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How Does Exercise Influence Body Weight
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
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
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
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?
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
I understand that body weight fluctuates throughout the day. But how much n is normal? I gain abt 500grams of weight after exercise. Is that normal?
Cardio Mix: Are you asking about the best way to lose wt, specifically around the abdomen? - the best way(s) to lose is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same ex or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. However, if want to build ab muscles concentrate on core ex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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