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How Many Laps Should I Run To Lose Weight
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
Burn more than eat: Overall it comes down to how much you consume. You should burn more than that. There are programs (try looking them up online) that can count your calories for you. And some that will estimate how many you burn from certain activities. They aren't perfect but can be good estimates. Eat healthy and don't over eat. Avoid junk food including soda and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dieting: Calories: It is thought that about 1200 to 1500 calories/day is a good safe and healthy approach to dieting. Weight watchers has a great program that tries to get to this place in the daily caloric intake. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?
I want to lose 75 pounds how much exercise should I be doing and how many calories should I consume?
Exercise: Thirty minutes to an hour of aerobics with three days mixed in of light weight work. The calories 1500-1800 a day if you're active, if fairly sedentary then 1500. ...Read more
Need to lose weight. Wht should be my calorie intake and how many minutes should i exercise? What are some effective indoor exercises to lose fat?
Low fat is: not a good diet. You will always be hungry. Eat good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil--good for brain, joints, etc. Lower carb works well for lots of folks but see doc to be sure it's ok for you. Remember to eat protein or you will get tired. Peace and good health. After doc says you are healthy enough, jumping rope can be done indoors, as can running in place or brisk walking. ...Read more
3500 calories per lb: 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
You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more
Calories Wrong Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but very complex engineered vehicles driven by a complex soul & mind which responds to different foods in complex & different ways. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", "taubes why we get fat", fatchance.Html, nusi.Org, etc. ...Read more
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
What to do if i excercise with high weights for 2 hour. How many calories should I take to gain weight?
It varies.: Dependent upon your weight and body habiitus, the number of calories will need will vary. Men require more than women, larger individuals more than smaller. You will have to factor in how many calories you are burning in your workout as well. Finally, the sources of calories, i.e. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, are just as important as the actual number. ...Read more
How to lose weight I weigh 210 and wanna lose 45 within 2 months? What equipment to do at the gym? Run?
Too much, too fast: You're far more likely to succeed if you start with a reasonable monthly goal and work safely from there. At age 16, I'd suggest seeing your doctor to have a complete physical and work on a diet & exercise plan. The key is consistency and achieving measurable goals at regular intervals. Don't forget - diet is equally important as exercise In achieving sustainable good health. g'luck! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
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
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