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How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

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

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


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How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

Variable: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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How to lose weight without exercise? I want to have slim hips how to get that.?

How to lose weight without exercise? I want to have slim hips how to get that.?

You can't: The same way you can get rich without working. Okay, i guess you can get rich if you win the lottery or inherit the money. But my point was that you can't expect to lose weight without exercising. There is a reason why they say "no pain, no gain." so don't be lazy. Get up and go for a walk. It will help your mood and slim your waist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

It depends: Upon where you're starting from. The more you weight, the more you need to lose. Healthy bmi is usually considered to be from 18.5 - 24.9, but there are many more things that go into being healthy than just bmi. ...Read more

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How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

Exercise: It takes a negative 3500 calories to lose one pound of fat. I.E. If you exercise each day and burn off 500 calories more that your baseline you will lose a pound a week without changing your intake. However your intake is overall much more important in the weight loss equation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Excess skin: Excess skin accumulation really varies from patient to patient during weight loss. There are treatments available such as velashape, laserlipo to tighten this lax skin. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

Here is the formula.: Walking for one mile can burn about 70-80 calories. So you will need to walk about 2-3 miles daily, for 5 days of each week to lose one pound of weight in 3-4 weeks time. This is a comfortable way of doing it. If you run or jog, you can burn more fat depending on the speed and duration of exercise. But you have to work hard to lose a pound of fat from yr body. But it can be done with persistence! ...Read more

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How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

Unknown: There are other factors than your weight that play a role in your longevity. However, as far is your weight, keep your bmi (body mass index) within normal range of 18-23. It is based on your weight and height. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much excersize do I do to lose 5 pounds of weight?

Could you tell me how much excersize do I do to lose 5 pounds of weight?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What can I do to healthily lose weight?

What can I do to healthily lose weight?

Identify what matter: To motivate yourself 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

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What do I need to eat so that i can gain weight quickly?

What do I need to eat so that i can gain weight quickly?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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How much should I run to lose weight daily?

How much should I run to lose weight daily?

That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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How often do I have to do yoga and how long to achieve weight loss?

How often do I have to do yoga and how long to achieve weight loss?

It depends: Weight loss requires burning fat which dependson howlong you exercise every day.It takes about an hour of daily exercise to lose a few hundred calories(200-400/d). At this rate it takes about 15-20 days to lose one pound of weight unlessy ou restrict your diet and cut calories that way which is much more effective in losing weight than exercise alone.So you have to do both to get the best results. ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Talk to a dietitian/nutritionist for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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Do you really have to exercise to lose weight? Can I just cut back calories?

Do you really have to exercise to lose weight? Can I just cut back calories?

You can...: You can cut back calories, but coupling this with exercise will help you to lose weight. Muscle mass will increase your metabolism to help you burn calories more efficiently. The older you get, the harder this is to do, so typically just cutting back on calories is not enough. You also want to make sure you are taking in enough calories or else you will gain weight. ...Read more

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I need to know when trying to lose weight does it matter how much fruit you eat ?

You: Different types of fruit have different amounts of calories. If you take in enough fruit - you will gain weight (if calories in exceeed calories burned). ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you sleep do you lose weight and if you do how much is lost?

I wanted to know when you sleep do you lose weight and if you do how much is lost?

A little: Your body is still burning up calories when you sleep, although at a slower rate than when you're active and when awake. So you do lose a tiny amount of weight when you sleep. How much depends on factors like your baseline metabolic rate, temperature of the room and how much you toss and turn when you're asleep. ...Read more

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What can I do to not eat and lose weight?

What can I do to not eat and lose weight?

NOT Eating is NOT: The answer. Your body will go into starvation mode and your metabolic rate will drop. This means that you will then easily gain weight. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight?

What can I do to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: Exercise, exercise, exercise....Increase your exercise to 5-6 times per week at least 30 minutes to an hour and get your heart rate up. Once you are in the groove, add some muscle strengthening to your routine. This needs to be a permanent lifestyle change for you. Additionally lower your calorie intake and count your calories on a website like fatsecret.Com or sparkpeople.Com. Drink more h20! ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many miles to walk to lose weight?

Can you let me know how many miles to walk to lose weight?

Miles not the answer: It may help if u do not consume more calories/day. The exercise is good but not enough. U need a healthy diet and b sure u do not increase intake. A structured exercise program as ell as decreased caloric will help. It come of slowly but b patient.And consistent. There r many portable apps 4 phones to keep track of exercise, calories burned as well as calories u consume. Keep log up with exer/bite. ...Read more

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How many miles should I walk(i brisk walk) to lose weight?

How many miles should I walk(i brisk walk) to lose weight?

No standard.: Use an app 4 ur phone & keep up to date so u don't forget, also apps 2 count ur calories 4 each bite, portion u eat, if the daily in/out r = u will stay the same. By adding more exercise & cutting calories so calories out is >than in u win the greater the negative balance the faster u will loose. Adequate diet, protein & hydration r also important. ...Read more

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I am curious as to how many miles a day should I walk to lose weight?

I am curious as to how many miles a day should I walk to lose weight?

It is about 100: Calories per mile (give or take). It takes 3, 500 calories to lose a pound. If you make no changes to your diet - the amount you walk will be determined by the desired rate of weight loss. ...Read more

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My mother have tribology. How can she walk to lose weight up to ideal weight?

My mother have tribology. How can she walk to lose weight up to ideal weight?

Confused: Tribology is the science that studies friction, lubrication and wear phenomena. I have never heard of it as a medical condition. Walking is always helpful to promote calorie burning and increasing the metabolic rate. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of walking to burn enough calories. The realistic answer to most weight problems is doing a combination of lower calorie diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Yesterday i strapped on a pedometer and found that i walked more than 16000 steps at 3.5 kph. If I walk this much daily will this help me lose weight?

