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Is it possible to lose weight by walking/ jogging 4 miles a day. I keep reading articles saying you do not.

Is it possible to lose weight by walking/ jogging 4 miles a day. I keep reading articles saying you do not.

Depends: That is excellent exercise especially if you did 2 miles twice a day. If you combine that with 6 healthy meals, a good night sleep, and stress reduction and persist at it you certainly are likely to lose weight and gain muscle. Read kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct, 2012 to increase your ability to stay on a healthy path. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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Is it possible to lose weight quickly?

Is it possible to lose  weight quickly?

Fast is not best.: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without exercise?

Some basics.: Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Eat foods with high fiber content. 5 servings of veggies and 4 servings of fruit per day. Stay away from junk food, sodas and alcohol. Insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without exercising?

Exercise: The main way to lose weight is through proper nutrition.Even if you don't exercise much you will still lose weight if your nutrition is solid.Remember, in order to lose just 1 lb in fat, you need to burn 3500 calories through exercise ! ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight fast and efficiently?

Make a sensible : Plan. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without dropping bra size?

Is it possible to lose weight without dropping bra size?

Yes, depending on...: This depends on how much weight you lose and how fat is distributed in your body. If you lose just a few pounds it would probably not affect bra size. If you have large breasts and little weight elsewhere then losing much weight will reduce breast size. If you have fat hips/thighs/abdomen and small breasts then weight loss would more likely come from the fatty areas. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight with diet and no extra exercise?

Absolutely: Diet and behavioral changes are the most important part of weight-loss, however exercise helps lose the fat from the sites that are necessary and to improve the muscle tone and function of the heart and other organs. ...Read more