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Can you tell me if i ride a stationary bike everyday will i lose weight?

Can you tell me if i ride a stationary bike everyday will i lose weight?

Very likely: If you ride the bike for 30min daily at a level that elevates your heart rate and keep your eating stable, you should lose weight. This loss will increase if you cut,out foods that are not healthy without restriction. An increased time riding would also burn more calories. Healthy weight loss involves slowly changing habits and maintaining the changes. Losing should be from 1/2 to 2lbs weekly ...Read more

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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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What happens if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

What happens if I ride a stationary bike everyday will I lose weight?

That depends: If you burn more calories then you consume - then you should be able to lose weight. ...Read more

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How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

How much time or how far do I have to bike ride to lose weight?

Variable: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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I want to jog. Seems to be the quickest weight loss exercise that's free, but how do I train my breathing?

I want to jog. Seems to be the quickest weight loss exercise that's free, but how do I train my breathing?

Practice/build slowl: It will take time to build your stamina for running.Quick weight loss schemes rarely work and they do not have long term success. If you are serious about losing weight, you will have to be committed to a better lifestyle which includes diet control(eating less and consume less calories)and exercise daily (or at least 5 days/wk).The body/breathing requires time to adjust to more strenous exercise, . ...Read more

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I really want to lose weight... Fast.... Will ramdev's yoga work?

I really want to lose weight... Fast.... Will ramdev's yoga work?

No quick fix: There's no quick fix to sustained weight loss. If you have that mind set, you are doomed to fail and less likely to lose weight long term and keep it off. Think slow and steady, and you are much more likely to succeed in this difficult endeavor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

Long as possible: The longer the better. Jumproap is like sprinting; its less of an aerobic exercise, but a good one to do. Keep it up. ...Read more

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I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

Remember: Exercise is great and has so many benefits. But for weight loss, the key will be for you to be mindful about reducing your caloric intake. Exercise can help augment caloric restriction. As others have said with excise find something that'll do consistently. In terms of intensity, cardiovascular wise try to exercise at the level that's difficult to hold a normal conversation. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight if i love food and hate exercise?

Less food: You need to reduce the amount of food you eat. You may wish to consult your doctor for medication that may help. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/default.htm. ...Read more

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Why should I take time from emphasizing walking/bike riding to do strength training or yoga? Goal is to lose weight.

Why should I take time from emphasizing walking/bike riding to do strength training or yoga? Goal is to lose weight.

Strength training : Builds lean muscle mass which increases your metabolism allowing you to burn more calories for the same workout and you can make weight training a cardio event as well. Yoga can allow you to better focus on your goal while maintaining flexibility with your exercising to help minimize muscle aches and injuries for a well balanced workout of body and mind! ...Read more

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I'm currently trying to lose weight before spring break and i was wondering if planks would help me get to my goals faster?

I'm currently trying to lose weight before spring break and i was wondering if planks would help me get to my goals faster?

Won't hurt: Planks are great core and upper body exercises. However, they will not,help you lose,weight unless you combine them with cardiovascular activity and eating less and more healthily. 30 minutes of moderate cardio 5x weekly and dropping junk food will support the benefits,of,your,planks! ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. can I still lose weight?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose weight, I walk everyday but I don't do any major exercise. can I still lose weight?

Easy as 1-2-3.: Losing weight , simply stated, is a matter of calories in and calories out. If you burn more than you take in, then you will be fine. All other considerations are just putting a fine edge on it. ...Read more

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Unable to join join gym. Can doing boxing/hula hoop on wii fit help lose weight? I am 5'0, 150. Like to lose 20lbs. I have cut back carbs. First week

Unable to join join gym. Can doing boxing/hula hoop on wii fit help lose weight? I am 5'0, 150. Like to lose 20lbs. I have cut back carbs. First week

No gym? No problem!: Many people don't have the time, money, or desire to join a gym. You can be fit without one! but discipline is important. Gym or no gym, you have to do the work. Most workout programs combine stretch, strength training, and aerobic exercise. All the exercises you mentioned are effective. And don't forget about the benefits of walking. Keep it up; you'll get results if you stick with it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?

Depends : Really depends on what you are currently doing. Add 10% each week. That is increasing intensity or duration. Cardio 3 days weights 2 days stretching/yoga 1 day. Rest 1 day each week ...Read more

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What to do if I am fat. if I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

What to do if I am fat. if I also walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines with these pills will lose weight quickly?

To Lose Weight: I commend you for your actions of walk/ride bike & eat lean cuisines Respect yourself. Do not say-I am Fat SAY-I WANT TO BE FIT Do Stair climbing, Hike on a hill, Resistance training program in a Gym Running, Aerobic dancing, Swimming See Nutritionist for 1500 calorie/day diet, gradually decrease It is not WHAT you eat, IT IS WHAT is eating you See a Psychiatrist for coping with stressors, ...Read more

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Hello respectful doctors. Can i know how to loose weight without exercise or going to gym?

Hello respectful doctors. Can i know how to loose weight without exercise or going to gym?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I am over weight. I love to eat but i want to lose weight?

I am over weight. I love to eat but i want to lose weight?

Exercise&diet: You need daily exercises and to reduce intake of calories. You may want to use high fiber diet. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more