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How can I lose weight and build muscle?

How can I lose weight and build muscle?

Attitude adjustment: The key is reprogramming your mind, and this comes from making an effort in the real world and taking charge of your thoughts. Hit the gym or join a fitness group. If they see you're trying, the other folks will give you advice, most of which is good (stay away from steroids and fancy supplements; creatinine may be a big help). Eat like an athlete; stay a little bit hungry ; choose sensibly. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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 can you build muscle and lose weight?

How can you build muscle and lose weight?

Muscle building: Muscle building will assist with wight loss and is accomplished by repetitive resistance exercise like weight lifting or calisthenics. ...Read more

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How to lose weight instead of gain muscle?

How to lose weight instead of gain muscle?

Caloric restriction: Caloric restriction without exercising will cause weight loss without muscle gain. For it to be effective you will need to reduce your intake by about 30% or more. ...Read more

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How to lose weight to show muscle that is underneath.

How to lose weight to show muscle that is underneath.

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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How can I lose weight without gaining muscle?

How can I lose weight without gaining muscle?

No guarntee: That you won't build muscle but consider yoga & swimming. In general aerobics would likely create less muscle then weight training. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without building muscle?

How can I lose weight without building muscle?

Eat less.: Or you could try doing a lot of walking. Doesn't burn a lot of calories, but if you are consistent you will be successful. ...Read more

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Is soy milk healthy for someone trying to lose weight?

Is soy milk healthy for someone trying to lose weight?

Not particularly: Like everything else, it is O.K. In small amounts and bad with taking it in large amounts as a "health drink". If you want to lose weight stop all forms of sugar. ...Read more

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What to stop eating to lose weight but prevent muscle loss?

Terrific!: You need to be sure to get enough lean protein daily and reduce your sugar intake, including white, starchy carbohydrates. A weight loss physician can help you decide upon the amount of protein and how to limit your sugars. And don't forget the importance of muscle training to help keep your muscle mass while losing your excess body fat. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could lose weight while gaining muscle?

Can you tell me if I could lose weight while gaining muscle?

Sort of: You can lose fat while gaining muscle, but you may not lose 'weight'. This is because muscle weighs more than fat. So you can lose fat while gaining weight. Do not be worried if you are losing fat but gaining weight. Ignore the scale and instead go by how your pants fit; if they are getting looser, then things are headed in the right direction. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can lose weight without gaining muscle?

Exercise but: Avoid strength training with high weights and low reps. 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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Can you give me a workout plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Can you give me a workout plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Balance: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced, high repetition with lower weights can get faster results. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight without building muscle?

What are the best ways to lose weight without building muscle?

Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All have been successful for many. ...Read more

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Is it better to lose weight with cardio or with muscle building?

Is it better to lose weight with cardio or with muscle building?

Both: Either type of exercise will burn calories and help you lose weight if you have excess fat. However, if you build muscle, keep in mind that muscle weighs even more than fat. So, if your goal is to lose weight, you may want to do more cardio than weightlifting. For the long term, doing a combination of both types is the best way to go. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do in my room to lose weight & tone muscles?

What exercises can I do in my room to lose weight & tone muscles?

Body Weight Exercise: Any type of body weight exercise. Burpies would be great. I'm sure there should be plenty of youtube videos demonstrating them. ...Read more

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What to do if I could gain muscle but not lose weight and slim down, help?

Self-Image: I commend you for your desire to gain muscles and slim down.
See your Physician for Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants starting at 1500 Cal/day; Exercise including Weight lifting; push and pull movements of the muscles.
Feel good about your achievements.
It is Not what you eat,
IT IS what is eating you!
See a Therapist for coping with stress ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight while gaining muscle?

What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight while gaining muscle?

