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I am a 17 year old boy and I need advice about gain weight during exercise like gym. My waist size is 26. And I need to increase my waist. Plz help?

I am a 17 year old boy and I need advice about gain weight during exercise like gym. My waist size is 26. And I need to increase my waist. Plz help?

See below: In order to increase your weight you must eat or drink more calories daily than you burn up. But you don't want just more fat on the body so it's important to build muscle also. In order to do this you increase the amount of food you eat daily. Follow a mediterranean type diet and start a strength training muscle building program. For information on diet go to http://bit. Ly/1FMQO4d ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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My weight increase by 4 kg but waist size lowered while keeping in continuation same diet n exercise profile that made me lose 16 kg. Pls explain?

My weight increase by 4 kg but waist size lowered while keeping in continuation same diet n exercise profile that made me lose 16 kg. Pls explain?

Re-evaluate: With weight loss you may no longer need losartan and hydrochlorothiazide. With healthy eating and exercise weight gain could be increased muscle mass. Weight gain could be from fluid retention previously lost or stool if constipated. Stress and lack of sleep can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to increase my waist size?

What exercises can I do to increase my waist size?

Core strengthening-: -lots of concentration on abs, this will bulk up Ur waist in front and back strengthening, dead lifts, & U can get on ab &back machines by Nautilus & similar machines. Waist will increase but U will substitute muscle 4 fat which is heavier so Ur weight will go up. ...Read more

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I am a boy of 24 yrs height 5.10feet weight 50kg waist 28. how could I increase my waist size?

I am a boy of 24 yrs height 5.10feet weight 50kg waist 28. how could I increase my waist size?

Simple...: Eat more calories than you burn. Gain weight....waist is the first place you will increase. Get your stool examined for O &P. ...Read more

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I am a 18 year old guy and my waist is 28 and butt size is 32 what exerises can I do indoor to increase my waist size?

I am a 18 year old guy and my waist is 28 and butt size is 32 what exerises can I do indoor to increase my waist size?

Protein diet: Without knowing your other body measurements and BM etc, you may be a naturally thin built person. If that is the case, you need protein rich diet to build muscle, Try protein shakes before choosing midriff exercises for abdomen and quads, 30 minutes, 4-5 times a week. Remember, you need to build your stamina for exercises and increased protein load for your body. ...Read more

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I'm 16 yrs old my body is gud from the upper part but it is not gud below waist and waist size is 28 what do I do to increase waist size and my wt too?

I'm 16 yrs old my body is gud from the upper part but it is not gud below waist and waist size is 28 what do I do to increase waist size and my wt too?

Eat a good diet and: You gain weight by eating a good balanced diet and you perform a reasonable exercise exercise program. You don't have to join a local gym. Gym routines are awfully boring. But if you do at least you will be with other people who are doing the same thing and the boredom factor may decrease. You may meet a coach there and a dietician. ...Read more

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I'm a girl of age 21. my waist size is 26. How to increase waist size?

I'm a girl of age 21. my waist size is 26. How to increase waist size?

Waist: Usually most women want to go the other way. However, if you want to increase your waist size eat more carbs. ...Read more

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I have belly fat and high BP, blood sugar, Trgly, etc. I exercise and lose waist size, but belly fat remains. What can I do?

I have belly fat and high BP, blood sugar, Trgly, etc. I exercise and lose waist size, but belly fat remains. What can I do?

Right exercise: Hormones drive the deposition of fat around the bellies of men. Men tend to store excess fat in the visceral, or abdominal, region. Abdominal fat breaks down more easily and enters the chemical processes related to disease quicker than fat located in other parts of the body. Exercise targeting at co-contraction of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidi muscles will help reduce fat deposition ...Read more

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I am a girl and 24 years old. I am 5' 4". My weight is 46 kgs. My breast size is 32" and waist size is 27. How can I increase my waist?

I am a girl and 24 years old. I am 5' 4". My weight is 46 kgs. My breast size is 32" and waist size is 27. How can I increase my waist?

Waist, wait. ..: Waist, wait don't tell me! You seriously want to increase your waist size? I hope not as we md's now know that large waists are fraught with health complications and metabolic disease such as diabetes and hypertension later in life. "waist not want not" is a good motto for keeping good health. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my waist size from 34 to 30?

How do I reduce my waist size from 34 to 30?

Diet and exercise: There is no substitute for diet and aerobic exercise.....There is no quick fix. ...Read more

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What should my waist size be and what is the best time to measure it? I'm 5'4.

What should my waist size be and what is the best time to measure it? I'm 5'4.

