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Dr. Corey Clay
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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 I do body pump weight liftning during pregnancy?

Can I do body pump weight liftning during pregnancy?

Body Pump wt lifting: This is being answered by a non-gynecologist. I had to read about body pump weight lifting to answer this question ; it is described as very strenuous. Some things i read said it was ok during pregnancy. However, if it really is strenuous i would check with your personal obstetrician before making a decision. ...Read more

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If i start putting weight training into my routine. Will this make me gain weight or lose body fat?

If i start putting weight training into my routine. Will this make me gain weight or lose body fat?

Possibly both: Weight training can lead to increased muscle mass which can increase your basal metabolic rate, so that you ultimately lose body fat. Increased muscle mass can potentially add to your weight, but if weight training is part of a fitness program which includes improved diet and cardiovascular exercise, you will likely lose weight over the long term. ...Read more

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How do you lose face weight without losing body weight?

How do you lose face weight without losing body weight?

You Can't: You cannot selectively lose weight just in your face. If you lose weight, you cannot necessarily control exactly where you lose it. ...Read more

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Does a person need to eat any fat when trying to gain muscle and lose weight?

Does a person need to eat any fat when trying to gain muscle and lose weight?

Some fat,: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose some body fat while gaining lean muscle. How do I do this?

I'm trying to lose some body fat while gaining lean muscle. How do I do this?

Muscle: We recommend limiting carbs and increasing protein in your diet. A good way to do this is to drink protein shakes. I use whey protein powder with almond milk and add frozen strawberries and a little peanut butter, blend, and....A nice smoothie. Weight lifting and good cardio are also critical but diet is the key. Don't put anything in your mouth your body doesn't "need". ...Read more

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How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

More muscle.: Increasing proteins and decreasing carbohydrates is a good way to increase muscle mass and decreasing the signal to promote fat. Check out a weight lifting program and peak 8 exercise. ...Read more

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I want to lose belly fat without losing overall body weight. What exercise should I take? What food should be taken?

I want to lose belly fat without losing overall body weight. What exercise should I take? What food should be taken?

Belly: By decreasing carbs and fatty foods , this will help decrease fat as you exercise. Add core exercises like crunches , weighted crunches as you advance , pull downs etc. In short exercises that work your core will help with belly fat ...Read more

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Will i gain weight by eating more protein? I want to consume 1g per pound (134) including weight training. How can I do so without gaining weight?

Will i gain weight by eating more protein? I want to consume 1g per pound (134) including weight training. How can I do so without gaining weight?

Not necessarily: You don't necessarily have to gain weight, if you eat more protein. Weight gain or loss is guided by total calories taken in verse total calories burned. To avoid weight gain when taking in more protein, you would either have to reduce other calories taken in or burn more calories. Beware of taking in too much protein, which is not great for your kidneys. Thank you. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if all body parts slim down when you lose weight?

There are no: guarantees where the weight will come from or if loss will be equally distributed. ...Read more

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Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Maybe: If you constantly eat too little your body can go into a survival mode thinking that food is not avialble and reduce your metabolism. Generally when on a weightloss program, the set calories are an average per day (you may go over one day & under one) but try to stay close to the suggested amount so your body does not think it is being starved. ...Read more

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Do everybody gain weight when taking Gabapentin and cannot lose the weight?

Do everybody gain weight when taking Gabapentin and cannot lose the weight?

Causation: In my experience, most folks who take gabapentin do experience some weight gain, and on occasion, significant gains. This is indeed one of the limiting aspects of this drug. It would help, if you want to lose weight, not to take gabapentin concurrently. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight if you don't eat the recommended calories?

Do you lose weight if you don't eat the recommended calories?

Calories count: weight loss comes from lower calories[average 3000-3500 cal. per pound] and exersize to burn off fat/calries, aerobic type like walking , not weight lifting[builds muscle/weight], no crazy fad diets; eat well balanced meals frutis/veg.meat, skim milk or 1%milk, protein makes you less hungry. eat 3 meals and if want 3 snacks. weight watchers is best program or meditaranian diet ...Read more

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Can your body lose inches and not weight?

Can your body lose inches and not weight?

Yes: You can loose inches without loosing weight . When you exercise you you convert fat to muscle, muscle weighs more than fat, when you tone up and convert fat to muscle you can loose inches without loosing pounds. ...Read more

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I want to lose atleast 50lbs. What are the best workouts to lose weight. Not toning but cardio. I want to shed lbs. ?

I want to lose atleast 50lbs. What are the best workouts to lose weight. Not toning but cardio. I want to shed lbs. ?

Weight loss: Simply burning more calories than you take in will result in weight loss so exercise alone will not get you to your goal. ...Read more

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How do you lose fat when wanting to maintain your muscle?

How do you lose fat when wanting to maintain your muscle?

Balance: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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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How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain? How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?

How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain?  How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?

Forms of activity: The more inactive you are, the more likely you experience chronic pain and weight gain. The key is to find mild, intermittent forms of exercise that you can tolerate and carry on. For example, start with stretching and light weight bearing. Change body positions every few minutes. Take breaks but try walking/stationary bike/water exercise, and increase the duration weekly when tolerated. no snack ...Read more