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Best Workout To Help Overweight Person No Gimmicks
Im overweight and have asthma.When I try to work out I get winded really fast. What are my best options?
Control the weight: Overweight asthmatics find that their asthma is much more difficult to control, and are frustrated that they can't exercise enough to lose weight. Please read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This explains that exercise is NOT the way to lose weight. Developing a low-carb diet is much more effective. You'll find that your asthma will be much easier to control once you get your BMI under 30 or 25. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
HCG diet: I am a big advocate on my diet program called the HCG true diet. It allows your metabolism to change with HCG and a low calorie diet. It is a medically monitored program and creates new behaviors which can become habits over time. Most people lose 20-30 pounds per 12 week course. Even people on rehab. Can do this diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm overweight and i tried almost every workout and even went through diets. Nothing works. I need help. I tired being the fat guy.
Refer to answer: All health and diet has failed, because all they do, is counting calories either directly or indirectly. Problem is in gmo food, which is all wheat, corn, soy, potato, cereals , juices, all fast foods. Been tried for twenty years. If you follow it never failed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am an athlete and I am overweight but I workout all the time and can't seem to loose weight. I dont look overweight, am I just all muscle?
BMI Misleading: If by overweight you are referring to increased BMI or body mass index then you can take comfort in the fact that these measurements don't correlate well with people who have a lot of muscle mass. If you eat right and regularly exercise its likely that you are at a healthy weight. Talk to your doctor if you have more detailed questions and about what a healthy weight is for your body type. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom is overweight borderline hypoglycemic and bad eating habits and doesn't workout, how is a nice way to help her without being disrespectful?
Advice: Please go online to "NuVal" and share it with Mom! ...Read more
How long does it take for overweight people like me to see my muscles appear after several workouts?
Depends: The amount of time needed to see muscle definition in overweight people is higher since excess fat drives down testosterone, the hormone that helps with muscle mass. Also many people lose muscle mass with weight loss since they are not dieting well; recommend continue working out, eat protein, low carbs and drink lots of water. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 33 year old female who is quite overweight. During exercise (in the middle of workout) I break out in a cold sweat. Should I be worried?
Not necessarily: Heavy sweating with exercise, by itself, is not an indication of coronary heart problems, especially if you are able to continue the exercise without having to stop and if you don't experience any unusual chest discomfort, pressure, heaviness(feels like an elephant is sitting on my chest), lightheadedness or severe shortness of breath.*** If you have additional risk factors see comments below ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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