Waist size: A waist is a terrible thing to mind (opposite of TV ad's "A mind is a terrible thing to waste"). While we have standard definition for normal, overweight & obesity based upon body mass index in adults & BMI percentile in children & adolescents, we don't have anything re circumference aside from less than 35" in adult women & less than 40" in adult men. Check out pg 22 http://goo. Gl/ckDCDS CDC avg ...Read more

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What is optimal waist size in adult lady?

What is optimal waist size in adult lady?

That depends: There is no one correct answer to this question. If depends on height, bone structure, body shape etc. ...Read more

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What should be the perfect waist size for a 6ft person?

What should be the perfect waist size for a 6ft person?

Male or female?: One of the parameters for metabolic syndrome is waist >40" in men & >35" in women, regardless of height, weight & age. So most any waist less than that is "ok". However, also consider body mass index (bmi) to determine weight for height (regardless of age & gender). But don't forget that body composition (how much is fat vs muscle) is actually more important than weight itself. Fitness is key, too. ...Read more

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Does white tea help you shrink waist size? I saw this in DR. OZ. is it true?

Does white tea help you shrink waist size? I saw this in DR. OZ. is it true?

The magic bullet?: If you think about it, is there ANYTHING that can magically shrink your waist size? Not likely. However, there is evidence that catechins and polyphenols in both green and white tea can have an impact on metabolism and the activity of fat cells. I think it is a reasonable adjunct to healthy plant-based diet and exercise (but won't have a significant effect without the lifestyle part). ...Read more

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What waist size puts someone old at risk for diabetes?

What waist size puts someone old at risk for diabetes?

45" is official answ: A new vital sign when the cdc finally recognized overwt and the epidemic of obesity as a stand alone medical condition of high risk for future chronic dz is now waist measurement. For men, waist size>45"&women 40" puts you at risk for chronic dz. Excess fat causes an inflammatory state. Chronic inflammation=chronic disease. See a physician specializing in aggressive, safe lifestyle changes for health. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 152 pounds. Have a hip size of 38, waist size of 31 my thighs seem rather large at 22 inches. Is this out of proportion?

Hi I'm 152 pounds. Have a hip size of 38, waist size of 31 my thighs seem rather large at 22 inches. Is this out of proportion?

Eye of beholder: Beauty is really a subjective matter. Many of my patients request bigger buttocks and thighs, so proportion is difficult to advise you on. At 150 lbs being your ideal weight, your height should be approximately 5'9". However this is only an estimate. ...Read more

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Is a waist size of 47 inches at my belly button bad? I'm 18.

Is a waist size of 47 inches at my belly button bad? I'm 18.

Quite bad: A waist size of 47 inches is quite bad for one's health, no matter who he or she is, and regardless of age (unless she is pregnant at full term and about to deliver a baby). Correcting the underlying disorder should begin right away, in collaboration with one's primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My waist size is about 48 inches across my tummy. Is this bad?

My waist size is about 48 inches across my tummy. Is this bad?

Depends on: Your height and weight, but 48 inches is pretty large. You can calculate your BMI by searching for it on line. If calculated BMI is high, you should seek medical attention for weight loss. ...Read more

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Doctor give me some tips to reduce my waist size my currnt size is 36?

Doctor give me some tips to reduce my waist size my currnt size is 36?

Exercise: When you watch your diet and exercise you typically lose weight form all over your body. You can work on strengthening the muscles in your abdominal area which would make your waist look leaner. Try situps or crunches. ...Read more

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How to tighten skin fat or fat? I lost 31 kg over the past year. Waist size 45 to 33

How to tighten skin fat or fat? I lost 31 kg over the past year. Waist size 45 to 33

Exercise & Diet: Exercise and diet can help but you may also need to see a plastic surgeon to be evaluated for other non-surgical treatments or surgical treatments available for you. Congratulations on losing the weight. ...Read more

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Good health 18 year old girl can I corset train to because a waist size 26 like is it dangerous?

Good health 18 year old girl can I corset train to because a waist size 26 like is it dangerous?

Not dangerous: But a better way to reduce waist size is with exercise. Techniques under the watchful eye of a trainer such as squats and other weight training can tighten the waist as well as improve overall fitness. Corset use will not work. Remember, waist size is a relative number and your height may make a goal of 26 inches unrealistic. ...Read more

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I am 5.4 in height. 25 female. I got much of fat in chest and belly. Waist size is 95-97cm. How can I reduce my chest and waist size?

I am 5.4 in height. 25 female. I got much of fat in chest and belly. Waist size is 95-97cm. How can I reduce my chest and waist size?

