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Any good fitness routines to lose weight at 70?

Any good fitness routines to lose weight at 70?

Depends: Weight loss is difficult, but if you are determined it can be done. Diet along with cardiac exercise is the best way to go. Eat 5 meals a day and cut out the carbs. Don't eat any breads except whole grain. Also cut out all tropical fruit. Start walking so that you can get your heart rate up to around 120 beats per minute for 20 minutes. Biking is not as good losing weight as walking fast. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Weight loss queries/help/advice---is spark.Com good?

Weight loss queries/help/advice---is spark.Com good?

Yes: It's a good free service. If you use the info correctly, it could help with weight loss. Remember the site is sparkpeople.Com, not spark.Com. Spark.Com is a dating site. ...Read more

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What individual sports we'll help me loss weight in healthy way?

What individual sports we'll help me loss weight in healthy way?

Aerobic exercise: Any type of exercise that involves sustained physical activity that is strenuous enough to maintain your target heart rate for 20-30 minutes at a time is considered aerobic exercise and is the preferred way to burn fat effectively. Your target heart rate can be calculated by subtracting your age from 220, then aiming for a sustained heart rate of 55-70% of this. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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Any good online weight loss groups?

Any good online weight loss groups?

Education and suppor: Take shape for life is probably the best program available. Go to my website www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking at things. You can send me a message from the site if you would like to discuss it more. I can be your health coach throughout the program. ...Read more

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Help please! is basketball a good weight loss exercise?

Help please! is basketball a good weight loss exercise?

If you: Do it vigorously for an extended period -- any exercise is better than none. A calorie is a calorie, and the more you burn off and the less you eat, the more you lose. ...Read more

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Does protein shake help in maintaining fit body without weight gain?

Does protein shake help in maintaining fit body without weight gain?

MostlyMarketing, not: health. Best learn how to eat foods not highly processed for profit, addiction, convenience (ie most low fat foods). Healthy human foods are high saturated fats & protein, with very low carbohydrates, esp. processed from grains, fruits, etc. Study: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW http://goo.gl/xWUg3r http://goo.gl/oMgBct http://goo.gl/k8x9LF http://goo.gl/7IyXwY http://bit.ly/2f0HunE http://goo.gl/JH8XBX etc ...Read more

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Can wearing neoprene during exercise boost weight loss..?

Can wearing neoprene during exercise boost weight loss..?

No: All you're doing is dehydrating yourself. there is nothing that helps "Spot burning" or "Spot reductions" such as neoprene around the abdomen to reduce obesity around the belly. All they do is dehydrate you faster, and you need fluid in your body to maintain fat reduction. You can't burn fat if you are dehydrated. ...Read more

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Which sport helps lose weight the fastest? Rugby club or running club or ultimate frisbee?

Which sport helps lose weight the fastest? Rugby club or running club or ultimate frisbee?

Running club: If you really want to lose weight quickly running is helpful. It seems to help people really slim down especially if you run 5 days a week for at least 40 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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Are advertisements about weight loss without exercise true?

Are advertisements about weight loss without exercise true?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more

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Does the calorie shifting weight loss technique work?

Does the calorie shifting weight loss technique work?

It doesn't: Calorie shifting is a totally absurd and scientifically correct technique. It doesn't work, because it can't work. It's based on fad science which is totally false. Real diet restriction and exercise can work, fads don't. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Learn to eat and exercise properly so you can continue it for life. ...Read more

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Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Metabolic Balance: Metabolic balance will give results. Just do not overdo weight loss. Fast weight loss can too quickly release toxins stored in your fat and make you not feel good. ...Read more

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Do new direction weight loss shakes work well ?

Do new  direction weight loss shakes work well ?

I am not familiar: w/that brand but protein shakes in general can be helpful. Just be sure to eat nutritious meals at other times. Ck w/doc about exercise also. Peace and good health. ...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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Fitness or dieting routines online plz?

Fitness or dieting routines online plz?

Check This Out: Have a look a the link below, although i support partnering with others to maintain consistency and focus through either fitness clubs, gym memberships, or in-home dvds: http://www.Foxnews.Com/health/2011/05/20/10-online-workout-programs/. ...Read more

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I'm interested in loosing a tone of weight quickly how much weight would an all meat diet lose?

I'm interested in loosing a tone of weight  quickly how much weight would an all meat diet lose?

Not good: No one can tell you for sure but doing that will 1) introduce extra animal fat into your diet, 2) raise your cholesterol (only found in animal products), 3) deprive your body of essential nutrients not found in meat, 4) put an extra protein load on your kidneys, 5) deprive your liver and brain of sugars which are needed for metabolism. All meat diet is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Yoga for weight loss, good idea?

Yoga for weight loss, good idea?

Yoga: Yes!this is part of a comprehensive program that will help you lose weight.Paying attention to excellent nutrition, regular exercise and correction of hormonal imbalances play a very important part of this program.Under the 'exercise' portion, yoga is very useful, incorporating stretching/strength training and relaxation all in one!it's awesome! ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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Marathoner with weight loss any energy boosting suggestions?

Marathoner with weight loss any energy boosting suggestions?

CARBS!: Runners need to eat plenty of carbohydrates. Weight loss can be other things though so get checked if it doesn't stop! ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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