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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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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