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How Many Laps Should I Run To Lose Weight
What should a bariatric patient do to lose weight again and regain control of the weight situation? I received a lap band on october 26 of 2007 and have gained 23 pounds. I like to run up and down the three flights in the house, work in the yard when poss
The best answer is to reconnect with your bariatric program and surgeon. You may benefit from an adjustment. Start keeping a very honest food diary for 1 month and give it to your nutritionist. You are wise enough to narrow your problem down to sweet addiction. Now just utilize all the excellent resources that are likely available to you as long as you use them. Don't worry about upsetting your surgeon with the weight regain. You are not alone!
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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
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
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
You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more
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
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
ID what matters: To motivate yourself to run to lose weight, identify why it is really important to you. Go beyond the usual because "i want to be healthy" or "i want to look good." ask yourself why do you want those things? How important are they to you? What are you willing to do to succeed? Once you have your answers, develop a process with the help of a professional that will hold you accountable and go for it. ...Read more
No, there are many: Great forms of exercise to chose from. 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
No: That said, you will lose close to the same walking as running the same distance. But, running it takes less time. Also, you will still have metabolism going longer after the run than the walk. Now, you may be able to walk farther than you can run, so if you go farther you will burn more calories, even though you spent more time doing it. Your choice. Good Luck. ...Read more
Possibly: Even if you are a vegetarian, there are still plenty of foods that cause weight gain. The key is to burn more calories than what you take in. Keep a diary and have a plan, or better yet, seek out a personal trainer or a nutritionist that can help guide you. You may want to also cross-train. Lifting weights is a great way to burn calories if done correctly. ...Read more
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
Yes, studies show: Weight loss is greater with all other things being equal. ...Read more
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
Depends: That depends on the intensity at which you do those activities, not just the duration. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Running a mile or more, once or twice a week, will help a person burn calories and lose weight as long as she doesn't eat or drink any calories back right after running. The type of clothing doesn't matter, but wearing a plastic suit on a warm day can overheat her body. Lose the suit. ...Read more
Very likely. ..: ... but it also depends on what you eat. Some people say, "I work out so I can eat anything! ", but that isn't really true or healthy. And how could you possibly have time to spend 3.5 to 4.5 hours a day working out and running unless you are a professional athlete and that is your job!? That much exercise could easily result in injury or overuse problems. Eat sensibly and work out an hour a day:) ...Read more
Is running before breakfast healthy? I heard it helps men lose weight effectively.. Is it the same for females? .
Jogging: Compared to other times of the day, for general health & fitness it is great, but not so great if specifically for more weight loss, compared to other times in the day. ...Read more
I run every day for about 40 minutes, is there any posibility to lose weight? I have to get some kilos, not lose them. Thanks
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
I have been eating one meal a day for about 8 months and running daily. How can I increase how much eat while continue to lose weight?
Eat and lose weight: Eating one meal a day will actually make it harder to lose weight. That will actually slow your metabolism down. Eating 3, or even 5 small meals a day is much better believe it or not. You can have 4 small meals/snacks throughout the day and have a high protein & vegetable meal at the end of the day. The frequent meals tends to speed up your metabolism (just don't over eat). Keep up the exercise! ...Read more
Can you lose weight more just by running only? I was also going to do an experiment where I eat salads everyday to see if that would help?
I'm 19 years old, 148lbs. & 5'3". I started to run on & off since may @ 145lbs. & gained those 3lbs. What will really help me lose weight fast?
Exercise and diet: They have to go hand and hand, with a normal bmi you don't qualify for prescription appetite suppressants or bariatric surgery. If you want to lose more body fat drink only water, eat only lean protein, vegatables, and fruits, avoid sweets, fried foods and processed carbs (breads, pasta, rice) and watch your total caloric intake. And keep exercising of course. There's no magic bullet. ...Read more