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How does exercise influence body weight?

How does exercise influence body weight?

Basically In 2 ways: Burning more calories and increasing your metabolic rate which will eventually effect your weight. ...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


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Hows does exercise influence body weight?

Hows does exercise influence body weight?

Cardio Mix: If you 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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How does body weight influence arthritis?

How does body weight influence arthritis?

More symptomatic: Increased load in arthritic joint can potentially make it more symptomatic. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect your body weight?

How does alcohol affect your body weight?

Gain usually: Alcohol is broken down into carbohydrates - with little to no true nutritional value- ie: not a fat or protein, or fruit or vegetable with vitamins. While a small glass of alcohol daily has shown benefit with the mediterranean diet, more than that daily is just extra calories. ...Read more

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How does anaerobic exercise impact weight loss?

How does anaerobic exercise impact weight loss?

It can serve to: Augment weight loss. In fact, any form of exercise can help. Anaerobic exercise tends to be more efficient in regards to calorie burning than aerobic exercise. But the strongest factor in regards to weight loss comes from caloric management. Beware, that either form of exercise can sometimes have a negative effect on weight loss due to a proportionally increased appetite with exercise. ...Read more

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If i gain weight with exercise does exercise affect fat distrubtion?

If i gain weight with exercise does exercise affect fat distrubtion?

If you loose fat & z: -it is replaced by muscle, remember fat is heavier than fat so some weight gain can be expected but your measurements will decrease as muscle is more dense. Also you will feel better as well as look more fit ...Read more

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How does weight training affect the heart?

How does weight training affect the heart?

Good question: heavy weight lifting can cause thickening of the heart muscle and sometimes even enlargement of the pumping chamber of the heart. That's the extreme end, however. Most of the time there is likely little or no impact on the heart. ...Read more

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How does sleep deprivation affect your body weight over time?

How does sleep deprivation affect your body weight over time?

Weight gain: Sleep deprivation, due to hormonal changes and Insulin secretion, leads to weight gain over time. Often people will say that it is "weight gain out of proportion" to diet and energy expenditure. ...Read more

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How can increase body weight?

How can increase body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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How does losing weight affect your bmi?

How does losing weight affect your bmi?

Lower Wt : Lower BMI: The body mass index (bmi) is a measurement that looks at one's weight in comparison to his height. Tall people are allowed to weigh more than short people are. With a stable height, one's BMI drops if his weight drops. Bmi calculators are available at the doctor's office and also on the internet. An adult with a BMI of 18.5-24.9 is normal, 25-29.9 is overweight, and 30 or more is obese. ...Read more

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How does leptin affect weight gain?

Leptin: It functions in appetite. But, all research based on rats and human data very vague. ...Read more

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How does malocclusion affect my body weight?

How does malocclusion affect my body weight?

Not much: After 30 years of treating malocclusions, i can say without reservation that the kids intake of calories are just fine. There are rare cases identified very early in life where the malocclusion is so severe that it impedes eating, but those have been all orthopedic cases. Plenty of folks 1 or 2 generations ago took dentures out to eat. ...Read more

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How do I healthily gain body fat with a high metabolism?

How do I healthily gain body fat with a high metabolism?

Why?: Why would you want to gain body fat? Suggest you stick to a healthy diet balnced in protein, carbs, and fat. Exercise daily. Trying to gain fat is like to tryin gto lose weight by starting smoking. ...Read more

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How can dieting affect your body?

How can dieting affect your body?

Depends.: going from an unhealthy, obesity-associated diet to one with about 10xideal weight per day calorie count (150 pound... 1500 cal) will tend to lower weight and make one healthier. Starvation is bad.. loss of muscle, vitamin deficiency, organ failure. might want a direct question to me on this. ...Read more

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How increase body weight?

How increase body weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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How does behavior modification help you maintain healthy body weight?

Rewards appropriate: Behavior modification is an approach to changing behavior through stimuli to act and reinforcement or lack of reinforcement of actions toward the stimuli or situation (s-r-reward). Principles are demonstrated in one of the classic books on weight loss, "slim chance in a fat world". http://www.amazon.com/slim-chance-world-richard-stuart/dp/087822193x/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=utf8&qid=1319243933&sr=1-1. ...Read more

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How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

More muscle.: Increasing proteins and decreasing carbohydrates is a good way to increase muscle mass and decreasing the signal to promote fat. Check out a weight lifting program and peak 8 exercise. ...Read more

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How to increase body wieght?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?

How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?

Weight bearing: As long as you have normal hormonal function, weight bearing does a great job of building up the skeletal system and preventing osteopenia/osteoporosis. ...Read more

Dr. David Wyatt
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Body Weight (Definition)

Body weight is a term for the ...Read more