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How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Week With Exercise
Dont know: Cant see the routine. All exercise is healthy. Some types burn calories more than others. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Based on Individual: Rapidity of weight loss is an individual matter based on factors including your current weight, metabolism, psychological factors, & environment. Focus on healthy lifestyle adjustments (habits & attitudes) rather than weight loss and you are more likely to produce slow, steady and sustained weight loss and a healthier you. ...Read more
Yes: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I handle a weight loss plateau in a good program of diet and exercise? Sometimes my weight does not change for more than a week.
Focus on other goals: There are many ways to define success when trying to reshape your body. These include how your clothes fit, how you feel, and what number is displayed by the scale. Btw, the most healthy way to loss weight is slowly. You should not loss more than a pound/week anyway. I recommend weighing yourself once/week at the same time and day. It sounds like you are doing great. Keep up the good work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water pills: Water loss never represents true weight loss. Your weight may vary by a couple of pounds based on water retention but you should never consider water lost to be real weight loss. Your body tightly regulates fluid retention so when you start drinking again the weight will come back. ...Read more
Remember: In the short term, it's not so much what your eating but how much. Plenty of single participant cases of very unhealthy diets like the McDonald's Diet, the Twinkie Diet, for short periods(on the order of a month) have yielded significant weight loss and improved CV indices but a long term nutritionally unsound. Weight is related to calories in vs calories out, not necessarily the quality of cals ...Read more
Is there a best time of day to excercise to lose weight? And how much is safe to lose per week? If you're heavier, will the weight loss be faster?
I run 3 miles a day 5x a week and eat fairly healthy and have not lost much weight. How can I lose this weight? Please help.
Set a goal: Calculate your BMR (basal metabolic rate), current weight x 13 and subtract 500 (daily total calories) for every pound of weight you want to lose each week. Do a minimum of 20 minute duration exercise to increase your BMR for 48 hours. High protein low carb low fat diet and drink 64 oz water daily. Multivitamins and remove low glycemic index carbohydrates from diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much water should I drink a day in order to lose weight? Can your body actually retain water from a lot of exercise causing weight gain?
Your body can: retain water and this can cause temporary weight gain and also wash out important electrolytes that allow your body to function properly. See your doc or a nutritionist for a diet that suits you. Many folks folks find low carb and higher protein helpful. Avoid low-fat diets. Good fat is essential. Peace and good health. Eggs are good, yolks and all. ...Read more
Exercise vs LBP: 1st, let's agree that regular exercise is important to losing weight. So is healthy nutrition. 2nd, there are many studies showing benefit in those with pain, whether low back or hip/knee. Check out following re specific exercises that benefit those w/bad back: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/exercises-to-reduce-low-back-pain & http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/lower-back-pain-10/slideshow-exercises. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
Can you tell me how to lose a lot of weight and how much weight will i lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?
Varies.: 3500 calories is 1 lbs. Your metabolism and the exercise you do daily will add up the calories the body will burn daily. If during exercise you burn 300 calories which is walking 3 miles. And your body burns 1400 calories in metabolism daily. You will have 1700 calories burned daily. 800-1700 = 900 calories burned daily = 4 days to lose 1 pound. which is 4 lbs in 16 days or about 2 weeks. ...Read more
How do you lose weight if you cannot exercise due to chronic pain? How many calories per day to lose weight with no exercise?
Forms of activity: The more inactive you are, the more likely you experience chronic pain and weight gain. The key is to find mild, intermittent forms of exercise that you can tolerate and carry on. For example, start with stretching and light weight bearing. Change body positions every few minutes. Take breaks but try walking/stationary bike/water exercise, and increase the duration weekly when tolerated. no snack ...Read more
Lose 2 lbs this week: Helpful diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits contain sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. No diet pills. And, exercise! ...Read more
Weight Loss: Diet control and exercise is best for weight loss. Results from 2009 study showed that sun lighten saunas are beneficial for loosing weight and waist circumference. Refer to the following article: dr. Richard beever bsc, md, ccfp. Do far-infrared saunas have cardiovascular benefits in people with type 2 diabetes? Canadian journal of diabetes 2010; 34 (2) :113 - 118. ...Read more
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