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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. Michael Gabor
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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 many hours a day should I exercise to lose weight quickly?

How many hours a day should I exercise to lose weight quickly?

See below.: 1 hou of exercise is about 500 calories and there are 3500 calories in a lb of fat. 1 hour each day for a week is 1 lb of wt loss. Couple this with reduced intak and you are on your way. ...Read more

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How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

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 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 much time will it take me to lose weight if I only have 400 calories a day?

How much time will it take me to lose weight if I only have 400 calories a day?

This plan is SURE to: backfire on you. You will throw your body into starvation mode. This will cause your metabolic rate to go down and for you to lose muscle mass. As soon as you start eating more normally - you weight go flying up. ...Read more

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If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

Weight loss: That will depend on a number of things. How many calories will you be burning per day? It is about (roughly) 100 calories per mile. It takes 3,500 calories to burn a pound. ...Read more

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How long do I need to walk per day while pregnant to maintain weight?

How long do I need to walk per day while pregnant to maintain  weight?

Diet and exercise: Walking briskly 30 minutes a day is adequate for cardiovascular health. To maintain weight you must eat a diet balanced with fruits, vegetables, whole grain, lean protein, and adequate calcium from dairy such as low fat yogurt or skim milk. Your OB can tell you an estimate of your caloric needs per day according to your present weight and how far along your pregnancy is. ...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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Can you tell me how long it should take to lose 10 pounds with a healthy easy diet and exercise?

Can you tell me how long it should take to lose 10 pounds with a healthy easy diet and exercise?

It depends: Each pound is 3500 calories. To lose 10 lbs your need to either consume 35, 000 fewer calories or burn up that many calories (or a combination of diet and exercise). A realistic goal is to be in negative calorie balance by 350 calories a day. It will therefore take 100 days (about 3 months). ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many pounds will i lose if i ride a bike for two hours a day with a healthy diet?

Can you let me know how many pounds will i lose if i ride a bike for two hours a day with a healthy diet?

Bicycling: That depends on many factors like your weight, the type of bike, speed & include. This site will help you to make the calculation: http://www.Nutristrategy.Com/caloriesburnedcycling.Htm. The actual number of calories consumed needs to be worked in to the equation too. ...Read more

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How long would it take to lose a hundred pounds?

How long would it take to lose a hundred pounds?

Think 9-15 months: Safe, sustained wt loss in assoc. W/some activity pgm, usually produces 1-2 lbs/wk wt loss (some start faster, but safe, lifestyle & diet change based pgm. Is usually 1-2/wk). So figure 50-ish weeks. You might pick up pace as lose & can be more active, or have plateaus. Should discuss w/your dr ideally for this big of a planned change. Definitely worth the effort, go for it! ...Read more

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How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

Be consistent.: Cardiovascular exercise is a long-term investment in yourself. With at least thirty minutes of near-daily jogging or swimming, along with a prudent modest-calorie meal plan, you'll lose weight. Remember, the weight loss rate goal is no more than two pounds per week. ...Read more

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If i were to decrease my intake to 2000 calories and run a mile everyday , how long will it take to lose 15 lbs?

If i were to decrease my intake to 2000 calories and run a mile everyday , how long will it take to lose 15 lbs?

Too Many Issues - ??: Wt. Daily & see. Calories measured in a calorimeter, not by eating food, very misleading. Likely eat 2, 000 cal/day carb & gain body fat vs. Eat 3, 000 cal/day high fat & loose body fat. Study: big fat lies, calorimeter, science for smart people, mcgovern's report, big fat fiasco, dietdoctor, taubes, attia, lustig, enig, westman, eades, eatingacademy, nusi.Org, glycemic index, glycemic load, hf/lc. ...Read more

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How much time does it take an anorexic to lose weight?

How much time does it take an anorexic to lose weight?

That is variable: The person may have a reduced metabolic rate from starvation & thus may lose more slowly then anticipated. ...Read more

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I want to lose 10kgs and don't care how unhealthy it is. If i only eat breakfast how long will it take to lose 10kgs?

I want to lose 10kgs and don't care how unhealthy it is. If i only eat breakfast how long will it take to lose 10kgs?

Wrong strategy.: Your strategy is not wise. Doing things out of convenience without regard for your health is wrong. You need to lose weight by eating smaller more frequent meals throughout the day with included fiber and complex carbohydrates and lean protein sources. That being said, you should lose 10kg over at least 11 weeks to make it stick. ...Read more

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How much weight can a person safely lose a week?

How much weight can a person safely lose a week?

2 - 5 lbs PER WEEK!: So long as they are reasonably healthy and have no major health issues. Doctor designed and recommended: take shape for life is a system that uses the small meal every 3 hour approach to weight loss. Fewer calories taken in and more calories used in daily activity equals safe and rapid weight loss. I can help. www.thin.tsfl.com. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an anorexic to lose weight?

How long does it take for an anorexic to lose weight?

Anorexic: Depends on perception of ideal weight, dietary habits, general health. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more