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How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

Be consistent.: Cardiovascular exercise is a long-term investment in yourself. With at least thirty minutes of near-daily jogging or swimming, along with a prudent modest-calorie meal plan, you'll lose weight. Remember, the weight loss rate goal is no more than two pounds per week. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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İ have a diet program and now i am 87 kg and i want to be 65kg. How long it takes? İ want to lose weight in a short time

İ have a diet program and now i am 87 kg and i want to be 65kg. How long it takes? İ want to lose weight in a short time

For lasting results: slower is better. Aim for 1/2 up to 2 pounds per week. It takes 3,500 calories burned per pound. The rate that you lose will be determined by how much you consume compared to how much you burn. Take care. ...Read more

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How long can I lose weight by not eating?

How long can I lose weight by not eating?

You need to eat: You need to eat at least 3 times a day. If you really exercise then need to eat more small meals per day, specially a good protein drink-smoothie 1 hr before and after exercise (to provide glycogen- energy and protein for muscle), and hydrate during exercise. Need health protein, fruits (carbohydrate), salads and a positve mental attitude. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight in such a short time?

How can I lose weight in such a short time?

Short is not Best.: 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. 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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How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

Unknown: There are other factors than your weight that play a role in your longevity. However, as far is your weight, keep your bmi (body mass index) within normal range of 18-23. It is based on your weight and height. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

One lb per week : The type of weight you lose is important. You can lose the wrong type of weight (muscle bone and water) or the right type of weight (fat) depending on your program. Healthy weight loss (mainly fat) is usually about 1lb per week, but consult your doctor to figure out what's healthy for you. Your age, sex, current weight, and any illnesses you have factor into your goals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i jog for 20 minutes will i lose weight?

Can you tell me if i jog for 20 minutes will i lose weight?

That can help: Contribute to weight loss. However, calories burned in a day must exceed calories consumed for weight loss to occur. Good luck ! ...Read more

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If i jog for 15 minutes everyday how much will i lose weight?

If i jog for 15 minutes everyday how much will i lose weight?

Weigh loss: That depends on how far you jog in that time, your current weight, what your dietary intake is etc. Don't expect to lose much weight at this rate - but this is much better than no exercise. To lose significant weight, you must be willing to commit to making lifestyle changes. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. ...Read more