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Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Best exercise routine to lose fat and gain muscle?

Aerobic + resistance: National guidelines recommend 150 min/wk of moderate or 75 min/wk of vigorous activity and resistance exercise twice/wk. If you want to lose weight you'll probably need to exercise more and eat less. Moderate means you can carry on a conversation while exercising and vigorous means you can't. For more info, check out http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/index.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Evan Altman
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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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Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

There is no best: Weight loss shake as ideally you'd stick to natural unprocessed foods as best as you can. Remember that motility wise, liquids pass through the stomach more quickly than solids and may be less appetite suppressing. Remember in regards to "diet", the best one is the one that you can stick too and control your caloric intake. ...Read more

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How to lose weight it diet and exercise don't work?

How to lose weight it diet and exercise don't work?

Professional: seek the help of a professional who can review your diet and your exercise plan. They are experts in the field and can help you in your approach. There is too much misinformation on the internet and too many people trying to sell you something. ...Read more

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How to lose weight without exercise?

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How to lose weight without exercise?

Exercise weight loss: It is very difficult to loose weight without exercise. Exercise increases your metabolic rate. That enables you to burn more calories. Weight loss is a balance of calories in versus calories out. 500 less calories a day means 1 lb of weight loss at the end of the week. If you aren't going to exercise, it depends entirely on your diet. You could cut out soda, bread, rice, pasta, and get a headstart ...Read more

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How to lose weight without doing exercise ?

How to lose weight without doing exercise ?

It's harder!: Exercise makes losing weight and keeping it off easier, but you don't have to be a "jock." have you been unable to find an exercise you like? If so, remember that walking counts. Building muscle seems to help, as muscle tissue requires more calories. If a physical disability is getting in the way of exercise, talk with your physical therpist about what you can do to exercise safely. ...Read more

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How to lose weight without exercise or doing sports?

How to lose weight without exercise or doing sports?

Eat healthy,eat less: To lose a pound a week, eat 500 calories less a day than you regularly eat. This can be accomplished by increasing your consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables to 5-7 servings a day. Have at least two servings of fruits and vegetables at each meals, and vegetables generally have less calories than fruit. ...Read more

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Best diet to lose weight?

Best diet to lose weight?

One you stick with: Need to have ample protein, decreased calorie intake, spend more calories (increase activity). Consumers reports rated diets recently. Dash diet (diet approach to stop hypertension) is a good one: balanced, ample antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, tasty, easy. Can go online. Lots of others. Some want no guesswork-preordered fixed calorie meals, snacks; ok too. Weight watchers, jcraig work too. ...Read more

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How to stay motivated to lose weight and exercise?

How to stay motivated to lose weight and exercise?

Daily activities: Try making your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Can dieting and exercise reduce weight ?

Can dieting and exercise reduce weight ?

YES!: Absolutely! in fact, the combination of exercise and dieting is the best way to change your health and improve your weight. There are so many other benefits that i could list but overall, i always recommend the combination of improved eating habits and exercise. ...Read more

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How to lose weight with resistance training?

How to lose weight with resistance training?

See below: Resistance training is a good way to add lean muscle mass which will increase your metabolism and burn more calories. Proper diet and cardiovascular exercise mixed with resistance training is the best way to lose weight. ...Read more

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What exercise to do to lose weight quickly?

What exercise to do to lose weight quickly?

No "quick fix": The goal of weight loss should be achieved gradually, not through the latest over-hyped diet or exercise craze. Weight loss can be achieved gradually over time through a combination of dietary changes and a good exercise program. Talk to your doctor if you feel you need medical advice or direction to help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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How to lose weight and maintain that weight effectively?

How to lose weight and maintain that weight effectively?

Must stay in balance: Our bodies are in a simple state of balance. If we eat more calories than we use, we gain weight. If we eat fewer calories than we use, we lose weight. So, people who stay the same weight eat more than they use on some days, and less than they use on other days . . . But it averages out over time, so that they are eating & using the same number of calories. That's why their weights are maintained. ...Read more

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Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Anorexia/Bulimia.: I commend you for your Recovery from Anorexia/Bulimia. Now, the the Wise Woman in you reflect: What stress caused the condition? How was life affected? What helped-your personal determination, support groups, support from family, Therapy, medication? Reasons to lose weight now? What weight would you like to have? Need for Support Groups Please see a Psychiatrist for Therapy, diet, exercise, weight ...Read more

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What are quick and effective exercise routines to lose weight?

What are quick and effective exercise routines to lose weight?

Walking : Start with walking 30 minutes a day, add short sprints when comfortable, and eventually add running when you are capable. Start slow and work up your intensity, speed, and distance over time. Recent groundbreaking study showed that the right food intake is far more important than exercise to meaningful weight loss. ...Read more

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Which is better for weight loss: aerobic exercise or anaerobic exercise?

Which is better for weight loss: aerobic exercise or anaerobic exercise?

Combo: You cannot perform any anaerobic exercise for very long,so you cannot burn many calories this way. Aerobic exercise can be performed for long periods of time when you are properly trained, and can result in weight loss with proper diet and nutrition. Combination is excellent, though not so much for weight loss as for conditioning.You will rev up your metabolism. Perhaps you meant cardio ?Good Luck ...Read more

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Does weight training help lose weight?

Absolutely!: And increasing muscle mass increases resting metabolism. Keep in mind, leanness is the goal! ...Read more

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How to lose weight through diet?

How to lose weight through diet?

Weight loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. BUT - at age 17- do you actually need to lose? ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more