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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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How long should a 66 year old exercise in order to lose weight in a healthy way?

How long should a 66 year old exercise in order to lose weight in a healthy way?

1-2 hr, 3-4 x/wk: Duration, rate, and intensity are the 3 variables you can "titrate to effect" when it comes to tailoring workouts that maximize you desired gain (loss). After being cleared by your md, you can dial up or down the duration of workouts starting with ~20 minutes and building toward 90-120. Intensity decreases as duration increases. Drink plenty of fluids to keep your calorie burning machine efficient. ...Read more

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I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. Please see your doc first. I see that you have had back issues. Low carb and high protein works for some also. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good exercise routines for an 18 year old guy to lose weight?

Can you tell me some good exercise routines for an 18 year old guy to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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I am a 17 year old male weighing 100 kgs.My height is 5ft 9in.I exercise 6 days a week for 1 hour.What is the best diet for me to lose weight & fat?Tq

I am a 17 year old male weighing 100 kgs.My height is 5ft 9in.I exercise 6 days a week for 1 hour.What is the best diet for me to lose weight & fat?Tq

Portion control: Portion control, portion control, portion control. Eat less ---of healthy choices. Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables. Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods ...Read more

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Do i need to lose weight? If so, how do I do it? I am a 22 year old female that is 63 inches and 165 pounds- I have struggled with my weight for some time, but think it is time to lose. What do I do? How much exercise? What foods to add? What foods to avo

Do i need to lose weight? If so, how do I do it? I am a 22 year old female that is 63 inches and 165 pounds- I have struggled with my weight for some time, but think it is time to lose. What do I do? How much exercise? What foods to add? What foods to avo

Hello. : Hello. The first thing you should do is not think bariatric surgery since you have this tagged as the specialty. Unless you are particularly muscular, a weight of around 127 would be fine. Now, people write whole books on the question you asked, so there is now way do all of your questions justice on this venue. 1. No crash diets. 2. No crash, hard core exercise routines. 3. Eat at least 5 servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. 4. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. 5. Cut out junk food where possible. 6. Get healthy aerobic exercise. 7. Consider working with a nutritionist. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I a 15 year old girl lose weight without a lot of exercise? Do you have a weight loss plan you could give?

How can I a 15 year old girl lose weight without a lot of exercise? Do you have a weight loss plan you could give?

Less Carbs: For most people the most reliable way to lose weight is to eat less carbs. Carbs are bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, and also fruit juice, sweets - candy, cake, pastries. Carbs are also in junk food - chips, crackers for instance - and in all pop - stop all soda including diet soda. One idea is to notice how much carbs you eat at a meal and eat only half. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm a 19 year old female and weigh 305 pounds. Would it be healthy to eat 1200-1500 calories a day and exercise 30-60 min to lose weight?

I'm a 19 year old female and weigh 305 pounds. Would it be healthy to eat 1200-1500 calories a day and exercise 30-60 min to lose weight?

Careful: At 305 pounds you may have several potentially significant health issues. Before drastically reducing caloric intake and increasing exercising, see an md and make sure you can do these things, and ask advice for the healthy route. Best of health and luck! ...Read more

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Im a 16 year old girl and i weigh 146 pounds. im 5 ft tall and I've been trying to lose weight. my only exercise is from PE. how much should i weigh?

Im a 16 year old girl and i weigh 146 pounds. im 5 ft tall and I've been trying to lose weight. my only exercise is from PE. how much should i weigh?

Weight control: Your "normal" weight would be around 120. The best thing to do is not to focus on the number, but focus on getting and keeping healthy habits. Do an hour a day of exercise on most days. Eat more healthy choices and avoid high fat, high sugar foods. Watch your portions and don't overeat. Slow steady changes will help you lose the weight and keep it at a "normal" range. ...Read more

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36 year old girl, 5ft3 tall, 217 pounds, plan to do exercise 4 times a week, light as have fibro +asthma, how many calories I need to lose weight?

36 year old girl, 5ft3 tall, 217 pounds, plan to do exercise 4 times a week,  light as have fibro +asthma, how many calories I need to lose weight?

You need more speci: You need more specifics. You can discuss with your physician. It may be 1200 to 800 calories. You need vitamins since if too low it is a vitamin deficient diet. Your physician can help guide you and have you sent to a dietician. ...Read more

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If I am 19 years old and weight 58 kilo i want to lose weight how many calories to eat and how much to exercise per day?

If I am 19 years old and weight 58 kilo i want to lose weight how many calories to eat and how much to exercise per day?

Depends: This depends on many things including how fast you want to loose weight. There are many apps for smart[phones which are really good at helping you track your calorie intake such as' loseit'. ...Read more

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I'm 17 years old 5'4 at about 140 lbs. I really want to lose 20 lbs by this summer but i can never lose weight! i eat healthy and exercise too! hellp?

I'm 17 years old 5'4 at about 140 lbs. I really want to lose 20 lbs by this summer but i can never lose weight! i eat healthy and exercise too! hellp?

There are a number: Of options, but one of the quickest provided you are in good health and have no significant ankle, knee or hip/back problems is to get advice on distance running from someone who knows and start training . The keys to maximum weight loss through exercise are low resistance, high repetition and long duration aerobic training. Marathon runners are the best example. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?

I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?

Not online: But if you work with a doctor in person and depending on your situation, pharmacotherapy(medications) may be a part of your weight loss regimen. Remember, that all medications are really only a temporary aid in weight loss with the key to weight loss remaining caloric restriction augmented with increased physical activity. ...Read more

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What should my calorie intake be to lose weight? My first Doctor said 1200 but calculators say 2100. 310lbs 5'3" female 22 years old. Thank you!

What should my calorie intake be to lose weight? My first Doctor said 1200 but calculators say 2100. 310lbs 5'3" female 22 years old. Thank you!

It depends: Do you want to sustain your weight or lose weight? It may be best to consider weight loss since a 5'3" frame will have diffculty sustaining that weight over time without joint damage. Your calorie recommendations are extremes on a spectrum. I would suggest starting at 2500 carefullly counted for 2 months are drop by 100 every 2 months until you get to 1500. Return to 1800 when at goal weight. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

No fast healthy way: It is very common for birth control make you gain weight. Continue the exercise and a healthy diet. If you are not happy with the weight gain, talk to your gyn about another method of birth control. ...Read more

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I am 82 years old. How long should it take me to walk a mile to exercise my heart at proper rate and lose weight? Right now it takes me 23 minutes to walk a mile. That works out to 2.6 mph.

Not too bad...: That's a leisurely pace, which would be fine for someone at your age, no offense. Studies have shown that such a pace can cut all cause mortality in octagenarians in half, so it's quite effective. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old women in good health but i can not lose my weight. I exercise and watch what i eat. My thyroid is fine?

I am a 50 year old women in good health but i can not lose my weight.  I exercise and watch what i eat.  My thyroid is fine?

Weight Loss: It gets harder and harder to lose weight as we age. But, in my experience there are a couple of stumbling blocks in this situation. First, you need to keep a food diary for at least one week. There are numerous places online you can enter the food diary and it will give you an exact review of the types of calories. Most are eating too many calories and too many of those calories are carbohydrate. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old lose weight?

How can a 15 year old lose weight?

Exercise and diet: 30-60 min of vigorous exercise every day along with a healthy diet which means that half of her plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, half with grains and protein and half of the grains should be whole grains. You can go to www.Choosemyplate.Gov for more information. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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