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How to gain weight in the thighs and loose weight in the love handles?

How to gain weight in the thighs and loose weight in the love handles?

Create a specific: plan if action, i.e.,a food plan and an exercise plan, with the help and permission of your doctor. Low carbs and high protein is one way to go. Peace and good health. Please write it all down. Bread, pizza, pasta, gone or to a bare minimum can help, along w/power walking 20-30 minutes daily, brisk walk rather than slow stroll. Headphones can help. You can do it! Spot reduction doesn't work. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How to lose weight in the right way?

How to lose weight in the right way?

It's about lifestyle: 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 those extra inches(fat) from the body if the weight of the person is normal......cardio can help to lose that??????

How to lose those extra inches(fat) from the body if  the weight of the person is normal......cardio  can help to lose  that??????

Eating habits: Remember that every body, has a different distribution of fat. Even if your weight is normal, it's not uncommon to have fat distributed in a fashion that is undesirable. But besides surgical interventions like liposuction or other noninvasive techniques like CoolSculpting, there is no means of "spot" fat loss. It requires efforts at general weight loss where diet has more influence. ...Read more

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How can I lose excess fat mostly in the lower body parts?

How can I lose excess fat mostly in the lower body parts?

Yes +muscle: No -fat: While it is possible to produce muscle tissue that will improve the tone of your legs, it is generally not possible to achieve spot reduction of fat. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to lose weight in your legs and thighs?

What's the fastest way to lose weight in your legs and thighs?

Mesotherapy: I do mesotherapy and i would recommend unless surgery becomes your options which i won't suggest or recommend. ...Read more

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How to gain weight in your face and lose it in your chest?

You Can't: Sorry. You might consider fat grafting to the face to augment areas but actual weight gain in the face with loss in the chest won't happen. ...Read more

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In what way can I lose weight in the face?

In what way can I lose weight in the face?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; 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 fat in the upper abdomen?

How can I lose fat in the upper abdomen?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?

I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

Several: Wt loss is a whole body phenomenon.Exercise, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, good contoll of diabetes if a pt has this condition. Otherwise you can certainly tone certain body parts with targeted exercise but wt loss is going to involve burning more calories than you consume to create a caloric defict. It should be done slowly and safely with input from ur dr. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to lose weight in the stomach?

What is the quickest way to lose weight in the stomach?

Adrenal reset: Adrenals make us gain weight i'n mid abdomen. Use adaptogen like adhs (vasopressin) for adrenals. ...Read more

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How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

More muscle.: Increasing proteins and decreasing carbohydrates is a good way to increase muscle mass and decreasing the signal to promote fat. Check out a weight lifting program and peak 8 exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight in the thighs?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 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 dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can i lose weight in the pelvic area??

How can i lose weight in the pelvic area??

Diet and Exercise: One cannot target weight loss from a specific area, but losing weight in general will help. One needs to burn more calories than she consumes. Watch the diet. Eat healthily, cut out junk food, avoid sugar, and exercise several times a week. If the lower abdomen is chubby, one can tone up the muscles. Sit-ups are a good way to start. Any exercise that uses the abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose the weight in my thighs?

Diet AND 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 dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight specifically in the thighs?

You can't.: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat,stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze & single leg Circle. Engage in regular aerobic ...Read more

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What's the most productive way to loose weight in the thighs?

What's the most productive way to loose weight in the thighs?

depends: It's really simple yet difficult. You must take in fewer calories than you need. That means eating smaller portions, avoiding carbs and exercising. There are some procedures that can help such as a gastric sleeve. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lose weight on upper body?

Can you tell me how i can lose weight on upper body?

Spot fat loss does : not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be upper body fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Best program is-: -calorie deficient diet, adequate hydration, protein intake, & a weight training program set up by an AT-C @ a health club that fulfils Ur needs & is adapted 2 Ur abilities. 1 day weights next day CARDIO & repeat. This way U will become fit, stronger and healthier. Takes persistence & dedication. Push Ur self as able. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old, height 5.2 weight 99.208 lbs, my upper body is big, any suggestions to loose weight

I am 19 years old, height 5.2 weight 99.208 lbs, my upper body is big, any suggestions to loose weight

Toning exercises: Any toning exercises will help you slim down. This can consist of any repetitive exercise. For toning it is better to increase repetitions and lower resistance. ...Read more

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Hello...Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week with a maintained diet i m not able to loose weight from my upper body?

