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How To Lose 10 Pounds In 2 Days Naturally
Way too fast a rate: Of loss. Please consider a slower rate. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Exercise. ...Read more
Two days ago gained 5 pounds overnight and only lost 2 of those pounds since. I expected to lose all of it the next day. What's going on here? Not pms
Many variables: Weight gain overnight is usually a sign of fluids shifting into "storage" compartments (tissue spaces) in the body. This can occur with extra salt intake in your diet congestive heart failure, end of menstrual cycle bloating, as well as poor kidney function. It is best if this continues to have a MD exam to find out why this is recurring if you eliminate the simpler reasons for the fluid gain. ...Read more
I have been losing weight slowly. Two pounds a week. Is it okay to fast- l500 calories twice a week and not on consecutive days?
It is a longterm goa: If you are losing 2 pounds a week, you are doing very well. If your goal is to be healthy for the long term, then go slow and be practical so that you can stick with a long term plan of eating healthy. Unless you change your behavior to eat healthy on a regular basis, your weight loss will not persist/stay you want it to be. So eat daily but stay around 1200 to 1500 calories and exercise daily, . ...Read more
I lost 5 pounds in two days. I've ate very little in the past two days, so I excpected to lose some weight, but not 5 pounds. Could it be cancer?
I am a wrestler and I have body fat test in a few days, do you have any suggestions for how a can lose a few pounds in a day or two?
Lose body fat: Do not eat anything next few days but drink lots of water. Never fails. ...Read more
How much calories should a person burn to lose two pounds a week. Does working out fours days a week is enough for an hour?
That's too fast: If you are working out aerobically that is sufficient if. You aren't eating too much in the process but if you want to keep it off when you reach your goal I would stick to a maximum of 1 pound/week. ...Read more
I'm a wrestler and I need to lose 10 pounds in two weeks. I am exercising for 2 hours everyday and eating right. How come I'm not losing anything.
May be lean...: If your percent body fat is very low, you will have to go low calorie and/or expend more. If you have fat to lose, go without carbs for the next two weeks. Even then, 10 lbs in two weeks...It will be very hard or impossible. Please do not let yourself use diuretics to dehydrate yourself, or use purgatives to lose weight. Some coaches will encourage this. My coach in college did! @! ...Read more
Consider goal of: Losing 1/2 to 2 pounds per week. 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 both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more
Slow down!: Set more realistic weight loss goal then 10 pounds in 2 weeks. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 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
Cleanse/Detox bogus!: Like all living creatures, our body has many built-in selective-absorption & cleansing-mechanisms which operate constantly to protect internal processes (called homeostasis). Complete fasting (no food), with non-calorie liquids of choice, might achieve goal, yet careful about wisdom of goals & health. Loose fat, not muscle. Study: http://goo. Gl/0zGMvn, http://goo. Gl/XjgiP6, my answers & avoid LFHC ...Read more
It would be unlikely: To be healthy at that rate. 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 both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site determines calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/cfm. ...Read more
How to....: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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 both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Unclear but,: Weight loss could be related to stomach problems including ulcers that curb the appetite and decrease food intake. Other causes include life style issues that makes energy expediture more than oral calorie intake. It is important to see a physician for a full history and physical as unexplained weight loss could be related to the presence of a tumor in the body. ...Read more
What is a healthy way to lose 5 pounds in two and a half weeks I am currently 22 years old 5'6 and weigh 139?
I have gained 15 pounds in the last two month and are not to sure why! What is a good way to lose weight? And affective?
Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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 both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Lose slowly: Eliminate 500-1000 calories a day and you will lose 1-2 pounds a week. It may take up to 2 years to lose the weight, but that is the safest and most effective way to do it. If you increase activity and are active most days of the week, that will add to your weight loss. ...Read more
Too fast: Trying to loose 30 pounds in 2 months is too fast for any healthy program. Exercise raises your metabolic rate for awhile after you finish in addition to burning the calories associated with the exercise. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables as well as fiber will help keep you feeling full. Be sure you get plenty of water. It takes 2 molecules of water to burn 1 molecule of fat. Hope this helps. ...Read more
If you just want to lose a pound or two, what are some tips for improving general fitness habits?
Eat more raw: Vegetables and increase physical activityGet a more detailed answer ›
Can you let me know how many pounds will I lose if I ride a bike for two hours a day with a healthy diet?
Bicycling: That depends on many factors like your weight, the type of bike, speed & include. This site will help you to make the calculation: http://www. Nutristrategy. Com/caloriesburnedcycling. Htm. The actual number of calories consumed needs to be worked in to the equation too. ...Read more
How much weight gain is normal and how long does it typically take to lose after starting starting exercise. (Gained 5 pounds in two months)?
For most people that: Rate of loss is way too fast. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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 both cardio & weight tra ...Read more
Gained five pounds from one binge. Two weeks later can not lose it! Eventhough went back to eating normally. So frustrated!!
Ways 2 lose 20 pounds in two weekshow to lose bellyfat backfat upper inner thightfat lower backfat how to tight breats and how to get rid of cellulite?
Not wise-but posible: It is possible by severe dieting, but it is not advisable to loose that fast. ...Read more
I have taken mononessa for about four and a half months, and have gained roughly 15-19 pounds. I recently had a period about two weeks ago. A couple concerns I have are any chance I could be pregnant? And is it likely I'll lose the weight once I change ba
Unlikely: In fairly large studies, birth control pills are generally only associated with weight gain of 1-2 lbs. So 15+ lbs is unlikely caused by the pills. That being said, there are always rare cases, so stopping the pills (and perhaps using condoms for a bit) should drop the weight pretty quickly if they're the cause. Pregnancy on the pill is also uncommon, but a home pregnancy test can answer that! ...Read more
I need to lose over 100 pounds. I can't exercise much right now. I have two fractured feet, bad back and hip. Can only stand about 2-3 minutes. Idea?
Otherwise known as orthotics, sounds like you need more support. Also talk to you primary about vitamin deficiencies. Brittle bones could be a systemic serious issue.
Orthotics can provide better distribution of your weight. They are devices that fit in your shoes. They are thin and don't take up much space ...Read more
My 17 yr old daughter is on acutane and has lost 13 pounds in two months, what kind of food can she eat keep her weight up? She pitches fast pitch softball and need to make sure she does not lose all her muscle and stamina. We would like her to gain weigh
Calorie dense foods: Eating calorie dense foods such as nuts, heavy cream, butter, fatty fishes, dried prunes, and avocado can help increase your daily calorie intake and assist in the desired weight gain. Supplements for weight gain would be inferior in quality to whole foods which are readily available and much less expensive. ...Read more
My doctor put me on citalopram and I put on about 25 pounds in a matter of two months. I read that the drug can slow metabolism. How can I lose weight?
Eat less and do more: Citalopram is not known for weight gain being a common side effect. It is possible that you were eating less before and now that your condition is being treated with citalopram you are able to eat more. Or you were more active before and now less active. Some people crave sweets when taking ssri's like citalopram. The only proven way to lose weight is to take in fewer calories than you expend. ...Read more
How do I lose weight with hyperthroidism (graves disease) I have been on meds for over two years. Have gained 30 pounds.?
Talk to your doctor: First, I would want to know that your thyroid levels have gone back to normal after the treatment you have received for grave's disease. Your doctor can help you sort this out. But assuming your blood levels are back to normal, it goes back to those distressing basics of increasing your activity level and decreasing your caloric intake! Good luck with this important venture. Lgromkomd. ...Read more