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Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

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

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 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?

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

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Will eating one meal a day and jogging twice or three times a week help me lose weight?

Will eating one meal a day and jogging twice or three times a week help me lose weight?

How big a meal?: You need to have a negtive caloric balance to lose weight. It would be better to eat small meals and exercise, one large meal is not a healthy practice. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Lose weight: Well! weight loss is possible if you burn more calories than you consume. Jogging-- good idea! go for it! will help you burn more calories! protein shakes--- not a good idea. Just eat less and eat healthy! ...Read more

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Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Slowly build up your workout and consistent exercise like jogging will help you build endurance and loose weight. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

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

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I want too start jogging tomorrow but i feel embarrassed--how can I lose weight?

I want too start jogging tomorrow but i feel embarrassed--how can I lose weight?

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 more

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Would jogging for 30 minutes a day be enough to lose weight?

Would jogging for 30 minutes a day be enough to lose weight?

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

Dr. Ray Tidman
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There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make ...Read more