Where fat ends up: Being deposited is influenced by several factors, including heredity and hormones. And you are smart to try to reduce it as it is metabolically active and risk for cardiovascular disease/type 2 diabetes. But visceral/abdominal fat does respond well to exercise (at least 30 min, up to 60, minutes/day) including strength training. And calorie reduction--healthy fruit/veggies/whole grain/lean protein ...Read more

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What to do if I want to reduce belly fat and waist size in 3 weeks will yoga help?

What to do if I want to reduce belly fat and waist size in 3 weeks will yoga help?

Won't hurt, but: Only treatment that works is long-term diet and exercise. Eat less then you burn off. 3500 calories to the pound. Will reduce your risk of diabetes, high bp, heart disease, cholesterol, infertility, etc. Three weeks isn't long enough to lose much without liposuction, don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet and avoid dangerous supplements that won't help you. ...Read more

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Bmi doesn't account for waist size and muscle tone. Why is it still used? At 5-9 170, i'd still be considered overweight...Ridiculous.

Bmi doesn't account for waist size and muscle tone. Why is it still used? At 5-9 170, i'd still be considered overweight...Ridiculous.

You're right: It is widely acknowledged that bmi doesn't tell the whole story - it's just a guide. It's particulary wrong in muscular, healthy people who have a high bmi but are not fat. Ignore it. ...Read more

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How does large waist size boost your chance for heart failure?

How does large waist size boost your chance for heart failure?

Heart damage: Central obesity (more fat around the waist) predisposes to what is called obesity-induced cardiomyopathy. This causes the heart to become weak and stiffen. Obesity may also result in sleep apnea. The low oxygen concentration may in turn cause heart weakness and stiffening, which lead to fluid accumulation in the lungs (heart failure). ...Read more

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I am 16 yrs old. I am 148 CM tall and weigh 53 kg. I would like to reduce my waist circumference and weight. Can u please suggest a suitable diet to help me?

I am 16 yrs old. I am 148 CM tall and weigh 53 kg. I would like to reduce my waist circumference and weight. Can u please suggest a suitable diet to help me?

Diet: Your diet should consist of 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. No sugar or carbonated drinks. Excercise for one hour per day. No snacks between your meals. It might three months to see response. ...Read more

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I exercise and am bulking up, but after a year I am in the same size pants, waist not getting smaller. Can you advise?

I exercise and am bulking up, but after a year I am in the same size pants, waist not getting smaller. Can you advise?

Maintain consistency: Clarify your goals and taper your workout. Accordingly. "bulking up" implies lifting heavy weights for low repetitions. If your goal is to narrow your waist and lose fat, focus on cardiovascular training and full body movements. Also, the cardinal rule when changing your physique is to eat healthy and consume less calories than you expend. ...Read more

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I have increased 3 sizes in my waist in 2months I. Bloat really bad. Have only noticed this in my belly?

I have increased 3 sizes in my waist in 2months I. Bloat really bad. Have only noticed this in my belly?

You need to an exam: There are several serious medical conditions that can cause this. You need to see a physician. ...Read more

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Hello doc! I am tired of doing dieting & exercise but haven't achieved any sound result, my weight hast increased 105kg n waist 43" help me out doctor?

Hello doc! I am tired of doing dieting & exercise but haven't achieved any sound result, my weight hast increased 105kg n waist 43" help me out doctor?

Be specific: Bring us something specific, keep a food diary for one week and let's see what amount of calories and what kind of calories you are eating. Bring an exercise chart that includes length of exercise and your heart rate. ...Read more

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Bust-29.5, waist-27, hip-34.3. What can I do to increase breast size?

Bust-29.5, waist-27, hip-34.3. What can I do to increase breast size?

Breast Augmentation: To increase breast size, patients have the option to have a breast augmentation by implant or fat grafting. Fat grafting is only an option if there is subsequent fat located in the flanks or lateral thighs. If patient does not have enough body fat, implant is the better option. ...Read more

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At what waist size is a female considered to have abdominal obesity?

At what waist size is a female considered to have abdominal obesity?

Obesity: Typically a woman is considered obese at waist size greater than 36, a man at waist size>40. ...Read more

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What would be a good way for me to exercise if I want my waist to be smaller but not my bust?

What would be a good way for me to exercise if I want my waist to be smaller but not my bust?

For weight loss. ..: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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I got pain in the middle of waist (back side) at the time of exercise. Now I can't move any way. I feel like my backbone is detouched from my waist?

I got pain in the middle of waist (back side) at the time of exercise. Now I can't move any way. I feel like my backbone is detouched from my waist?

May need Medicalche: If you back pain is persisting and your legs are not able to move freely (you can not stand up or walk) then it is an emergency that requires an examination by a Physician. Call your primary care doctor or go to an Emergency department of a nearby hospital. They can check your spine and give you pain relief. ...Read more