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What's a safe why for me to lose weight? I'm 5'2,155lbs&I'm only 21. Most of the weight is around my waist. I eat 1300 calories or less per day. Help?

What's a safe why for me to lose weight? I'm 5'2,155lbs&I'm only 21. Most of the weight is around my waist. I eat 1300 calories or less per day. Help?

Need: To balance exercise with diet. Also drink plenty of water. And get adequate sleep. Stick with the program. And lose wt slow and steady. If you stick with it you will see results. If need some help. Talk to a trainer or a nutrition expert. Good luck ...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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What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more

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I am 42. What is the fastest healthy way to lose weight through exercise. I am concerned about weight in stomach area and generally around waist area.?

I am 42. What is the fastest healthy way to lose weight through exercise. I am concerned about weight in stomach area and generally around waist area.?

Slow, steady success: The fat around the middle is unhealthy not just as added weight but as indicator of possible decline in health if it persists. Weight loss programs in general will cause loss of pounds through generalized weight loss--all over. Exercise programs can strengthen the ab and oblique muscles, enhancing shape of the waistline. The fastest way is to start today eating less at dinner then going for a walk. ...Read more

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How does a girl lose weight from her waist and hips?

How does a girl lose weight from her waist and hips?

Exercise/ diet: Unfortunately, it is not possible to spot reduce areas of fat deposit. A good diet and exercise will result in weight loss throughout the body which will also affect the areas you wish to target. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to lose weight? Espically in my thighs and waist. I'm 18 years old and i weigh 120kg my height is 168cm.

What's the best way for me to lose weight? Espically in my thighs and waist. I'm 18 years old and i weigh 120kg my height is 168cm.

Knowledge: This is a life long issue. Learn about your diets calories. Start if you have not all ready a weekly fun exercise routine. There is no magic here. Lots of fokes selling whatever. Physics: you have to burn more calories than you consume... To lose wt. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight from my stomach and thighs. will a waist twisting disc benefit this?

I want to lose weight from my stomach and thighs. will a waist twisting disc benefit this?

No. : There is no exercise which can cause you to lose weight from a focused area. These exercises may build muscles in the intended areas, but can't direct focal fat loss. Overall aerobic exercise will help lose weight in general. ...Read more

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Lose weight, waist pain & low belly pain suddenly.....

Lose weight, waist pain & low belly pain suddenly.....

Many causes: The differential includes infectious etiologies, crohns, less likely cancers. If these symptoms persist more than 2 weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Big arms, thin flat stomach, big waist big boobs and big firm big thighs, how to lose weight?

Big arms, thin flat stomach, big waist big boobs and big firm big thighs, how to lose weight?

Losing Weight: 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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I am doing the Fasting Diet to loose weight (2 days on 600 cals per week). I've lost a lot of weight, but not too much waist perimeter. What can I do?

I am doing the Fasting Diet to loose weight (2 days on 600 cals per week). I've lost a lot of weight, but not too much waist perimeter. What can I do?

Lifestyle change: Best meal plan is a balanced one you can live with lifelong. If not eating enough protein, you could be losing weight from muscle, not fat - NOT good. Exercise is very important to keep muscle.Source of info for healthy diet & high protein food is http://www.choosemyplate.gov/weight-management-calories/weight-management.html .The Mediterranean diet is a healthy diet, w plenty of info on the web. ...Read more