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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight.

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What type of diets are good for losing weight?

What type of diets are good for losing weight?

Lower Calorie: Any diet that has you take in fewer calories than you need will help you lose weight. Weight loss is a very simple equation: energy in (calories) - energy out (exercise)= energy difference. If this number is positive, you lose weight. If it is negative, you gain weight. Everything else is just hype and marketing. ...Read more

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Lose weight (Tip)

Lose weight

Weight loss tip: to lose weight calories burned must exceed calories consumed. ...See more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Eat moderate portions
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Eat a balanced diet
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Minimize or avoid junk food
Once
Avoid fast food
Once
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Daily program diet for losing weight?

Daily program diet for losing weight?

Many options!: If you want a program that works and has meals pre-made for you so you don't have to measure and track calories, I would try Take Shape for Life. I, myself, used this program and lost 60 lb which has stayed off for 5 years. If that's not appealing, then look at www.myfitnesspal.com for ideas. A great book to read on permanent weight control: Dr. A's Habits of Health by Dr. Wayne Scott Anderson ...Read more

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Could I make losing weight easier?

Could I make losing weight easier?

Yes: Often it is about life choices and what you do to help yourself by the types of food you shop for and how much physical activity you are involved in. As well as deciding what your goals are. That often helps with weight loss. Maybe even having someone be your life coach. ...Read more

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Lose weight (Tip)

Lose weight

All weight loss is not the same! there are healthy and unhealthy ways to lose weight. ...See more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Keep track of everything you eat
Daily
Start aerobic exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
Increase exercise as tolerated
60 Min, Once, forever
Early on, visit your primary care physician to check general health
Yearly
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Does following a special diet work in losing weight?

Does following a special diet work in losing weight?

Maybe: Depends on what the "special diet" is and what the status is of your metabolism and lifestyle. There are many factors to be cosidered in losing weight besides your diet. My best advice is to find a certified weight management physician who will be able to provide you with safe answers. ...Read more

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Is it true that spin classes are great for losing weight?

Is it true that spin classes are great for losing weight?

Yes: High intesity, low volume workouts (like spinning) are far superior to low intesity, high volume workouts (like jogging) for weight loss (and cardiovascular health) these high intensity workouts help boost your metabolism and help you lose weight. Long term effects of low intensity workouts is they reduce your sympathetic nervous system tone and slow metabolism. Hence the slow heart rate in runne. ...Read more

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