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How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

Walking of weight: Hours! weight loss needs caloric reduction as well! try starting with 30minutes of walking and adding a minute every walk to build up to over an hour. If you are already walking over an hour, carry a back back or weights. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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How often do I have to do yoga and how long to achieve weight loss?

How often do I have to do yoga and how long to achieve weight loss?

It depends: Weight loss requires burning fat which dependson howlong you exercise every day.It takes about an hour of daily exercise to lose a few hundred calories(200-400/d). At this rate it takes about 15-20 days to lose one pound of weight unlessy ou restrict your diet and cut calories that way which is much more effective in losing weight than exercise alone.So you have to do both to get the best results. ...Read more

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How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

Variable: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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How to lose weight without exercise? I want to have slim hips how to get that.?

How to lose weight without exercise? I want to have slim hips how to get that.?

You can't: The same way you can get rich without working. Okay, i guess you can get rich if you win the lottery or inherit the money. But my point was that you can't expect to lose weight without exercising. There is a reason why they say "no pain, no gain." so don't be lazy. Get up and go for a walk. It will help your mood and slim your waist. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises do I have to do to lose weight in a very short time?

How to know what exercises do I have to do to lose weight in a very short time?

Cardio Mix: If you have 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 long will you have to stop eating to loose weight?

Bad question: An absurd question. Prolonged fasting is dangerous. You need to stay on a low carbohydrate diet. ...Read more

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How long do you have to exercise to start burning fat?

How long do you have to exercise to start burning fat?

Burning the calories: Any exercise is better than none in term of burning calories, including fat. For overall health, a balance of diet along with moderately intensive aerobic+wt bearing exercise 45-60min/day for 4-5x/wk would be great. Typically u will start burning sugar calories during exercise and actually burn fat when u are not actively exercising. Only u can keep yourself healthy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much should I run to lose weight daily?

How much should I run to lose weight daily?

That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

Unknown: There are other factors than your weight that play a role in your longevity. However, as far is your weight, keep your bmi (body mass index) within normal range of 18-23. It is based on your weight and height. ...Read more

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How long do you have to do cardio for to burn fat after weight training?

How long do you have to do cardio for to burn fat after weight training?

No exact duration: Generally advise at least 40min of moderate intensity cardio. That will be good for both burning fat and overall cardio health. Some people recommend that doing the cardio before weight training is more beneficial as you may continue to burn more calories as you move to the weight training. ...Read more

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How many hours do you have to walk to see weight loss? How long will it take before i see noticeable weight loss?

How many hours do you have to walk to see weight loss? How long will it take before i see noticeable weight loss?

Walking: Walking, or any exercise, is not the main way to lose weight.You will have far more success with excellent nuitrtion , focusing on minimal or no sugary foods.Walking is important for your body but not as important for weight loss.Also , correction of any hormonal imbalance will help you, so important to have this checked ...Read more

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How long do I hafe to run so I can loose wait?

How long do I hafe to run so I can loose wait?

Exercise and calorie: It is advisable to restrict your caloric intake and exercise. Depending how fast you run and for how long you will burn the calories. ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

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. Talk to a dietitian/nutritionist for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Excess skin: Excess skin accumulation really varies from patient to patient during weight loss. There are treatments available such as velashape, laserlipo to tighten this lax skin. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

It depends: Upon where you're starting from. The more you weight, the more you need to lose. Healthy bmi is usually considered to be from 18.5 - 24.9, but there are many more things that go into being healthy than just bmi. ...Read more

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How long do docs recommend I should I exercise to lose weight?

How long do docs recommend I should I exercise to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How long do I have to workout to gain pure muscle?

How long do I have to workout to gain pure muscle?

6-8 weeks: 6-8 weeks of weight training, 3 times per week, should start producing results. You'll start building muscle almost immediately, but it will take a couple of months to show. ...Read more

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How long will it take me realistically to get from 89kilos to 65kilos what should I eat how much should I exercise?

How long will it take me realistically to get from 89kilos to 65kilos what should I eat how much should I exercise?

Very difficult: To answer in this 400 character or less format. A realistic weight loss plan would be to aim to lose 1-2 lbs per week. Otherwise, remember - while it's important to eat healthy - it's also important to focus on caloric restriction for weight loss purposes. Also, while exercise provides some many benefits and can help with weight loss, data suggests caloric restriction is key with weight loss. ...Read more

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Is no carb diet, to lose weight, healthy in the long run?

