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How To Lose 40 Pounds Using My Treadmill
45-60min/day and...: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 3-4lbs/month, you can accomplish this. Don't do crash diet because u will like regain it and some more later. Drink plenty of fluid, especially water, minimize junk foods/sweet drinks and you will succeed. Remember: staying healthy is a life-time committment. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes--by sweating off: You will not be able to lose 3500 calories (value of 1lb) in 20 min of exercises on the treadmill, but you can certainly lose a pound or more from sweating. Wearing sweat pants/shirts/hood and running hard for 20 min will cause much sweating and losing a pound is easy, but this is only water--which will reaccumulate when you drink fluid. Losing real wt is hard work! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
How do I lose 20 pounds in 3 months? Without pills or drinks, only with a treadmill and a cycle. How long would it take and how many times would I need to work out a day?
Best approach is a: Varied one. 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. Treadmill ...Read more
I am 5'4 and185 pounds I would like to lose at lease 10 or 20 pounds before the summer I have a personal treadmill how can I lost weight in 3 months?
Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more
205 pounds have at least 8 months to lost 60 pounds, how I can lose weight, I have a treadmill and perfect sit up machine, I always end up quittin?
Weight loss: 60 lbs in 6months is a reasonable goal at 2 lbs per week. You need to burn or not consume 7000 calories per week. Decrease intake by 500 calories per day and burn 500 more calories per day. Treadmill about two hours per day and 1500 or less calories consumed. ...Read more
I'm overweight at 240 and I want to lose 60 pounds. Will speed walking/jogging on a treadmill 3 miles a day 7 days a week be effective?
Yes but be sure 2--: -watch your diet. You will loose weight on such a program but also you will build up muscle mass which is heavier than fat. The pounds will drop slowly, just don't increase your dietary intake & don't get discouraged. 2 years is a good goal 4 60#s. If you are just starting ease into it over a few weeks, a stress fracture can develop if you just start whole hog. Patience and consistency R needed. ...Read more
Can jumping too much or running fast on a tredmill to lose weight make a 16 year old infertile? I'm 5'4 and 176 pounds
How much weight can I lose in 4 weeks? How long do I have to exercise for to lose 2lbs each week? (i only have a treadmill)! thank you!
Eight at most: It's usually recommended to lose no more than two pounds per week. ...Read more
I'm 5'5 wg 173lbs. Do treadmill for 10 min at 2mph 3x a day no incline. And try to watch what I eat. How many lbs can I lose in a wk by doing that?
It's in the numbers!: If you count calories faithfully, and track the amount you exercise for 1 week, then cut your calories by 100 cal a week you will lose 1 pound a week, generally. Cut by 300 calories, 3 lbs a week, with that regimen. If you don't count calories you will never understand how you got overweight, or lose weight when you try. Avoid high protein diets. Have 2 servings a day (low fat,) to spare muscle ...Read more
Diet: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more
Good to be active: Increasing your level of physical activity can help lose weight by increasing how many calories you burn during the activity as well as improving your muscle mass which will increase your basal metabolic rate - rate that you burn calories even at rest. If the evening time is the best time for you, then go for it. Aim for 30 minutes or 10, 000 steps a day. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes, unless you eat: Too much. 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 helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
What's better to get the pounds off elyptical or treadmill? Dr says I need to loose 2lbs a month.
Exercise: These two common exercise modalities are equal in the eyes of medicine. One should choose which one is most enjoyable. ...Read more
Should I completely remove any sort of carbohyadrate, fat while working in treadmill to lose weight?
Saturated Fats Bad?: Largely agree with dr. Baker. However idea that saturated animal fats (unprocessed) are unhealthy also not correct; not supported by scientific evidence. While I am concerned for animals, animal cruelty ; global warming (~70-80% stored sunlight energy within plant materials lost when used as animal feed ; animal tissues later eaten for food), we have evolved as omnivores ; issues are more complex. ...Read more
I am walking/jogging on a treadmill for an hour through the week. What else can I do to lose the weight?
Cardio Mix: If you have 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. ...Read more