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Lose Weight Baby
Please suggest what foods are good to eat when trying to lose weight (baby weight) and exercising?
Fat burning foods: High water content fruits and veggies, with walking and resistance training. ...Read more
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
Lift weights: Most people have the wrong idea about losing weight. Believe it or not, the best way to lose weight in terms of exercise is actually to lift weights. Here's why: when you lift weights, you build muscle. This muscle is highly active tissue. It burns calories 24/7/365. So when you have more muscle, you burn more calories, and you will find it easier to lose weight. Hope this helps! ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose my baby weight from my son. Before him you think I could lose weight and get back to my normal size?
Use healthy approach: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more
Losing weight: 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. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more
Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
How to lose weight.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Same methods apply: Whether one has delivered or not. 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. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more
Equation: To lose at any time: eat less, exercise more. ...Read more
Best way to lose weight after having a baby back to back? What are ways to motivate myself to do more.
What is the best or easiest way to lose weight after having a baby, if you are already a little heavy to begin with?
Its not easy: There is no easy way to lose weight, be you young, old, pregnant, nonpregnant, recently pregnant, male or female. Calorie expenditure must be greater than calorie intake to lose weight, equal to maintain weight, and if you take in more calories than you use, you will gain weight. Unfortunately, there is no magic or easy way to lose weight despite all the adds on tv, radio, and print media. ...Read more
I'm breastfeeding and im afraid to eat too little because I don't want it to affect my supply but im trying to lose weight. I had my baby 4 1/2 months?
Balanced nutrition: If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight (calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two. Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight. ...Read more
Exercise and Diet: The header explains it all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Keep breastfeeding: "dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories). ...Read more
I would like to know how much exercise is to much? I currently work out 5 days a week for abour 2 hours. I am trying to lose my baby weight I have 2 children 2 and 4yrs and with my son I gained 60+ pounds. I've lost about 55 pounds so far. But im trying t
Keep up: Your good work. You are doing just fine. ...Read more
Breastfeed and walk!: Mothers who successfully breastfeed tend to return to their pre-baby weights faster than mom's who don't. Nature knows what it's doing! breastfeeding coupled with healthy eating and regular exercise is the key. Walking is least strenuous on your body and the most fun for your newborn. ...Read more
Eat healthfully ; be: Physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Exercise and diet: It is not easy, but you need to eat less and exercise more. Goo luck. ...Read more
Depends: Loosing baby weight depends on many factors like, how much weight did tou put on during pregnancy? Are you bread feeding the baby or no? Are you eating balanced diet? Are you doing any sort of exercise? With age metabolism does start slowing down but thirties is a little early for that. ...Read more