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How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


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Can you lose weight with a cardio glide?

Can you lose weight with a cardio glide?

Weight: You can lose with any machine that allows you to exercise in your target zone, a little breathy for 40 to 50 minutes 4 to 6 times a week. The cardio glide is a good option. Best. ...Read more

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Can walking a mile on the tredclimber a good, fast way to lose weight?

Can walking a mile on the tredclimber a good, fast way to lose weight?

Depends: A mile is good if it takes at least 30-45 minutes, which should be your daily goal. Also, food is still the most important factor. ...Read more

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What's to be expected? Might using a exercise bike help me lose weight?

What's to be expected? Might using a exercise bike help me lose weight?

Cardio Mix: Yes. 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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Is riding a bicycle enough exercise to lose weight and get thin?

Is riding a bicycle enough exercise to lose weight and get thin?

Weight loss: While bike riding is a great exercise and if your goal is to get lean just look at the serious bike riders are. I went form 161 to 147 just by biking years ago until i realized i was too thin. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to lose weight using a Pilates power gym?

Is it possible for me to lose weight using a Pilates power gym?

That exercise: Can help to contribute to a weight loss program. Eat healthfully ; 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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Can i lose a lot of weight by doing zumba and pilates?

Can i lose a lot of weight by doing zumba and pilates?

Yep!!: You sure can zumba is fantastic. My wife is closely affiliated with the ymca and we went to a dinner for the local y. They had success story after success story of women losing weight all because of zumba and what the y allowed them to do. One woman was 378 and was down to 180 another woman was 290 and was down to 160. It took them 6-8 months but they did it. ...Read more

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Will I be able to lose weight and gain muscle by doing dumbbell excercises and running 2 miles a day?

Will I be able to lose weight and gain muscle by doing dumbbell excercises and running 2 miles a day?

If you eat properly: Cardio and weight training can help you lose weight, but only if coupled with proper nutrition and appropriate caloric intake to allow safe fat loss and muscle building. A fitness instructor and nutritionist could work with you and develop a plan best for your specific needs, in conjunction with your regular physician's clearance and input. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

How can I lose weight (or stop gaining weight), in a wheelchair?

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

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I'm just trying to lose weight, if i cut down on calories and exercise for a while will i lose weight?

I'm just trying to lose weight, if i cut down on calories and exercise for a while will i lose weight?

Possibly: It takes 3,500 calories to lose a pound (not talking about water weight) So the rate of loss will depend on how many calories you ultimately consume and burn. ...Read more

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How can I tell if speed walking is a good weight loss exercise?

How can I tell if speed walking is a good weight loss exercise?

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

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What is a better way to lose weight running or jogging?

What is a better way to lose weight running or jogging?

Brisk walking/runnin: These are all good and depends on your preference and tolerance.You burn more calories by running per mile depending on the speed than walking or jogging.Weight loss dependant on the distancs and the speed and your body weight. ...Read more

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Would kickboxing be a good way to lose weight?

Would kickboxing be a good way to lose weight?

Yes with good diet: From an exercise perspective kickboxing provides an excellent opportunity for burning calories, increasing strength and tone, and enhancing cardiovascular fitness. Optimal weight loss will benefit from a diet that focuses on eating a health variety of lean protein, healthy fats, fresh fruits and vegetables, and restricting processed carbohydrates, refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup, . ...Read more

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How can I lose weight insteed of doing exercise?

How can I lose weight insteed of doing exercise?

Interestingly: The most important thing to spur on weight loss is actually caloric restriction, though the combination of caloric restriction and exercise work best. So you need to take a close look at what your eating and how many calories this accounts for and what would be an appropriate amount to reduce your intake by. Remember exercise has so many other great benefits, don't count it out! ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good exercise for weight loss and slimming down figure?

Can you recommend a good exercise for weight loss and slimming down figure?

Aquatic exercise: Swim, water aerobics or walking in chest deep water. We are about 80% lighter standing in chest deep water due to buoyancy. This will make exercising easier. Start with an amount that is relatively easy and comfortable, then repeat 4 or more days per week and add a few minutes to the program once a week, initially only add 2-3 mins per week, so you don't over do it. Don't give up and keep moving. ...Read more