Hello...Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week  with a  maintained diet i m  not able to loose weight from my upper body?

Time: You may have to adjust the types of exercises. When you exercise you replace fat with muscle (which actually weighs more) without a necessary change in configuration, except possibly in feel and sleekness. Check with a trainer or physical therapist for recommendations. Good luck and congratulations on your persistence. Keep it up. ...Read more

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How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

Clean body: & lose weight are excellent goals. Start by seeing your doctor for a food plan to match your health status. Ask about a low carb diet. See personal trainer at a local gym for some exercises that take in to account your health status. Shower daily. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

Several: Wt loss is a whole body phenomenon.Exercise, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, good contoll of diabetes if a pt has this condition. Otherwise you can certainly tone certain body parts with targeted exercise but wt loss is going to involve burning more calories than you consume to create a caloric defict. It should be done slowly and safely with input from ur dr. ...Read more

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I feel bad about my body.I want to lose weight.How?I'm 1m80 and 85kg

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

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If i duct tape my body will i lose weight?

That is a TERRIBLE: Idea. No, it won't cause any significant weight loss and could be harmful to your body. ...Read more

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Do I have to lose weight in order to tone my body?

Do I have to lose weight in order to tone my body?

If obese, yes: Obesity is caused by a genetic mechanism in the hypothalamus (a brain center) that is normally silent. High calorie malnutrition, particularly sweets and sweeteners, turn it on. Thus the brain takes part in body fitness. ...Read more

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Could you lose weight/body fat without eating fruit and veg ?

Yes: However, it is healthier & easier if you eat 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Calories consumed must be < calories burned. It is 3, 500 calories per pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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What body types does virgin coconout oil help to lose weight?

Hmmm: Weight loss is driven by a simple principle: eat less calories than you use every day. Coconut oil can only help if you eat less calories than you burn. Body types are irrelevant. There are select people who are morbidly obese who require surgery to decrease daily intake. Most other folks just need to cut down portion size and exercise more. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if all body parts slim down when you lose weight?

There are no: guarantees where the weight will come from or if loss will be equally distributed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

No: You really have no control over where on your body you will lose weight. Hitting targeted areas, such as the abs with crunches, helps build muscle and lean out, but it doesn't result in weight loss just in the mid-section. To target specific areas of fat like the love handles requires something like liposuction. Some seem to lose more in certain areas quicker, but this is more genetics. ...Read more

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I was wondering if there were any great home remedies to cleanse your body and help lose weight?

Save Your Money: All you need is a bar of soap to clean you skin and scalp, your body is already clean inside--you have kidneys, spleen liver, color and even the skin that eliminates toxins, you dont need to waste money on a "cleanse" natural or not.-- You lose weight by reducing calories--esp high carbs, drinks with sugar, fast foods, bad snacks & do a little exercise. Drinks with sugar are the easiest to stop. ...Read more

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Is it true that exercising first thing in the morning before breakfast helps your body to lose weight fast?

No magic: There's no magic about the timing of exercise; weight is calories in against calories out. However, doing your fitness early is likely to help control your appetite through the morning and perhaps into the rest of the day. Glad you're doing fitness; do as much as you reasonably can & you'll get a good result. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat. What should I drink, and what exercises should I be doing to lose weight and body fat?

What foods should I eat. What should I drink, and what exercises should I be doing to lose weight and body fat?

Cardio Mix: If you 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. Talk to a dietitian/nutritionist for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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Is honey bad for you because it is a suger or does it effect the body differently? If you are trying to lose weight

Is honey bad for you because it is a suger or does it effect the body differently? If you are trying to lose weight

Honey: Is a sugar. It is not as bad a trigger for spiking blood sugar as table sugar but does not get a free pass to use it liberally. Just because it is natural does not make it w/out consequences if used. Using it sparingly is best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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