exercise to lose weight?

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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Exercise that you do: Regular exercise that is cardiovascular; as in moderate walking, hiking, jogging, swimming, elliptical, or treadmill for example. Starting with what you can do now and being consistent with your time commitment, then you will see results.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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