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A 21-year-old member asked:

Can exercise help with this weight problem i have?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: One should choose an exercise he or she really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get fatter even though he is exercising.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management 36 years experience
Yes: Exercise is the best way to combat excess weight. Although most people think aerobic exercise is best for weight control, it is actually untrue. In fact, you burn more calories and build more muscle by weight lifting. Start with low weight and build up slowly. Good question. Now follow through and make it happen.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What help me to lose weight, when exercise is out of the question?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Formula: Weight loss = calories burned > calories eaten.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it important to exercise to help you lose weight?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Lose weigt: It is very hard to lose weight without an accompanying exercise program-to help speed up the metabolism as well help you mentally. Good luck.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What to do if i need help losing weight and i need to exercise so how much?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Try working: With a nutrioist and a trainer to help provide you the education, monitoring and help that you need.

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