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How do I figure out why I am not losing weight despite working out and eating properly?

How do I figure out why I am not losing weight despite working out and eating properly?

How many calories : Are you burning? How many calories are you taking in? Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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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I'm trying to lose weight I work out and eat healthy but I can't lose the weight what should I do?

I'm trying to lose weight I work out and eat healthy but I can't lose the weight what should I do?

Review your process: Sounds like you have great motivation and are working on appropriate things to lose weight. Diet and exercise are foundation.However, even "eating healthy" may provide more calories than you need if you want to lose weight. And some exercise can add muscle which weighs more than fat, so depending on where you are, you might be making some progress.But some problems like thyroid, meds can interfere. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight fast but i don't know how? Should i work out or do a diet?

I want to lose weight fast but i don't know how? Should i work out or do a diet?

Combination: You can certainly lose the most weight when you combine the two. However going on a proper diet will always result in a lot more weight-loss than exercising alone unless you exercise two hours a day which is hard for most people. ...Read more

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I need to loose weight but I hate working out. Can anyone recommend what to do?

I need to loose weight but I hate working out. Can anyone recommend what to do?

Losing weight: Food portions and exercise are the two primary factors related to weight gain and weight loss in my experience. Unless there is a medical condition that impacts your weight negatively, you need to regulate food intake and burning calories. ...Read more

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How to lose weight when i physically can't work out very much?

How to lose weight when i physically can't work out very much?

Eat healthier: Exercise helps maintain weight loss but eating fewer calories is the best way to lose weight. If you're not sure where you might make changes in your diet, keep a food diary for a couple days of everything you eat and drink. Then check out one of this web site for suggestions on cutting down on calories and what healthy foods to eat: http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/weight-management-calories.Html. ...Read more

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Start working out monday doing things to could you help me lose weight what workouts should I do?

Start working out monday doing things to could you help me lose weight what workouts should I do?

Cardio intervals: Start doing interval training cardio. If you haven't been doing any workouts, start slowly. Maybe do 10 minutes of cardio. Then increase as you have more tolerance. At least 20 minutes of cardio per day, for 5 days a week will help you lose weight. Then begin doing strength training as well. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but without all the ridiculous working out i need help please! :(?

I want to lose weight but without all the ridiculous working out i need help please!  :(?

Weight loss: Kettlebell workouts at a low weight (15-20lbs) are an excellent and effective way to tone the body and boost metabolism at 15 min/day! also of equal importance is eating natural, unprocessed food! ...Read more

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Exercising and working out but not losing weight, what to do?

Exercising and working out but not losing weight, what to do?

How much are you: eating? What are you eating? Calories burned must exceed calorie intake to lose weight. ...Read more

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I know everyone out there wants to lose weight, but I need to lose weight really really fast for my new bf. How do I do it?

I know everyone out there wants to lose weight, but I need to lose weight really really fast for my new bf. How do I do it?

Change habits: It is not really healthy to lose weight too fast. The goal is to re-establish eating and exercise behaviors so that you will lose steadily and can maintain the lowered weight in the future. If your bf likes you now overweight, than he will appreciate a steady loss and of course is currently your bf because he is attracted to you. ...Read more

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Im 21yrs old i want to start working out routine circuits but i don't want to lose weight im 95lbs. I want to gain an build muscle. Needs suggestions?

Im 21yrs old i want to start working out routine circuits but i don't want to lose weight im 95lbs. I want to gain an build muscle. Needs suggestions?

Increase calories : Building muscle while maintaing weight begins with increasing calories and hydration. You may want to think about adding protein supplements to your daily diet when you work out. Start with muscle building exercises with light weights. Standard exercises like push-ups and sit-ups also build muscle and are good beginning exercises. Hope this helps, if so, please vote or follow me, thanks! ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories do I need to maintain my weight?

How to find out how many calories do I need to maintain my weight?

Calculation:: Take your weight in pounds, multiply by 10, and add to that 10-30% depending on how much activity you engage in. Below that amount would be interpreted by your body as starvation and send it into starvation mode which includes to conserve fat stores. ...Read more

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What should I eat to gain healthy weight ? My BMI is 20 and i work out regularly .

What should I eat to gain healthy weight ? My BMI is 20 and i work out regularly .

Meat and vegetables : Many people would love your problem... Pay attention to your protein sources and make sure 80% of your protein comes from real foods. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am not losing weight on this low calorie diet?

How do I figure out why I am not losing weight on this low calorie diet?

Weight Loss Low Cal: There is a pervasive myth that weight loss is all about calories. There are several factors that regulate weight including diet, exercise, sleep, circadian rhythm, stress, weight promoting medications, genetics, epigenetics, etc. Try to find an obesity medicine physician who can help you explore your struggles with weight loss as calories may not be part of your issue. ...Read more

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I've done diet out there. I need to lose weight so desperately and I think maybe adipex will jump start it. what do you all think?

I've done diet out there. I need to lose weight so desperately and I think maybe adipex will jump start it. what do you all think?

Discuss w your Dr.: The amount of weight you lose with phentermine is variable depending of things like your calorie intake, level of obesity, gender, activity level, dosage, etc. According to a Livestrong article entitled “The Average Monthly Weight Loss Using Phentermine” a woman might lose 3 to 6 pounds per month and a man might lose 5 to 8 pounds per month when using a low-calorie diet in addition to Phentermine ...Read more

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How to lose weight working out with device like fitbit?

How to lose weight working out with device like fitbit?

Fitbit walking: The fitbit device is a nice one for starting to exercise again from standing still, so to speak. It gives you on line weekly updates, awards for certain milestones and accomplishments, and links to different apps like myfitness pal. A good starting place would be 10, 000 steps a day, and 2100 calories a day. Of course, this may vary depending on height, age, race, sex, weight, and fitness level. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am not gaining weight while on creatine?

How do I figure out why I am not gaining weight while on creatine?

You need 2 things-: -gain muscle mass, protein & a good weight training program. If you are not stressing your muscles they have no incentive to enlarge mass & strength. ...Read more

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