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Doctor insights on: How To Lose 150 Lbs In A Year

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Is it possible to lose 150 pounds in a year?

Is it possible to lose 150 pounds in a year?

That would be a very: High rate of loss - even with morbid obesity. Consider why not consider a more attainable goal such as 48 pounds to 96 pounds max over that period of time. 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. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

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

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How to lose weight fast for a 16yrs old son that is 250 lbs?

How to lose weight fast for a 16yrs old son that is 250 lbs?

Serious, how sad: Your child is a heart attack or stroke waiting to happen. See an md/do immediately for help with weight control program. Physician may suggest services of a nutritionist. It's a matter of calories in--calories out. Need to fix this now. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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How to lose weight for a 45 year old female?

How much weight loss: The old adage works, diet and exercise! just difficult to maintain either. Did you know that 20 minutes of resistance training can increase your basal metabolic rate for 48 hours! calculate your BMR (rough estimate is current weight x 13= total calories per day for bmr) than subtract 500 kcal from this for every pound of weight you want to lose per week. Go slow. Rapid loss see doctor. ...Read more

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HOW DOES A MAN IN HIS FIFTYS , FIND A WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST?

HOW DOES A MAN IN HIS FIFTYS , FIND A WAY TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST?

Decrease number of: calories taken in and increase the number of calories burned. In short... a huge lifestyle change. Please consult with a doctor before starting on any type of aggressive weight loss program, done improperly it can have very serious health effects. ...Read more

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How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regularl exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433 calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...Read more

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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

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How can I lose 40 lbs in a healthy way in 6 months?

How can I lose 40 lbs in a healthy way in 6 months?

Weight loss: A healthy rate of weight loss would be 1-2 pounds a week, or 4-8 pounds a month. Eliminate sugars and artificial sweeteners, ; highly processed foods. Focus on veggies including leafy greens; healthy fats like olive oil, avocados, and omega-3s; lean proteins that are broiled, grilled, or sauteed rather than fried; complex carbs. Consistent exercise (both weights ; interval training; good sleep. ...Read more

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How can I lose 100 lbs in a year?

How can I lose 100 lbs in a year?

Start w med eval !: 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. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How could a female thats 14 years old and 4'11feet tall. weights 144 pound what's the fast way to lose it in 2months?

How could a female thats 14 years old and 4'11feet tall. weights 144 pound what's the fast way to lose it in 2months?

Unrealistic: Weight management is a long-term endeavor done best with guidance by a registered dietitian. She needs to set realistic goals in terms of her BMI, which is 29 if her age is 14.0 years. A 20 pound loss over a 2 year period could achieve a BMI of less than 25 or in the normal non-obese range. Daily exercise, appropriate food choices and support are essential for success. ...Read more

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How to lose five pounds in a week?

How to lose five pounds in a week?

Weight loss: Eating 5000 calories equals gaining one pound of body wight. We burn about 1500 calories per day with normal activities. To lose 5 pounds in a week would be only temporary water weight loss and is unhealthy too. Jogging for 30 minutes equals only about 250 calories burned. You would have to jog all day and eat nothing. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for a 13 year old girl to lose 70 pounds in 8 months.?

Even if possible: That is an excessive rate of loss for a child. ...Read more

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How long should a 66 year old exercise in order to lose weight in a healthy way?

How long should a 66 year old exercise in order to lose weight in a healthy way?

1-2 hr, 3-4 x/wk: Duration, rate, and intensity are the 3 variables you can "titrate to effect" when it comes to tailoring workouts that maximize you desired gain (loss). After being cleared by your md, you can dial up or down the duration of workouts starting with ~20 minutes and building toward 90-120. Intensity decreases as duration increases. Drink plenty of fluids to keep your calorie burning machine efficient. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight for a 16 years old teenager?

A Combination of....: Best answer is a balance program of increasing exercise, healthy eating and calorie control.See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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How can I lose about 22 pounds in a year without sacrificing my favorite foods?

How can I lose about 22 pounds in a year without sacrificing my favorite foods?

Trigger foods?: Trigger foods are the foods that seem to make us lose our determination to stay in control with weight management. You know - like my old friends, cookies! i don't even let them in the house anymore. You certainly can have your favorite foods, but you will likely have to eat them in controlled portions, and eat them rarely! feeling better is worth it. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Is he obese or : Overweight? If yes, i would consult with his physician. If he is not overweight - please discourage weight loss just to be skinny. 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. Encourage him to do a mix of cardio workouts. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a 14 year old to weight train to lose belly fat and will it stunt my height?

Is it okay for a 14 year old to weight train to lose belly fat and will it stunt my height?

With care: You can do weight training, but should be careful not to lift too much weight. More reps with a medium wt may be more effective than doing a few reps with high weight. Use good form and have someone watch you. You won't lose wt in a specific area, but you can get stronger and better toned. Muscle mass depends on testosterone, so you may not get bigger muscles for a while. ...Read more

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How to lose 5kg in a month?

How to lose 5kg in a month?

Diet and Exercise: Stop the sodas, and sugar drinks and switch to water. Reduce juices and fruits by half. Cut what you eat by half, and start walking briskly increasing gradually to a max of 90 minutes a day as tolerated. Only recommended for people that are overweight or obese. See your doctor for a more individualized regimen. ...Read more