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Possibly: Even if you are a vegetarian, there are still plenty of foods that cause weight gain. The key is to burn more calories than what you take in. Keep a diary and have a plan, or better yet, seek out a personal trainer or a nutritionist that can help guide you. You may want to also cross-train. Lifting weights is a great way to burn calories if done correctly. ...Read more
Yes, this is a: Great plan. Insure that you hydrate adequately with water. Remember 3, 500 calories = 1 pound. ...Read more
Because you: Eat in-between and eat to excess after your periods of starving. Anorectics also abuse laxative and induce vomiting to cut caloric intake even further, and they do it for months and years, not just hours and days like you do. That's why they develop such severe and often life-threatening illnesses. ...Read more
Absolutely-Depending: The primary controls of body weight: food choices & quantity. Most calories are burned in repairing & maintaining our body, not exercise per-se. See: nusi.Org. 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact body fat over time: the more effort/work you expend (best make it fun so more likely to continue) & what you do most of the time have the most impact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: That said, you will lose close to the same walking as running the same distance. But , running it takes less time. Also, you will still have metabolism going longer after the run than the walk. Now, you may be able to walk farther than you can run, so if you go farther you will burn more calories, even though you spent more time doing it. Your choice. Good Luck. ...Read more
It will help but: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
170lb, 5'1 female eating 1000cal a day doing 45min fast pace walk on treadmill 5days a wk. Rate of weight loss?
1-2 lbs per week: Based on your information, you burn about 1450 calories a day at rest and an additional 220 additional calories per workout. By eating 1,000 calories a day you should lose an average of 1 lb a week if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and up to 2 lbs a week if your lifestyle is very active. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to lose weight. I'm jogging and eating healthier. What's the ideal heart rate while at jogging to lose weight fast? How long each each session?
Congratulations: Congratulations on being motivated. I would suggest focusing on having fun while getting fit. Jog at a pace that makes you feel alive and vital. It should feel like you are making a solid effort, break a good sweat, but don't over-strain. Don't worry about heart rate, etc. Slow and steady weight loss is generally more sustainable than fast. Eat at least 5-8 servings of vegetables & fruits per day ...Read more
5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?
Not healthy: Anorexia is a form of starving the body and should never be looked at as a viable weight loss strategy. It is unhealthy to deprive the body of nutrients and can lead to death. Anorexia requires treatment. Every person with anorexia varies in the speed at which they lose weight but the body will go into preservation mode which may slow down weight loss. ...Read more
6'3 162 pounds. Trying to gain weight/muscle. Eating more calories, working out, use pre workout, then protein shake after. Skip cardio? Just lift?
Usually not fast: It depends on the athlete's fitness level, but generally it takes some time for the body's metabolism to slow down enough to begin putting on weight. ...Read more
Yes, it helps!: First, weight per se is not the holy grail. Leaness is. Exercise helps prevent weight gain, but increases your lean body mass. You will look more toned. Apart from caloric burn from your sporting activities, increasing muscle burns more calories at rest! finally, some people do not lose their "desired weight." but numerous studies (cooper clinic), show that exercising trumps being overweight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but dangerous: 1000 calories per day and an hour of exercise can make for a dangerous situation and this plan is not sustainable. Your body is smarter than you and in a very short time on this regimen it will assume you are starving (which you will be) and slow down metabolism further. Lack of intake will also lead to your body digesting protein (muscle) making your metabolism even less efficient. ...Read more
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