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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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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Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Yes: Any form of exercise burns calories and helps you lose weight and body fat, as long as you do not eat more calories. ...Read more

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How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more

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Can running increase leg muscle or just lose weight and fat on it?

Can running increase leg muscle or just lose weight and fat on it?

Yes,no,yes:-: Leg muscles will increase. Fat will be lost; weight may not be lost, as muscles of the same mass as the fat, will weigh more than the fat. Overall fat may be lost from the body as you continue to exercise. ...Read more

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Is cardio better to lose the weight off my thighs?

Is cardio better to lose the weight off my thighs?

Exercise: Use your legs such as treadmill, running, jump rope or in other words do exercise that make you use your legs more than the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Does zumba fitness really work on the wii and can I expect weight loss with 1300 calorie diet?

Does zumba fitness really work on the wii and can I expect weight loss with 1300 calorie diet?

Zumba: Zumba is great but a 1300 calorie diet is not.Studies show that calorie restricted diets like this don't work in the long term, although you may be successful in the short term.Dont count calories, focus on the quality of food ...Read more

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What activities on the ps2 can help me lose weight and tone up?

What activities on the ps2 can help me lose weight and tone up?

Research shows......: A research study was done on ddr and other dance "games" including dance factory. Unfortunately, even 30 min, non-stop, every day did not show a health benefit after 6 straight week. Exercises like treadmill, bike and elliptical all showed significant benefits in fitness. Sad, but true. ...Read more

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Will walking and running up stairs help you lose belly fat?

Will walking and running up stairs help you lose belly fat?

It will help but: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Might i lose weight by running on the treadmill and eating better?

Might i lose weight by running on the treadmill and eating better?

Exercise: Daily exercise of 30 minutes can be very helpful for weight loss coupled with a careful examination of caloric intake. ...Read more

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Will losing body weight help in reducing the osteoarthritis knee pains?

Will losing body weight help in reducing the osteoarthritis knee pains?

Wt loss+exercise: Modest weight loss plus moderate exercise tof ether have been shown to be better than either intervention alone in overweight (bmi>28) individuals; both aerobic and strength training exercise programs have even shown to help reduce pain and improve function in people with knee osteoarthritis. Talk to your doctor about how to get started. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to lose weight on my thighs and butt the fastest way?

How to lose weight on my thighs and butt the fastest way?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be thigh & butt fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat,stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze & single leg Circle.Exercises to tone your butt include > ...Read more

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Will jogging/running on the treadmill make my thighs bigger or slimmer? Thanks!

Will jogging/running on the treadmill make my thighs bigger or slimmer? 
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Thunder thighs??: Probably neither if your female hormones are sufficient. For real build up you need more direct stress like squats with a heavy barbell or similarly stressful machine work out. If you are overweight slimming you legs is better accomplished with diet AND exercise. If you wish to avoid "skinny legs" weight lifting and leg resistant exercises would be ideal. ...Read more

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How to lose fat on my hips faaassttt?

How to lose fat on my hips faaassttt?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be butt/hip fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Exercises to tone your butt include Plie, Dumbell Squats, Squat w Kick-back, Single leg front raises, toe taps, Clock Lunge, Step Ups w Knee Raise, Lunge jumps & Squat Jumps ...Read more

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How might you lose weight on the hips?

How might you lose weight on the hips?

Diet and exercise: Although is sounds cliche, the healthiest way to lose weight is through a combination of healthy diet and regular exercise, focusing on aerobic conditioning. Exercises can range from walking to stationary exercise bike to elliptical trainers to running. An athletic trainer or physical therapist can offer you specific exercises directed at toning your gluteal muscles. ...Read more

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I've put on 10kgs since developing arthritic knee and having trouble walking, what is the best exercise to lose weight without hurting knee?

I've put on 10kgs since developing arthritic knee and having trouble walking, what is the best exercise to lose weight without  hurting knee?

Swim: Swimming is a great way to exercise without putting a lot of pressure on the knee. It provides a great aerobic exercise and in combination with modifications in your diet, you should be able to lose the weight. ...Read more

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I gained 2kilos on the scale on 1, 200-1, 300cal a day plus weight baring exercises why? Did the exercise make me gain muscle weight? Frustrated! :(

Gaining weight: It is possible that your exercising (weight lifting) has caused you to add muscle mass which will increase your weight. If you are losing inches though, it's fine, because it would mean you are losing fat and replacing it with muscle. ...Read more

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Are there any specific exercises which target belly and thigh fat , also does walking on an incline on the treadmill slim down your thighs and calves?

Are there any specific exercises which target belly and thigh fat , also does walking on an incline on the treadmill slim down your thighs and calves?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be ab or thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. Tone > ...Read more

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Can thigh cellulite go away with loosing weight & strength training exercises? I have to reduce 15kgs for my ideal weight..

Ans: You must be careful to tone the body. You need to exercise fairhfully and eat well don't lose to much weight to fast. Maybe 1-2 lbs per week is all this way your skin can adjust as well yes you can get tone but be consistent and faithful in you activity and eating plAn ...Read more

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