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How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

Variable: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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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


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I'm bicycling to try and lose weight. How much do I need to ride 3 days a week to lose 1-2 lbs a week. Also, I'm 42 yrs old.

I'm bicycling to try and lose weight. How much do I need to ride 3 days a week to lose 1-2 lbs a week. Also, I'm 42 yrs old.

The Best Exercise: You need a minimum of 20 minutes per episode of exercise three to five times per week. This exercise should also be of moderate intensity: i.e. A heart rate of no more than 130 bpm. You should be able to still speak in full sentences when you exercise. This allows you to burn sugars and fats...The things you need to burn to lose weight. ...Read more

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What happens if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

What happens if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

That depends: If you burn more calories then you consume - then you should be able to lose weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

Can you tell me if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

Very likely: If you ride the bike for 30min daily at a level that elevates your heart rate and keep your eating stable, you should lose weight. This loss will increase if you cut, out foods that are not healthy without restriction. An increased time riding would also burn more calories. Healthy weight loss involves slowly changing habits and maintaining the changes. Losing should be from 1/2 to 2lbs weekly ...Read more

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What to do if I am fat. If I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

What to do if I am fat. If I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

To Lose Weight: I commend you for your actions of walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines
Respect yourself. Do not say-I am Fat

SAY-I WANT TO BE FIT

Do Stair climbing, Hike on a hill, Resistance training program in a Gym
Running, Aerobic dancing, Swimming

See Nutritionist for 1500 calorie/day diet, gradually decrease

It is not WHAT you eat, IT IS WHAT is eating you

See a Psychiatrist for coping with stressors, ...Read more

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I ride horses so I get a good amount of exercise but what's a quick way to lose weight in a month?

I ride horses so I get a good amount of exercise but what's a quick way to lose weight in a month?

Not lots: Depending on pace of your ride, can burn 175-550 calories per hour. Many other activities are more efficient, weight-bearing, and strength-building. For more info, see: http://thehorsepedia. Com/calories-burned-while-riding/. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to have a glass of special whey milkshare after gym before gping to bed to lose weight? Thanks

Protein supplements: Whey milkshake will give your body the protein to help build and repair after workout. Weight loss is determined by calories consumed vs calories burned. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am fat. If I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with diet pills will lose weight quickly?

What do you suggest if I am fat. If I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with diet pills will lose weight quickly?

Lifestyle: Hi. Firstly, live right: healthy diet and regular exercise. Normal American society works against you: worthless fast food, too much of it, labor-saving devices so we can live with barely moving a muscle, etc. There are FDA-approved drugs to help with healthy lifestyle (Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) & Belviq). If you're a type 2 diabetic, GLP-1 analogs and SGLT2 inhibitors can help with weight loss and help control T2DM ...Read more

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How to lose weight when on complete bed rest after surgery?

How to lose weight when on complete bed rest after surgery?

Isometric exercise: Same principles apply for weight loss, burn more calories than you take in. It seems more difficult when you are on bed rest, however isometric exercising can be done anywhere and in most positions. While on bedrest get lots of hydration, take your vitamins and restrict your calories. Be well. ...Read more

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When a person continues lose weight?

Get it checked out: If you're having unintended weight loss, it could be a sign of a serious problem. It's good to get it checked out to find the issue sooner rather than later. (easier to pull weeds when they're small) ...Read more

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Will a person with diebates lose weight?

Will a person with diebates lose weight?

A person w/diabetes: Can loose weight. Please be guided by your doc. "The Blood Sugar Solution" by Mark Hyman, MD, is helpful book for this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can a special needs person in a wheelchair lose weight?

How can a special needs person in a wheelchair lose weight?

Calorie deficit: Weight loss depends upon a calorie deficit: take in fewer calories than are burned. Do so consistently over a long period of time, and this results in slow but steady weight loss. It is more difficult to burn calories when using a wheelchair for mobility, but an arm-cycle may be an option for exercise for some. Dietary restriction is a vital part of the weight loss plan. A dietician can help. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a person trying to lose weight exercise in a given day?

How long is it normal for a person trying to lose weight exercise in a given day?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. 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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What is considered the number one way for a person w/ a physical disability to lose weight?

What is considered the number one way for a person w/ a physical disability to lose weight?

Proper nutrition: If the person is unable to do any kind of physical activity than only way to loose weight is by cutting down on total calories intake and proper nutrition, which means eating properly. Eliminate all sugars and sugary drinks, consume more fruits and vegies, whole grains, and low saturated fat and drink plenty of water. You can consult a nutritionist for that. ...Read more

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Which type of diet do they put a person on when they need to lose weight to inlist in the army?

Which type of diet do they put a person on when they need to lose weight to inlist in the army?

Up to you: In general, since there are more unemployed folks around, they are not desperate to hire people who "need work." so, that means the weight loss is up to you, pre-indoctrination. Calorie restriction and increased activity are the mainstays of any diet program, and your dr can help if you need it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

Exercise: Exercise is good at reducing stress, improving cardiovascular health, and conditioning the musculoskeletal system to the demands of physical activities that could otherwise cause an injury. Also, a recent study reports that "xercise doesn’t only strengthen your heart and muscles – it also beefs up your brain." (drmarkgalland. Com, 2/27/13). ...Read more

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How could a Down syndrome person lose weight?

How could a Down syndrome person lose weight?

Lose wt for Downs: The same approach to weight loss that is generally recommended also pertains to people with downs syndrome. Emphasize appropriately balanced meals, reduction in high calorie snacks and exercise. ...Read more