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Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Yes: Aerobic exercise in the form of dancing will increase caloric burn an excellent and fun way to exercise. Do not allow the scale to be the only measure of success. Aerobic exercise is good for the heart and circulation. Good for over all muscle tone. Good for the lungs. Additionally common positive effect on our frame of mind. ...Read more

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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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Can abdominal strengthening exercises help you lose the extra baby fat you have?

Can abdominal strengthening exercises help you lose the extra baby fat you have?

No: You can't spot reduce fat. Abdominal strengthening exercises strengthen the abdominal muscles underlying fat but do little to burn fat. The only way to lose fat is through burning more calories than you consume. This is best accomplished through moderate to vigorous cardiovascular exercise at least 3-4 times per week. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises that will make you lose weight on my hips, belly and thighs?

Can you suggest exercises that will make you lose weight on my hips, belly and thighs?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose 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 running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Will peeing help you lose weight?

Will peeing help you lose weight?

Urine and Obesity: Nope. Thus the old myth that diuretics can help is a false and dangerous myth. Urine will be expelled from your body as your kidneys do their normal function of cleaning waste from the blood. ...Read more

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What doctor recommend exercises will could you help me lose body fat faster?

What doctor recommend exercises will could you help me lose body fat faster?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose 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 running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more

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Does shakes help you to lose weight?

Does shakes help you to lose weight?

Shaking body? Yes.: Drinking stuff mixed together: likely helpful for loosing $ to those selling the shakes, ingredients and machines. The "diet industry" is full of con games. Consider studying my answers. ...Read more

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What would you suggest to help me lose belly fat through weight training?

What would you suggest to help me lose belly fat through weight training?

Can't!: You can tome up and strengthen core muscles of your torso, but you cannot selectively lose weight from only one area of the body. Cut your carb intake if you have an "apple" build, because there are basic metabolic differences, such that apples preferentially add weight to their torsos. ...Read more

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Can you please describe great core exercises that will help me lose belly fat?

Can you please describe great core exercises that will help me lose belly fat?

See below: There are many great core strengthening exercises. I would recommend a visit with a physical therapist or personal trainer to learn proper technique. One of the best exercises are called planks. To do this lay on your stomach and lift your belly and legs off the ground with your forarms and toes on the ground. Try holding this postion for 15-30 seconds at a time. ...Read more

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Does doing yoga can lose my belly fats? Thank you :))

Yoga: Certain poses may help to strengthen abdominal muscular and may aid in flattening abdomen. But even with weight loss - one can not select where the fat will actually be lost on the body. ...Read more

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How can exercise help you loose weight?

How can  exercise help you loose weight?

Several ways!: Exercise causes you to expend calories. If food intake is constant, you will run a caloric deficit. Also, apart from direct activity "burn, " your bodies metabolism will stay higher for several hours after activity, burning more calories at rest. If you put on muscle, your baseline metabolism will increase. Put these three together for the exercise weight loss recipe. ...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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How exactly does exercise help you loose weight?

How exactly does exercise help you loose weight?

Exercise Burns Fat: Exercise burns up fat, especially from around the belly, it uses the calories in the stored fat--we are talking about aerobic exercise like walking, running, treadmill, not weight lifting. Be careful, some times exercise causes increased hunger and provides a "reward" to eat more. ...Read more

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Does drinking help you lose weight or can it make you gain weight instead?

Does drinking help you lose weight or can it make you gain weight instead?

That depends: Drinking adequate amounts of water each day can assist with weight loss. Drinking caloric beverages may cause an increase in weight. ...Read more

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What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

Weight Loss Program: Plan to lose no more than 2 pounds per week.  have a no carb breakfast such as eggs and lowfat cottage cheese a high-protein glucose control drink, such as boost or glucerna for lunch and a low-fat dinner.  walk 6 miles or run 3 miles per week and do a muscle toning routine as shown here: http://youtu.be/aWLFAAlr_E8 ...Read more

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What are exercises you recommend to lose weight and build muscle?

What are exercises you recommend to lose weight and build muscle?

Resistance training: Which includes weight lifting, isometrics, exercise machines, exercise bands, and yoga. Doing these kinds of strengthening activities 2 or 3 times a week helps to build muscle. And as long as you don't eat more than usual, it will also help with weight loss. ...Read more

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How do you lower your body fat with out loosing weight or gaining?

How do you lower your body fat with out loosing weight or gaining?

Exercise : Women have higher body fat than men. However u can increase muscle definition / tone by incorporating a stengthening program in your daily routine. See a qualified personal trainer and dietician who can help you achieve your goals. Good luck! ...Read more