Dr. Omar Eton Dr. Eton
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Yesterday i strapped on a pedometer and found that i walked more than 16000 steps at 3.5 kph. If I walk this much daily will this help me lose weight?

Mix it up: Sure will! Hiking is really great in resetting your body for health and controlling your appetite. However, with time expended and same effect on same joints everyday, you might want to vary activities and perhaps get a personal trainer who can find more efficient use of time. ...Read more

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If i walk 90 min. Will i lose weight?

If i walk 90 min. Will i lose weight?

Exercise for weight : If you are overeating it is virtually impossible to exercise for weight loss! a typical fast food meal of fries, burger and shake can exceed 1200 calories which, wven with intense exercise would take 6 hours to burn of with just exercise. Exercise control over what you eat. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight if I walk 3 miles a day?

Can I lose weight if I walk 3 miles a day?

Yes: If your calorie intake remains lower than your calories burned. You will burn roughly 100 calories per mile that you walk. ...Read more

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How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

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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If I walk 2.5 miles 5 days a week will I lose weight?

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If I walk 2.5 miles 5 days a week will I lose weight?

Most likely: In reality, it depends on your intake. If you burn more calories than you take in, then you will lose weight. Walking is definitely a good way to burn calories. Be sure to eat a diet low in animal products and processed foods and avoid alcohol and soda. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will i lose weight if i walk 30 minutes a day at 3mph?

Will i lose weight if i walk 30 minutes a day at  3mph?

Yes unless...: Yes, you will almost certainly lose weight over time unless you increase the amount of calories you are consuming. Unfortunately, many people reward themselves with a cookie or similar treat after exercising and wind up consuming more calories than they burn! ...Read more

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If I walk an hour a day will I lose weight, even if I don't change my eating habits? Thank you

If I walk an hour a day will I lose weight, even if I don't change my eating habits? Thank you

That depends: You burn about 100 calories per mile that you walk. How fast are you walking? If you walk 3 miles in a day - you can burn about 300 calories. You need to burn about 3,500 calories to lose one pound. So - it is possible to lose weight if you are burning more calories than you are taking in. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose weight? I makes it hard for me to walk a long way at for a long time

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Nutrition & exercise: Best way to lose weight is slowly over time. Don't plan on dramatic loss. Change your eating habits. Research DASH, Mediterranean & vegetarian diets (most studies demonstrating health benefits). Develop habit of doing something every day, even if only for a few minutes. Gradually build up duration & intensity. Check w/your Family Doc to make sure you're otherwise healthy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i cut out fried foods and sweets and walk one hour a day will i lose weight?

If: your calories burned are greater than those consumed through out the day - then yes, you are likely to lose weight. Good luck with this endeavor. ...Read more

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In the mornings i walk/exercise without out eating for 1 hour. Will keeping this up help me lose weight?

In the mornings i walk/exercise without out eating for 1 hour. Will keeping this up help me lose weight?

Exercise timing/wt : Early am exercise on empty stomach is very good for you. But for for optimal weight loss you need to be acive the whole day. Dont be sedentary for the rest of the day. If you are moving around durng the day, you can use upto an extra 500 calories. It does not have to be strenuous exercise all day. Just be on the move. Teh msot you sit downa t a time for should not be more than 30 minutes. ...Read more

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What to do if I am fat. if I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

What to do if I am fat. if I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

To Lose Weight: I commend you for your actions of walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines Respect yourself. Do not say-I am Fat SAY-I WANT TO BE FIT Do Stair climbing, Hike on a hill, Resistance training program in a Gym Running, Aerobic dancing, Swimming See Nutritionist for 1500 calorie/day diet, gradually decrease It is not WHAT you eat, IT IS WHAT is eating you See a Psychiatrist for coping with stressors, ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. can I still lose weight?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. can I still lose weight?

Easy as 1-2-3.: Losing weight , simply stated, is a matter of calories in and calories out. If you burn more than you take in, then you will be fine. All other considerations are just putting a fine edge on it. ...Read more

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I lost 3 kgs in 4 days without eating anything nd doing walk for 1hour daily. How did I lose weight in just 4 days?Is it ok to lose weight like this?

I lost 3 kgs in 4 days without eating anything nd doing walk for 1hour daily. How did I lose weight in just 4 days?Is it ok to lose weight like this?

Constant degrading &: rebuilding=inherent for all living creatures, a fundamental reason all living creatures consume "stuff" as food, not just for energy but to replace atoms/molecules which have been removed in the normal processes of staying alive as highly organized creatures built from & utilizing changing matter from outside. Primary body mass=water (~60%), using fat to organize into water droplets (cells), etc. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 42 Can you tell me how beneficial walking is when trying to lose weight? I walk approximately 12 miles a week. How soon can I expect results?

Hi, I'm 42 Can you tell me how beneficial walking is when trying to lose weight? 
I walk approximately 12 miles a week. How soon can I expect results?

Walking is GREAT !: You burn about 100 calories per mile and it takes 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Results will depend on how many calories you burn versus how many you eat. ...Read more

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Is a run or long walk enough cardio in a day if i'm trying to lose weight?

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

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So i'm curious if i become a vegetarian and walk 60 to 90 minutes a day, will i lose weight?

So i'm curious if i become a vegetarian and walk 60 to 90 minutes a day, will i lose weight?

Probably: Vegetarianism actually works as a method of weight loss because the stuff you eat doesn't taste as good and there's less tendency to overeat. It's actually a smart move, but if you do become a vegetarian, you'll want to supplement or you'll ruin your health. Your physician is your best guide here. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more