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How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

Be consistent.: Cardiovascular exercise is a long-term investment in yourself. With at least thirty minutes of near-daily jogging or swimming, along with a prudent modest-calorie meal plan, you'll lose weight. Remember, the weight loss rate goal is no more than two pounds per week. ...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 far in advance to mentally prepare to lose weight?

How far in advance to mentally prepare to lose weight?

Stages of change: It's helpful to delay embarking on a plan to lose weight until you have thought about why you'd like to lose weight and how long you'd like to keep it off. Then, it's helpful to spend some time thinking about changing some aspects of your daily life so that your lifestyle will support your new weight goals over many years to come. "diets" don't work because they're not sustainable for years. ...Read more

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How to recduce chorestrol?

How to recduce chorestrol?

See below: 1. Stop eating meat, meat products, cheese, too much other dairy, & oils from animal fats. Cholesterol is only in animal cells so if u don't consume them, there is no way to add extra cholesterol to ur body. It can be done but even a dramatic reduction will help. 2. Exercise - good blood flow, lower blood pressure & weight, stable sugar will all help with metabolism. 3. Take meds if ur dr recs. ...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 get motivated to workout?

How to get motivated to workout?

Workout Motivation: As a podiatrist, I am always encouraging my patients to workout. I am so motivated by the hundreds of patients in their 70s and 80s still very active. I guess for me working out is a necessary chore to stay healthy. Goals of weight loss, PRs, etc are very challenging mentally. But, I find the goal of staying active during my mature years (I'm 62) motivation enough to get out and do something. ...Read more

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Help please? How long it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

Help please? How long it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

Typically: a few months depending on where it's broken and how your healing has progressed. Speak to your physician ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stay motivated to exercise?

Can you tell me how to stay motivated to exercise?

It is hard: Staying committed to exercise can be difficult. However, a few things one can try to stay motivated are: exercising with a friend, writing out your goals, keeping an exercise log/journal, posting on an online community/message board, keeping a calendar, varying your workouts, etc. ...Read more

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How do you teach kids to ride a bike?

How do you teach kids to ride a bike?

Safety first: Insist upon a helmet each time your child is on the bike-with or without training wheels. Bikes that are too small are usually the easiest, when sitting on the seat the feet should easily reach the ground, with bent knees. On a small grassy incline, have your child lift the feet and allow the bike to slowly roll down the hill. Don't bother putting feet on the pedals until he's comfortable. ...Read more

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How to be able to sleep in coach on a long train ride?

How to be able to sleep in coach on a long train ride?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help: Try using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. One tablet 20 to 30 minutes before sleep can produce mild sedation that last for 4 to 6 hours. This can help with sleep. In addition, make sure you are trying to change your sleep habits. ...Read more

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How long can it take to lose love handles?

How long can it take to lose love handles?

It's your choice: The key will be altering your beliefs and behaviors regarding exercise and food. If this happens, you will lose weight over your entire body in proportion to how little you eat in the way of calories (maintain a safe intake) and how hard you do aerobic fitness activities. Crash dieting always fails in the long-run; adjusting your habits and even social patterns is the key. Great idea; good luck. ...Read more

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How can I stay motivated to work out?

How can I stay motivated to work out?

Motivation: Ah you ask the question of life! Try working out with friends , join an exercise class of a Getgroup, consider a trainer. Seek mindfulness by learning to mediate , or join yoga classes or even barre classes. Try setting personal goals re maintaining good personal fitness and health. Avoid overdoing partying , drinking or binge eating, Stay well rested, be sure you value some part of the day . ...Read more

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How to stay motivated to lose weight and look nice?

Visualize how you’ll: Feel ; look when you’re at your best. Think about what motivated you to lose weight in the first place. Insure calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water/day ; 5 servings of veggies ; 4 servings of fruit per/day. Eat whole grain. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stay in shape after hip surgery?

Can you tell me how to stay in shape after hip surgery?

Water excercises: Water exercises are excellent after hip and knee surgery. The buoyancy of the water will unload the skeleton, help with balance and increase resistance to motions. From the water you can gradually start land therapy under the guidance of a good therapost. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does a stationary cardio bike burn?

How to find out how many calories does a stationary cardio bike burn?

Depends: It depends on the speed you are peddling at and the resistance or grade you are using. Many of the newer bikes have a built in calorie burn calculator. ...Read more

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How to spanx work to motivate?

How to spanx work to motivate?

You look slimmer: A compression suit can make you appear to have slimmer waistline and hips. They fit well under clothing and are well constructed.However, it is temporary, and will disappear when you remove the garment. ...Read more

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How often should I go to the gym to lose weight?

How often should I go to the gym to lose weight?

Why not work with a: Trainer to develop a customized plan for you. I don't know if you only weight train at the gym or if you do all your cardio work there too. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories do you burn swimming?

How to find out how many calories do you burn swimming?

It depends: On how much you weigh and how long and how fast you swim. There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

Set reasonable goals: You are halfway there just by asking this question. Recognizing that you want to take action is an important first step. Start off slowly and don't get discouraged if it seems to take longer than you initially thought it would. Push your self mentally, but do not overdo it physically. An injury early in your workout regimen can create long-term issues. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to jog to lose weight without leaking?

How to jog to lose weight without leaking?

Common problem!: Ever notice that women who've had kids don't do the jumping jacks in an aerobic class? Ask your doctor about kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. And did you know there is actual physical therapy aimed at increasing pelvic floor strength too? If all this fails, there are surgeries available to help. Your fitness is important, so don't let this limit you! good luck. ...Read more