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Easy? Where did you: Get the idea it is easy? It takes work. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
No fast way: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
It's just one way to: Lose weight along with dieting. You'll lose weight (with any means) if your calorie expenditure is more than your calorie intake. I presume you had a cardiac clearance prior to starting this rigorous workout.Be aware of any unusual symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness , feeling of passing out etc cuz they may be signs of serious medical condition. Best of luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bigger biceps.: Three exercises to research for a bigger biceps will be barbell curls, dumbbell curls and slide curls. While slide curls should be done with lower weights, dumbbell curls and barbell curls can be done with heavier weights. Choose a weight that allows for 8 to 12 reps before muscle exhaustion sets in. Three sets of each exercise once weekly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Know your limits: Any exercise program performed in the correct way by an appropriate candidate is "good." however, not all of us are appropriate for some of these high intensity programs like insanity and p90x. My advice would be to know your limits and pace yourself. Swallow your pride and modify the program if needed. I have seen numerous overuse injuries that prevented people from completing these programs. ...Read more
Im willing to lose weight and build muscle. Will a whey protein shake after a good workout and healthy eating work ?
Whey protein is: fine if it is made from organic or free-range cow milk. If not, it can contain hormones, antibiotics, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Not quick. Not easy.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
Begining to run and do weights. What is best to eat/drink after a workout? Trying to lose some belly fat & gain muscle. Whey protein shakes work?
Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Curls: The most common exercise would be a bicep curl. This can be done with various equipment to add resistance. You may use dumbells, bar weight, cables/ resistance bands. You may wish to look at http://www.Bodybuilding.Com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/m. ...Read more
In-Home DVDs: I am a huge fan of beachbody's line of in-home dvds and subscribe to many of them myself. Check out p90 &; p90x. Any truly effective programs like these are not easy, in the sense that pushing oneself at least somewhat, is essential in order to make progress & derive benefits. That said, one should never exceed the comfort zone suggested by responsible medical advice. ...Read more
No: Takes heavy weight to build muscle and you need recovery so you need to work different muscle groups on consecutive days. ...Read more
Walking : Start with walking 30 minutes a day, add short sprints when comfortable, and eventually add running when you are capable. Start slow and work up your intensity, speed, and distance over time. Recent groundbreaking study showed that the right food intake is far more important than exercise to meaningful weight loss. ...Read more