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Unable to join join gym. Can doing boxing/hula hoop on wii fit help lose weight? I am 5'0, 150. Like to lose 20lbs. I have cut back carbs. First week

Unable to join join gym. Can doing boxing/hula hoop on wii fit help lose weight? I am 5'0, 150. Like to lose 20lbs. I have cut back carbs. First week

No gym? No problem!: Many people don't have the time, money, or desire to join a gym. You can be fit without one! but discipline is important. Gym or no gym, you have to do the work. Most workout programs combine stretch, strength training, and aerobic exercise. All the exercises you mentioned are effective. And don't forget about the benefits of walking. Keep it up; you'll get results if you stick with it. Good luck. ...Read more

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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


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Can you tell me if i jog for 20 minutes will i lose weight?

Can you tell me if i jog for 20 minutes will i lose weight?

That can help: Contribute to weight loss. However, calories burned in a day must exceed calories consumed for weight loss to occur. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Would jogging for 30 minutes a day be enough to lose weight?

That depends on your: Caloric intake. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2cfm. ...Read more

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If i jog for 15 minutes everyday how much will i lose weight?

If i jog for 15 minutes everyday how much will i lose weight?

Weigh loss: That depends on how far you jog in that time, your current weight, what your dietary intake is etc. Don't expect to lose much weight at this rate - but this is much better than no exercise. To lose significant weight, you must be willing to commit to making lifestyle changes. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many minutes, and how often during the week should I exercise to lose weight?

Can you let me know how many minutes, and how often during the week should I exercise to lose weight?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to provide an appropriate schedule/regimen for you. Best of luck! ...Read more

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The best way to lose weight and shape your body in 1 month? I'm excercising everyday about 30 minutes. Would that be enough?

The best way to lose weight and shape your body in 1 month? I'm excercising everyday about 30 minutes. Would that be enough?

Highly Unlikely: One month is not enough time to lose weight"in a healthy long lasting way" nor shape your body. But it is a great way to start, exercising regularly, and following a healthy diet. I recommend you seek guidance from experts and not follow a fad, so prevalent now. ...Read more

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How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would i lose weight if i exercised cycling daily for 15 minutes?

Hi docs, would i lose weight if i exercised cycling daily for 15 minutes?

If all other factors: Remained the same and calories burned exceeded calories consumed you would lose weight. But without dietary changes you would lose at a very slow pace. ...Read more