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Moving Your Bowels Help You Lose Weight
Yes: Aerobic exercise in the form of dancing will increase caloric burn an excellent and fun way to exercise. Do not allow the scale to be the only measure of success. Aerobic exercise is good for the heart and circulation. Good for over all muscle tone. Good for the lungs. Additionally common positive effect on our frame of mind. ...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
Meat and veggies : Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then increase your Insulin levels. High Insulin levels will impair thyroid metabolism and slow down your metabolism. ...Read more
Can't!: You can tome up and strengthen core muscles of your torso, but you cannot selectively lose weight from only one area of the body. Cut your carb intake if you have an "apple" build, because there are basic metabolic differences, such that apples preferentially add weight to their torsos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You can't spot reduce fat. Abdominal strengthening exercises strengthen the abdominal muscles underlying fat but do little to burn fat. The only way to lose fat is through burning more calories than you consume. This is best accomplished through moderate to vigorous cardiovascular exercise at least 3-4 times per week. ...Read more
What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?
Weight Loss Program: Plan to lose no more than 2 pounds per week. have a no carb breakfast such as eggs and lowfat cottage cheese a high-protein glucose control drink, such as boost or glucerna for lunch and a low-fat dinner. walk 6 miles or run 3 miles per week and do a muscle toning routine as shown here: http://youtu.be/aWLFAAlr_E8 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Losing elsewhere?: Are you losing elsewhere or not losing anywhere? If losing elsewhere, it will be difficult o lose in those areas without specific toning exercises. If you are not losing anywhere then revisit your diet and exercise routines because you are probably not eating properly. ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Exercise : Women have higher body fat than men. However u can increase muscle definition / tone by incorporating a stengthening program in your daily routine. See a qualified personal trainer and dietician who can help you achieve your goals. Good luck! ...Read more
No: The effect on weight of laxatives is only an illusion. You soon gain the little weight lost as soon as your bowels are full again & you regain the body water lost. The best way to lose weight is diet and exercise. Try eliminating snacks or one meal a day or reduce meal portions by 1/4 - 1/3. Add aerobic exercises (30min - 1hr) 3-5 days a week and you will lose weight. Good luck! ...Read more
New Lifestyle: Do not diet, as this really is "die" with a "t". Create a new lifestyle that you enjoy: eating frequent, healthy, tasty small meals, walking everywhere you can, drink lots of water (add squeeze of citrus for flavor), drink tasty tea with zero for pleasure in the day. Join online support (like "the biggest loser") to keep you feeling motivated too! good luck! enjoy how much better you feel daily! ...Read more
Im 17 and i weight 205 please give me an advice to hot to loose weight ! ibeeing doing diets , exersive but can't seem to loose weight . Igain weight !
Nothing new: But try fitbit, a smarphine app. It tracks what you eat and how many calories you spend. ...Read more
Walking and weight: Yes, walking will help w/weight loss but it needs to be brisk walking, not simply strolling along. Start w/a physical exam w/your doc to make sure you are healthy enough to exercise. Ask him/her about a food plan such as a low carb/higher protein food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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