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Is there an alternative to lifting weights to lose weight in my arms?

Is there an alternative to lifting weights to lose weight in my arms?

General weight loss: With natural weight loss (by eating fewer calories and exercising more to use up stored fat), a person loses fat from all areas of his body. So, to lose the arm fat (usually in the upper arms), one must lose weight (fat) from throughout the body. Doing exercises to strengthen and build up the arm muscles will make the arms look better as the fat is used up. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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What is better to lose weight in hypothyroid in women-zumba or yoga?

What is better to lose weight in hypothyroid in women-zumba or yoga?

Both: You lose weight based on how many calories your burn relative to how many you consume. The longer you exercise, and the more vigorous the exercise, the more you burn. Generally speaking, zumba tends to be associated with more aerobic activity than yoga, but it all depends on how you do them. ...Read more

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Safest way to lose weight? (middle aged man)

Safest way to lose weight? (middle aged man)

Less food more move: The best way for anyone to lose weight is to make changes in diet and exercise that promote health. Eliminate sugary beverages and fatty foods, add in fruit and veg. Depending on your current height/weight and your goals you can determine the caloric intake you should have daily. Healthy would be to lose 1-2 lbs/week and shoot for life changes not a diet. Add in 30 minutes of exercise daily. ...Read more

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How effective is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?

How effective is plastic wrap to lose weight around the stomach area?

Wrap: Wrapping for weight loss is a poor technique often used by your wrestlers. It causes increased sweating by building body heat and more fluid is lost than fat. Excessive sweating can cause electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more

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How to lose an inch of fat in 6 weeks?

How to lose an inch of fat in 6 weeks?

Fat loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What's the best exercises to lose weight in a gym?

What's the best exercises to lose weight in a gym?

A combination of: Cardio ; weight training. Muscle burns a lot more calories than fat. This combo will also help to increase your metabolic rate. Have a trainer teach you to do each exercise correctly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose belly fat in 3 months?

Is there a way to lose belly fat in 3 months?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. I.E., running, swimming, nordic track, >. ...Read more

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I trying to put in weight loss iy quicker?

I trying  to put in weight loss iy quicker?

HCG Fat Loss Program: I recommend HCG fat loss plans for the most rapid fat loss anywhere. You can also achieve weight loss and fat loss by eating a very low carbohydrate diet. ...Read more

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Exercises post pregnancy to lose weight to get back in shape?

Exercises post pregnancy to lose weight to get back in shape?

Be active: After your OB has cleared you for normal activities, you can enjoy any form of excercise. Aerobic, strength training, yoga. It is important to have a healthy diet, avoid junk foods, drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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How to lose weight with alloderm mesh in your abdomen?

How to lose weight with alloderm mesh in your abdomen?

See below: The alloderm patch has nothing with losing weight. You have to know what is bad for you and what things and how much you should eat. Admit to yourself first of all what your problem is and then give your self an order as you would to a subordinate and deal with it. ...Read more

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Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Metabolic Balance: Metabolic balance will give results. Just do not overdo weight loss. Fast weight loss can too quickly release toxins stored in your fat and make you not feel good. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise/exercise machine i can use to burn the most weight efficiently? i want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if thats realistic.

What is the best exercise/exercise machine i can use to burn the most weight efficiently? i want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if thats realistic.

Hard work: It doesn't matter what machine you use or what type of exercise that you do. Find something that you enjoy, or at least can tolerate, and do it regularly as part of a diet and exercise program. Start slow and gradually increase. Goal weight loss should be 2-3lbs per week, so your weight loss goals are reasonable. Good luck ...Read more

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In what way can I lose weight in the face?

In what way can I lose weight in the face?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Would like to do some exercises to lose a couple pounds of belly fat. What exercises work in addition to eating a healthy diet?

Would like to do some exercises to lose a couple pounds of belly fat. What exercises work in addition to eating a healthy diet?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How to lose weight in my face?

How to lose weight in my face?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight in a month? Any tips?

Best way to lose weight in a month? Any tips?

Tips: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more