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Can I Lose Weight With A Scooter
Are you able to : swim? Able to work your upper body? Not sure - consider working with a trainer. Making healthy food and portion choices is critical for weight loss or maintenance. ...Read more
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
Yes: Swimming laps is good exercise but not for everyone. Pool aerobics/exercises give good workout, burn calories, don't stress ankles/ hips/knees. Just couple with sensible diet of lean protein, good fats, low glycemic carbs, low-fat dairy, whole grains, portion control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't sit, ,exercise: I know a fractured coccyx is painful even when u r up ; about . If u r so painful that u r not able 2 exercise, u have 2 cut down on calories in . When u r able 2 work out again, start slowly. Walking ; increase activities as tolerated ; then get into ur usual routine of exercises. When sitting use a doughnut pillow. Worst case it gets 2 b chronic ; excision is a last resort. Pick ur surg carefull. ...Read more
Busy yet healthy.: A busy life doesn't have to mean an unhealthy one. You can still make healthful meal choices, even if that means preparing a few meals the night before and bringing them with you through your day. And short exercise sessions, thirty minutes, can be effective if you're consistent with them. Try to get at least six hours of sleep nightly. Don't smoke. ...Read more
Every little bit : Helps ! are you able to swim or do water aerobics? Have you considered working your upper body with a trainer? Muscle burns more calories and thus can ^ your metabolic rate. It will be especially important to examine what you eat and how much you eat. Try keeping a food diary. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Take good care. ...Read more
Exercise vs LBP: 1st, let's agree that regular exercise is important to losing weight. So is healthy nutrition. 2nd, there are many studies showing benefit in those with pain, whether low back or hip/knee. Check out following re specific exercises that benefit those w/bad back: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/exercises-to-reduce-low-back-pain & http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/lower-back-pain-10/slideshow-exercises. ...Read more
Yes: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I a 15 year old girl lose weight without a lot of exercise? Do you have a weight loss plan you could give?
Less Carbs: For most people the most reliable way to lose weight is to eat less carbs. Carbs are bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, and also fruit juice, sweets - candy, cake, pastries. Carbs are also in junk food - chips, crackers for instance - and in all pop - stop all soda including diet soda. One idea is to notice how much carbs you eat at a meal and eat only half. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes by diet: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please my blog at www.Mdprevent.Blogspot.Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lose 2 lbs this week: Helpful diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits contain sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. No diet pills. And, exercise! ...Read more
55 year old with dm2 i go to gym 2 days a week with trainer try and eat good diet and cannot lose weight what can I do?
Any exercise is good: Any exercise is good, as long as you do it. It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. Dietary restriction is essential, and exercise makes it work faster. Support programs like weight watchers are also helpful for many. The best exercise is the one you actually do on a regular basis. ...Read more
Good calories + move: There's a good app called "lose it!" that helps you determine your daily caloric requirements based on how much & how quickly you want to lose. It takes into account your exercise too. You really have to move in order to lose, so even just walking every day is good & costs you nothing. A low glycemic diet will give you the best quality calories. Organic is best if you can afford it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not practical!: Drastic efforts to lose weight do not work well and do not last...So don't even try this approach. To lose weight you need to eat less but not quit because controlling weight is a life long discipline. So eat a balanced meal with calorie restriction in a way that is practical and enjoyable. Not eating anything is a punishment which no body deserves! add daily exercise to your diet for better resul. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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