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Circuit training or long distance for weight loss?

Circuit training or long distance for weight loss?

Weight loss: It is a good idea to constantly change up your exercise routine. Interval training regardless of which method you choose has been shown to add additional benefit. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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What are the keys to long-term success in weight loss?

What are the keys to long-term success in weight loss?

Several: 1. Get enough sleep 2. Reduce refined sugars in your diet 3. High intensity interval training (very efficient) 4. Eating fats?the good kinds such as the omega 3's found in salmon, avocados and walnuts. Eat more of a plant based diet with the good fats, proteins and you will be surprised to find you heat less and are not as hungry because you are giving your body what it needs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the top 10 tips for long term weight loss?

Please describe the top 10 tips for long term weight loss?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a "weight loss plateau" usually last?

On average, how long will a "weight loss plateau" usually last?

It lasts until you: Find a way to mix it up. If it is related to too few calories & a reduced metabollic rate - you may have to increase your intake. If it is due to exercise - mix up your aerobic workout and add in weights to increase your muscle mass. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take me to notice weight loss?

Can someone tell me how long will it take me to notice weight loss?

That depends on how: Overweight you are and how rapidly you lose weight. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 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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Can someone tell me how long will it take for me to see weight-loss?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for me to see weight-loss?

It depends: Upon how many more calories you burn off that you don't ingest. It takes a loss of 3500 calories to lose one pound, that's the equivalent of walking 35 miles. Therefore, weight loss is not fast, but you need to learn proper nutrition for the rest of your life. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. It's a slow life-long process to lose weight. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

It doesn't: Besides, it's illegal and very dangerous. Why would you even think for a moment that a toxic mind-altering drug that you don't even know what's in it because it was brewed-up in somebody's garage -- could possible help you with weight loss. You're too old to still believe in the tooth fairy. ...Read more

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How long would it take until you start seeing results for weight loss?

How long would it take until you start seeing results for weight loss?

It depends: You need to burn off 3500 calories you don't eat in order to lose one pound. The more obese you are, the more you need to lose before it will be obvious as far as appearance goes. Good luck. ...Read more

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When the weight loss will start on scale how long to become noticeable?

When the weight loss will start on scale how long to become noticeable?

Depends: It depends on how much you weight and how much you have to lose. If you weight 125 pounds and are 5 pounds overweight then you will notice changes with losing just a few. However, if you weight 250 and have 100 pounds to lose, i'm not sure it will become noticeable until you lose 10-15 pounds or more. Nonetheless don't give up, it will be noticeable! ...Read more

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How long does it take to see the difference on a weight loss programme?

How long does it take to see the difference on a weight loss programme?

Depends: Upon how much you restrict your diet and how much you increase your activity. It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. You need a nutritional and exercise program you can follow the rest of your life. See a registered dietitian, don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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