You stay the same..: You maintain your weight! If you put on muscle, and keep your weight constant, you have become leaner: this is a constant goal of exercise. You need to get adequate protein, and I usually recommend a blend of weight training with cardio. 4-5 x per week. 45m is optimal! If you maintain a high protein intake but calories, you will lose fat faster, but you will more slowly add muscle. ...Read more

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Please describe a good diet plan and gym plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Please describe a good diet plan and gym plan to lose weight and gain muscle?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. ...Read more

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What kinds of food shall I eat to lose weight and gain muscles at the same time??

To be honest: No particular food or diet will lead to weight loss and increased muscle mass alone. In fact, it's clear that certain people respond better to different macronutrients (like proteins, fats and carbohydrates.) It's difficult to say what type of diet you'll respond best too. It's hard to go wrong with a diet rich in colorful veggies and fruits with some lean meats. ...Read more

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3 meals a day or 6 smaller meals? I'm trying to lose weight and build muscle fast.

3 meals a day or 6 smaller meals? I'm trying to lose weight and build muscle fast.

Six smaller meals: Will help to balance blood sugar but that does not look like an issue for you. The content of the meals is more important. Low casb and higher protein is likely the best way to go. Check w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some healthy ways for a teen athlete to lose weight without losing muscle?

What are some healthy ways for a teen athlete to lose weight without losing muscle?

Carbs and sugars: The trick to losing weight without muscle is to give your body the requisite nutrients and continue to exercise. Eliminating simple carbs, foods with white sugar like donuts, juices and other sweets, can go a long way. Also eliminating fried/ fast foods, foods high in salt, and processed foods. Increasing vegetable and fruit intake, and fiber. For further guidance, consult a nutritionist. ...Read more

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I take 3 glasses of milk a day. Instead, will 3 cups tea a day, help me lose weight?

I take 3 glasses of milk a day. Instead, will 3 cups tea a day, help me lose weight?

Less calories: The tea as a substitute will contain less calories. But what you take in as liquid must be adjusted according to your overall dietary intake and needs so if your goal is to lose weight, an adjustment can be made. Always best to have a comprehensive plan and stick to it. ...Read more

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I am overweight and and I work out. Need help to gain muscle and lose weight at the same time?

That requires: Eating less than you burn off -- 3500 calories to the pound, while doing sufficient exercise to gain the muscle you desire. See a registered dietitian and consider an exercise physiologist or personal trainer if you need them. ...Read more

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If you lose weight only through dieting and little exercise, will you lose all muscle and no fat?

If you lose weight only through dieting and little exercise, will you lose all muscle and no fat?

Depends on diet?: You want to exercise as the sugars stored in muscle as glycogen can be used to provide energy! Also a diet that includes MCT (medium chain triglycerides) like coconut oil or not, provides immediate energy too, while using your glycogen stores first. So you will lose weight faster. Always be under a doctor's care when starting out. So you do it safely. If you eat no protein, you can lose muscle. ...Read more

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Will I be able to lose weight and gain muscle by doing dumbbell excercises and running 2 miles a day?

If you eat properly: Cardio and weight training can help you lose weight, but only if coupled with proper nutrition and appropriate caloric intake to allow safe fat loss and muscle building. A fitness instructor and nutritionist could work with you and develop a plan best for your specific needs, in conjunction with your regular physician's clearance and input. ...Read more

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For getting a six pack do the muscles just strengthing and show up? Or does something else happen? What is a quick way to get a six pack&lose weight?

For getting a six pack do the muscles just strengthing and show up? Or does something else happen? What is a quick way to get a six pack&lose weight?

Six pack abs: To attain six pack abs, you need a combination of abdominal conditioning, aerobic exercise to burn off fat, and strict diet of low fat/high protein/low simple carbohydrates. The appearance of your abominal muscles and the ease at which you obtain them also involves genetics and metabolic level as well. ...Read more

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How to build muscles and lose weight at the gym?

Check this: See: “bulking and cutting - a great way to gain muscle mass” at http://ezinearticles. Com/? Bulking-and-cutting---a-great-way-to-gain-muscle-mass;id=2647475. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more