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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

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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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I've lost 35lbs or 21% of my body weight in the past 10 months. I have not significantly changed my diet or exercise. What could cause it?

I've lost 35lbs or 21% of my body weight in the past 10 months. I have not significantly changed my diet or exercise. What could cause it?

See your doctor: It's time for a check up with your doctor. Depending on your history, exam and blood work, and any other tests that are indicated, you may have something going on (example: hyperthyroidism). You need to be evaluated! ...Read more

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Iwant to increase body weight which exercise should I do?

Iwant to increase body weight which exercise should I do?

Muscle building: Seek exercises that stimulate the large muscle groups including thighs, back and chest. By performing intensely for short periods of time on a regular basis, your body will build muscle. Muscle weighs more than fat, so feed your muscles with dense nutrient foods and get rid of the concentrated sweets, bad fats and soft drinks. A personal trainer would be a great resource for you. ...Read more

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I am 40s, male, what is the best exercise to reduce body cholesterol & to reduce body weight?

I am 40s, male, what is the best exercise to reduce body cholesterol & to reduce body weight?

Exercise: I recommend a mix of cardio (treadmill, cycle...) and resistance training (lighter weights high repetition). ...Read more

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58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?

58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?

Need fewer calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she does not eat or drink back more calories after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Doctor can check to be sure weight gain is not water, tumor, etc... ...Read more

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Could I use body weight exercise to get just as ripped as i would using machines?

Varies: Everyone responds to exercise differently. Try discussing your goals with a personal trainer. He or she will be able to give you the best idea of what exercises to do and how often. Best of luck! ...Read more

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After marriage my body weight is increasing day by day. Although i have started running and exercise. Still what is best way to control my weight?

After marriage my body weight is increasing day by day. Although i have started running and exercise. Still what is best way to control my weight?

Weight gain: 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

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