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Hi, I'm 42 Can you tell me how beneficial walking is when trying to lose weight? I walk approximately 12 miles a week. How soon can I expect results?

Hi, I'm 42 Can you tell me how beneficial walking is when trying to lose weight? 
I walk approximately 12 miles a week. How soon can I expect results?

Walking is GREAT !: You burn about 100 calories per mile and it takes 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Results will depend on how many calories you burn versus how many you eat. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight at a fast rate?

How can I lose weight at a fast rate?

Not really advisable: Loosing weight is a product of many factors. Change intake, change in output, and most importantly, lifestyle modification. Commit yourself to lifestyle modification and you will attain the others in a lasting fashion. Good luck! ...Read more

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5'8 female at 140 lbs but need to get down to 125. How and how fast can I accomplish this?

5'8 female at 140 lbs but need to get down to 125. How and how fast can I accomplish this?

It takes time: How fast you can accomplish this weight loss depends upon many factors. Even more difficult than weight loss is maintaining the weight loss over time (not gaining back the weight you lost). Losing weight and maintaining weight loss requires many slow changes in your lifestyle over time. For more information see: http://helpdoctorwtlosstips.blogspot.com/ ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can get faster for the mile run test at school?

Can you tell me how i can get faster for the mile run test at school?

Proper training: Al depends on how long you have to get ready.First you should have a good solid base of at least 3-4 days /wk running from 3-5 miles,for 4-6 wks.This adds up to 9-20 miles/wk. Some of this can be track workouts of 11/2-2 miles at 75% speed once a week. Then you can do speed work on track 1x/wk and interval training 1x/wk.Your other day or 2 will be distance and recovery.See runners world.Good luck ...Read more

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How can I get a six pack fast without going to the gym but doing excerises?

How can I get a six pack fast without going to the gym but doing excerises?

Can do at home: Crunches and the dozens of variants, along with some serious dieting, will get you what you want. As a ringside physician, i care for men with incredible abdominal development done solely on a gym mat. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can reduce weight fast at home with out doing exercise?

Can you tell me how i can reduce weight fast at home with out doing exercise?

Diet: Reduce your caloric intake from what you currently consume in half .try to eat healthy smaller portions ... If you can maintain this for 8 weeks( and even incorporate a 1 mile waking program daily) the weight will come off.. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Can anyone make a good prediction on how tall I will be at 21 years old?

Can anyone make a good prediction on how tall I will be at 21 years old?

Estimates: We expect the usual male to reach the average of both parents height plus 2.5 inches.We expect the usual female to reach the average of both parents height less 2.5 inches. There are variables that can alter this outcome, but this is usually good within an inch. ...Read more

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How do I figure out how tall a teen will be? Is there an online calculator or app?

How do I figure out how tall a teen will be? Is there an online calculator or app?

Simple math: Take the average parent height and add 2.5 inches for a male, subtract 2.5 inches for female. This is usually good within an inch. Variations do occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose 10 pounds in a month at home?

Can you tell me how to lose 10 pounds in a month at home?

Your goal weight: loss rate is steep. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight will i lose jogging 30 minutes, 5 days a week?

Can you tell me how much weight will i lose jogging 30 minutes, 5 days a week?

See details: It depends on your weight and the speed at which you jog. Figure roughly at 350-400 calories will be burned a day. At that rate estimate about 1/2 pound a week at best. ...Read more

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How long and fast should I run each day on a treadmill to lose stomach fat fast?

How long and fast should I run each day on a treadmill to lose stomach fat fast?

No specific speed or: Distance. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of miles should I run to lose 5 pounds a week?

Can you tell me what number of miles should I run to lose 5 pounds a week?

About 175 miles !: Why not select a more moderate goal. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get skinny fast ( in a couple of months)?

Can you tell me how to get skinny fast ( in a couple of months)?

"Skinny" is not a : good goal. How about aiming for good health with normal BMI ? 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

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Can you tell me how I could lose 159 pounds in a year?

Can you tell me how I could lose 159 pounds in a year?

Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Unless specifically directed to lose this rapidly by a physician - try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk > ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could a 16 yr old lose weight easily?

Can you tell me how could a 16 yr old lose weight easily?

There is no EASY: Method. It is ok to lose weight if you are overweight. But please don't try to lose weight to get skinny. 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing). ...Read more