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How To Use Your Own Body Weight 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
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
How close do I need to be to a normal body weight to be a good candidate for liposculpture? Can i get liposculpture if i'm about 40 lbs. Overweight, or do I have to lose weight first?
How shall i lose weight from my thighs. My body weight of 49kg & height is 5'7". I feel my thighs are little heavier according to my body.
Hard to do: It's almost impossible to lose weight from just one body area. You can lose fat and build-up muscle by exercising that area, but muscle adds weight and the muscle in ther area may make it larger than when it was less muscular. Depending on your body type, fat will deposit and break down from general exercise and proper eating. ...Read more
Should i be drinking half my body weight in water in order to lose weight? I weigh 262 and 5'7 now @ 55? I have to get this weight off, so confusing!
Will i lose weight fast by by keeping my carbs to 0.5g & my protein at 1.5g per pound of body weight?
On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.
I will be very: Careful with any weight loss program using natural supplements. When you have dilated cardiomiopathy, treatment require a fine balanced of low sodium diet, fluid intake and medications. Any changes of the above can decompensate the balance and start CHF symptoms. I will talk to your cardiologist and dietitian and do a careful search of the diet. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High fiber foods: Eating high fiber foods is a good way to prevent weight gain and encourage weight loss. This is because high fiber foods have low glycemic index, which does not trigger high Insulin release from the pancreas, which causes the body to store fat. Stay away from white bread or rice, pastries, sodas with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup as they quickly elevate blood sugar levels and Insulin release. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used to be a jogger/weight lifter when i weighed 185lbs. Im 247 now and fat but i really want to get my body back. How do I quickly lose weight?
Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Shoot for two pounds per week of weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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