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Wich method is better to lose weight:to run or jumping rope...equal time...?

Wich method is better to lose weight:to run or jumping rope...equal time...?

Both: Any exercise is good in burning calories which will lead to weight loss. Usually alternating between different exercises will use different muscle groups which will help to let more muscle groups to work. The important thing in every exercise is time and usually 1/2 hour a day is a good way to start. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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 tell me is jump roping a good excercise to lose weight?

Can you tell me is jump roping a good excercise to lose weight?

Exercise helps!: Absolutely! cardiovascular exercise such as jumping rope is an excellent way to burn calories and will help you lose weight. Your best bet is to incorporate this exercise program with an appropriate healthy diet to maximize weight loss. ...Read more

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How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

Long as possible: The longer the better. Jumproap is like sprinting; its less of an aerobic exercise, but a good one to do. Keep it up. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight so desperately and i think maybe adipex will jump start it, how is this?

I want to lose weight so desperately and i think maybe adipex will jump start it, how is this?

Adipex: The amount of weight you lose with phentermine is variable depending of things like your calorie intake, level of obesity, gender, activity level, dosage, etc. According to a Livestrong article entitled “The Average Monthly Weight Loss Using Phentermine” a woman might lose 3 to 6 pounds per month and a man might lose 5 to 8 pounds per month when using a low-calorie diet in addition to Phentermine ...Read more

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I've done diet out there. I need to lose weight so desperately and I think maybe adipex will jump start it. what do you all think?

I've done diet out there. I need to lose weight so desperately and I think maybe adipex will jump start it. what do you all think?

Discuss w your Dr.: The amount of weight you lose with phentermine is variable depending of things like your calorie intake, level of obesity, gender, activity level, dosage, etc. According to a Livestrong article entitled “The Average Monthly Weight Loss Using Phentermine” a woman might lose 3 to 6 pounds per month and a man might lose 5 to 8 pounds per month when using a low-calorie diet in addition to Phentermine ...Read more

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I heard you should eat 1, 200 calories a day, and - 500 calories a day to lose weight. Is it ok to eat 700 calories a day for 2 weeks ? To jump start.

I heard you should eat 1, 200 calories a day, and - 500 calories a day to lose weight. Is it ok to eat 700 calories a day for 2 weeks ? To jump start.

Yes, but: There is no harm to restricting your calories for a two week period as long as you are getting sufficient nutrients. Make sure you are getting the essential vitamins, minerals, fatty and Amino Acids and drinking at least several glasses of water to keep your urine from being dark yellow. However, when your body gets such little food consistently, your metabolism will slow down. ...Read more

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What foods can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

What foods  can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

Meat and veggies : Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then increase your Insulin levels. High Insulin levels will impair thyroid metabolism and slow down your metabolism. ...Read more

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Is doing 500 jump ropes every day enough to lose weight?

Jump rope: It depends. If you did it very slowly so that it really didn't raise your heart rate much, no, you really wouldn't lose weight. If you do it briskly enough to get your heart rate up to 80% of your target heart rate (meaning a serious workout), then yes, it would probably help you to lose weight. Personally, i would choose a much lower impact exercise like biking or elliptical machine. ...Read more