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Will walking help me lose weight faster than running?

Will walking help me lose weight faster than running?

No: That said, you will lose close to the same walking as running the same distance. But , running it takes less time. Also, you will still have metabolism going longer after the run than the walk. Now, you may be able to walk farther than you can run, so if you go farther you will burn more calories, even though you spent more time doing it. Your choice. Good Luck. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Was told I should wear running shoes cause that makes you walk fast and lose weight fast. True?

Was told I should wear running shoes cause that makes you walk fast and lose weight fast. True?

Running shoes: Shoes are made for a specific activity, walking shoes for walking, running shoes for running. A shoe itself won't make you faster and lose weight . Traing and working out will help with those. ...Read more

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Can walking/running up and down stairs make you lose weight?

Yes: Any activity that burns calories can help with weight loss. However, without dietary changes it will not have a significant impact. ...Read more

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Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Losing weight: Running two miles will burn approximately 200 calories. There are 3,500 calories per mile. So - will you be running/ walking regularly? ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight without walking too much or running?

See details: Minimize carbs, control portion size, no fast foods or high calorie snacks, no eating between meals. Without significant dietary changes, nothing will work. ...Read more

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Hey. . I wanna lose weight around 20kg .. I prefer running or walking daily for an hour.. Is it good ..Or what should I do ..Please help :-(?

Hey. . I wanna lose weight around 20kg .. I prefer running or walking daily for an hour.. Is it good ..Or what should I do ..Please help :-(?

BOTH: To lose 44# you'll need to commit to a weight program for an extended period of time. Track your diet and exercise since seeing positive improvement is part of the fun! challenge yourself by increasing frequency and intensity of exercise. Exercise at least 4-6 x weekly. Get dna test to determine best diet and exercise for you. A breath test can tell you maximum calories to eat and lose weight. ...Read more

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In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

Intensity N duration: The more intensive the work-out/running and longer time will burn more calories. Alternating between jog/walk/sprint provide good balance of cardiovascular and wt management benefits. Start out easy and increase overtime. Chose methods that fit your lifestyle/work/family--living healthy is a life-time commitment. Eat well/sleep well and exercise regularly. See doc regularly too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Walk run benefit: Medicine declares walking fast 1h as good for cardiovascular system as jogging 45mn, spends more calories running than walking. 1h/d is rational as we work. My psych patients needs more activities for their mind=exercise walks drains stresses from "head to finger tips" then released in the air by the time they come home de-stressed + sleep better. I demand 1h walk twice/d as patients to not work. ...Read more

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Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk ?

Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk
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Eat less - Do more: Eat about 500 calories less every day. Get a bit more activity every day. If you don't lose weight in a week, then eat less and exercise more. Repeat weekly until you are losing 2 pounds per week. Go for it! ...Read more

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Can walking a mile on the tredclimber a good, fast way to lose weight?

Can walking a mile on the tredclimber a good, fast way to lose weight?

Depends: A mile is good if it takes at least 30-45 minutes, which should be your daily goal. Also, food is still the most important factor. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more