Is no carb diet, to lose weight, healthy in the long run?

No: your body needs carbohydrates for metabolism to run efficiently. Without carbs in your diet, your body is breaking down protein and fat to run your body. It not healthy. Your body is also making wastes ketone bodies that have to be excreted in the urine to prevent your body from excess ketones, its another unhealthy state. ...Read more

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Is a run or long walk enough cardio in a day if i'm trying to lose weight?

Is a run or long walk enough cardio in a day if i'm trying to lose weight?

Depends on caloric: Intake ; desired rate of loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Cal burned must > cal consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site determines cal burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

Remember: Exercise is great and has so many benefits. But for weight loss, the key will be for you to be mindful about reducing your caloric intake. Exercise can help augment caloric restriction. As others have said with excise find something that'll do consistently. In terms of intensity, cardiovascular wise try to exercise at the level that's difficult to hold a normal conversation. ...Read more

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How much should I run to lose weight daily?

That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should you run to lose weight?

Doctors can you tell me how often should you run to lose weight?

Weight loss: Three times per week with one day off in between. The use of exercise for weight loss without restricting calories is not very effective. ...Read more

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Is running a good way to lose weight?

Is running a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Running is an areobic exercise that is quite popular. Be careful about overdoing it and you should be fine. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without running?

How can I lose weight without running?

Many other forms of: exercise besides running. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) Eat healthy. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Is running the best way to lose weight?

Running: Running is a good form of exercise and can definitely help you lose weight. However, it is a high impact exercise and can damage your knees. Any form of cardio exercise that gets your heart rate up is good. Biking (or stationary bike), elliptical machine, rowing, swimming are all great forms of cardio. Maintain your target hr for 30+min to burn fat. Running is fine if your knees can take it. ...Read more

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Good exercises to lose weight rather than running?

Any low impact exerc: Swimming, elliptical machine, stepper, cycling, circuit training, dance, zumba, water aerobics... ...Read more

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Is it true that i will run faster if i lose weight?

Is it true that i will run faster if i lose weight?

Probably: Less mass to carry so it would make sense that if you were overweight and lost weight you would run faster. Now if your are lean already then loosing weight may cause you to loose muscle mass and in that case no you will not run faster. ...Read more

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Can running 2 miles twice a day help me lose weight!?

Can running 2 miles twice a day help me lose weight!?

It will help a lot: A combo of aerobic (cardiovascular) +weight bearing (build muscles) exercises along with proper/balanced diet is probably the best, but some is better than nothing. 4 miles/day=awesome. Minimize sodas, juices, pizza, donuts, brownies, cookies, truffles, ice cream, lattes, beers/liquor, and the evil of chips... So, be sensible. Keep on running and stay healthy. Don't forget to sleep well. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more

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What is a better way to lose weight running or jogging?

What is a better way to lose weight running or jogging?

Brisk walking/runnin: These are all good and depends on your preference and tolerance.You burn more calories by running per mile depending on the speed than walking or jogging.Weight loss dependant on the distancs and the speed and your body weight. ...Read more

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Why would running be the best way to lose weight fastest?

Well...: Any exercise can help you lose wt, assuming you are not eating more once you start working out. Running is nice because it's pretty simple for most people to do (get some decent or good shoes), and provides a pretty good workout, depending on how vigorously you run. If you have not been regularly exercising, may want to mix up your workout routines on different days. Running =great workout! ...Read more

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Is running good to lose weight for atleast 20 min everyday?

Is running good to lose weight for atleast 20 min everyday?

Long distance: Jogging, while not recommended by many because of the potential orthopedic problems, is possibly one of the best methods of losing fat. Low resistance, high repeititon, and long duration large muscle use burns calories while not bulking muscle. Twenty minutes may not be long enough to get to "fat burning" and if you use this method it should be at least 40-60 min 3x/week. ...Read more

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Is running really the best exercise in order to lose weight?

Yes, but..: The best exercise is an aerobic type of exercise (walking, running, bike, swimming). So, it's not necessarily running but any exercise that raises your heart rate as it help your body burn more calories. The best effects come when you combine this with dietary modifications. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it really necessary to run a lot in order to lose weight?

Is it really necessary to run a lot in order to lose weight?

Not needed: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more