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How long would it take to look buff again with weight training?

How long would it take to look buff again with weight training?

Depends: What is your baseline? If you are morbidly obese then it is going to take a lot longer then if you are just a few pounds overweight. Usually most people will see visible changes within 4 -6 weeks utilizing a combination weight training and dieting. Seeing increased muscle mass will take on the average of 2-3 months depending on nutrition and your intensity of workout. ...Read more

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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...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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How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

How long would it take a new anorexic to start losing weight?

Not recommended: It sounds like you're intending to use being anorexic as a method of weight loss, and not understanding that anorexia nervosa is a serious illness which can result in death. If you do need to lose weight, there are healthy ways to do this. But, please consult with your physician first. ...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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How long would it take until i start seeing results in exercise?

How long would it take until i start seeing results in exercise?

Depends: How long it will take to see results depends on your current shape, your fitness routine, and your diet. Ideally, you ought to see some increased muscle definition within a few weeks, 2-3 weeks would be the soonest you might see a difference. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to replace massive blood loss. I want to start working out and lose weight but doc says i will be weak for 2 weeks?

How long does it take the body to replace massive blood loss. I want to start working out and lose weight but doc says i will be weak for 2 weeks?

If you had...: "massive" blood loss the last thing you should be worried about at this stage is when you can work out. Give yourself full time to heal and recover before you stress your body more. Start slow! ...Read more

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How long will it take before you start to see effects of a vegetarian diet?

How long will it take before you start to see effects of a vegetarian diet?

Vegetarinism: You MAY not see changes externally but your blood work can change. Be sure to keep an eye on your Vitamin B 12 level because vegetarians can easily get low on that. If your type of vegetarianism includes dairy, remember that whole eggs are good, as is cheese as sources of protein. If you don't eat nutritiously you will start grabbing for junk food and defeat the purpose. Peace & health. ...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 will you have to stay on a low carb diet before you begin to lose weight?

How long will you have to stay on a low carb diet before you begin to lose weight?

Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All have been successful for many. Low carb diet should see benefit within a week as long as you are still not exceeding consumptions of other calories. ...Read more

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Would doing sit ups be enough to lose belly fat and get a six pack along with dieting. And how long would it take?

Would doing sit ups be enough to lose belly fat and get a six pack along with dieting. And how long would it take?

It doesn't work that: Way. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do. ...Read more

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How often should you add more to your diet if you're doing a strength training program and how much weight?

How often should you add more to your diet if you're doing a strength training program and how much weight?

Eat better not more: Strength doesn't come from carbo loading, high calories, protein packing or other fads & trends. Improve your diet, try eating smaller meals more frequently, and balance activities to reduce injury risks and overuse. Sleep, breathe, enjoy! push yourself enough to feel aching without ripping or residual pain. Focus on form so your strength is more functional. Target a healthy life-long weight goal. ...Read more

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How long will you have to stay on a low carb diet before you start to lose weight?

How long will you have to stay on a low carb diet before you start to lose weight?

3500 kcal Worth: Those no carb diets all work by the same mechanism every diet on earth works by: less calories in. The key is that if you eat enough calories to gain weight but do it from fats and protein alone, it'll make you sick, so most people end up eating substantially less. Try it and see (myfitnesspal is a great app for this). Every 3500 cal missed (or so), another pound will fall off. ...Read more

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How often should I weight train to get the very best benefits?

How often should I weight train to get the very best benefits?

4-5 days/week: To increase muscle mass, strength training 4-5 days/week with 2 recuperative days is recommended. A diet high in protein should be sufficient nutrition, but if you are not sure about your protein intake, then a protein supplement should help. ...Read more

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What exercises would be best for me to lose weight as i already am at a good place & do not want to look anorexic?

What exercises would be best for me to lose weight as i already am at a good place & do not want to look anorexic?

Burn calories: The best exercises for losing weight are those that burn calories, usually ""cardio" such as running, swimming, hiking, rowing, elliptical and stair-step machines, etc. You will "look anorexic" if underweight, and this is a matter of calories eaten vs calories burned. If your weight is already "at a good place", then why try to lose more? ...Read more

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How much time should I take off after rhinoplasty before i can look decent enough to work again?

How much time should I take off after rhinoplasty before i can look decent enough to work again?

7 days to 10 days: Depends on what type of rhinoplasty is being performed. If nasal osteotomies are performed the nasal cast(splint) is in place for 7-10 days bruising is more significant with osteotomies. If only tip rhinoplasty is performed then typically 5-7 days would be required. Keep in mind there will still be swelling that will present but you still will be able to return to work. ...Read more

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I've just started weight training how long till I see significant muscle mass and what foods can I eat and what drinks can I drink?

I've just started weight training how long till I see significant muscle mass and what foods can I eat and what drinks can I drink?

Patience: Building muscle takes time and effort. Depending on your age, fitness level, body composition, etc. You may see a difference within a month, but it will take 3 months or so to build significant mass. In a study of div i football players, they put on about 12 pounds in 3 months. With the increased exercise, you will need extra calories and protein, but if you overdo it, the extra gets stored as fat. ...Read more

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How much weight would. A person lose if they didn't eat for 8 days? What damage would it do to a body? Pt is 18.

How much weight would. A person lose if they didn't eat for 8 days? What damage would it do to a body? Pt is 18.

Varies a lot: "not eating" means different things to different people, so the effects vary a lot. Drinking adequate fluids, especially fluids containing a little bit of sugar and electrolytes, might not leave any damage. Truly having no access to food or water (such as being buried under a building after an earthquake) can be fatal. ...Read more