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Does Jogging Help You Lose Weight Fast
Diet and exercise: Jogging and exercise will certainly help with weight loss but 1 mile of jogging is about equal to 100 cal most of the time. It takes 3500 cal to lose 1 pound of fat so you can see that jogging 35 miles is a very slow way to lose your weight. Couple that with a good diet and lifestyle changes and you will be successful in the long run. ...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
I want to lose weight. I'm jogging and eating healthier. What's the ideal heart rate while at jogging to lose weight fast? How long each each session?
Congratulations: Congratulations on being motivated. I would suggest focusing on having fun while getting fit. Jog at a pace that makes you feel alive and vital. It should feel like you are making a solid effort, break a good sweat, but don't over-strain. Don't worry about heart rate, etc. Slow and steady weight loss is generally more sustainable than fast. Eat at least 5-8 servings of vegetables & fruits per day ...Read more
Is it possible to lose weight by walking/ jogging 4 miles a day. I keep reading articles saying you do not.
Depends: That is excellent exercise especially if you did 2 miles twice a day. If you combine that with 6 healthy meals, a good night sleep, and stress reduction and persist at it you certainly are likely to lose weight and gain muscle. Read kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct, 2012 to increase your ability to stay on a healthy path. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if i would like to lose weight, so i've been jogging for half an hour and the next half I do yoga, will these help?
This will help: Insure that calories burned are greater than calories consumed. ...Read more
Set reasonable goals: You are halfway there just by asking this question. Recognizing that you want to take action is an important first step. Start off slowly and don't get discouraged if it seems to take longer than you initially thought it would. Push your self mentally, but do not overdo it physically. An injury early in your workout regimen can create long-term issues. Good luck! ...Read more
Some you love: I have discovered that what works best is something you will stick with for the longest period of time. Jogging, walking, cycling/ spin class are great options. So is zumba if you love to dance or hot yoga if that is your thing (personally my favorite). Sustainability for the long run. Mixing up your routine in order not to get bored is helpful. Weight training to build muscle is beneficial. ...Read more
That depends on your: Caloric intake. 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 cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2cfm. ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods: 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
Im a 47 yr male heavy set but healthy as for my physical. I exercise everyday walking lifting jogging ect.. I can't lose weight?
Metformin: As we get older, we tend to become Insulin resistant. Metformin acts like a metabolic rejuvenator, and restores Insulin sensitivity. I recommend 500 mg metformin three times daily. Metformin will normalize blood sugar, but will not cause hypoglycemia. My non-diabetic patients on metformin invariably feel better, have more energy, lose their carbohydrate cravings, and lose body fat. ...Read more
Is doing boxing, jogging 1/4 mile and riding a bike with a healthy diet a too much to lose weight? I started a week ago and i'm alredy 180?I was 190.
Probably not: It's not unusual to lose alot of weight when you start a new exercise program, especially and intense one. The weight loss should slow down. Just make sure you are taking enough time for recovery as that is when your muscles heal and get bigger, which is what we all want! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but....: Yes, you will lose weight faster while exercising in hot weather but it is due to sweating more. As soon as you drink water, you will be back to the same weight. Effective weight loss is burning more calories than you consume. There is no magic bullet -- you have to eat less and workout more. Period. ...Read more
Stationary bike: or brisk walk on treadmill may be a better choice until you loose more weight. Choose exercise that does not require pounding your feet so much. See your doc for a good health plan and to make sure the level of exercise you choose is good for you. Many men do well w/low-carb diet but ask doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more
24f 5'4" 161lbs with secondary amenorhea. Trying to lose weight but get bad abd cramps right after jogging as I cool down. Why does that happen?
Will Jogging or Resistance Training ("pumping iron") help me lose weight more quickly, if my goal is to drop a few pounds within 3 weeks? Thank you.
Both: I recommend visiting your doctor to make sure you are ready for your exercise program. Wake up and stretch, go for a jog each morning. Eat a small amount before you go and have breakfast after. Combine weight training because over time with increased muscle mass your body burns more calories. Most importantly, eat a healthy low-fat low-sodium diet. Good luck. Slow and steady is the best plan. ...Read more
I am a teen, and I weight 220lbs I want to start go jogging every day. Can I drink protein shakes in the same time? Does it help me lose weight?
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