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How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more

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


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How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

Walking of weight: Hours! weight loss needs caloric reduction as well! try starting with 30minutes of walking and adding a minute every walk to build up to over an hour. If you are already walking over an hour, carry a back back or weights. ...Read more

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Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Excercise: Walking 4 miles on a treadmill a day will most likely help you lose weight. However, you have to make sure you watch your caloric intake. If you eat a lot more food to make up for the exercise you won't lose any weight and may in the end put more on. The best thing is to eat right along with your exercise. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

How long should I jog or swim to lose weight?

Be consistent.: Cardiovascular exercise is a long-term investment in yourself. With at least thirty minutes of near-daily jogging or swimming, along with a prudent modest-calorie meal plan, you'll lose weight. Remember, the weight loss rate goal is no more than two pounds per week. ...Read more

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I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

Here is the formula.: Walking for one mile can burn about 70-80 calories. So you will need to walk about 2-3 miles daily, for 5 days of each week to lose one pound of weight in 3-4 weeks time. This is a comfortable way of doing it. If you run or jog, you can burn more fat depending on the speed and duration of exercise. But you have to work hard to lose a pound of fat from yr body. But it can be done with persistence! ...Read more

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I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

Helps: But the real answer is diet. Get rid of all the "junk" especially the sweets and sweeteners. Eat only god made food. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?

Depends : Really depends on what you are currently doing. Add 10% each week. That is increasing intensity or duration. Cardio 3 days weights 2 days stretching/yoga 1 day. Rest 1 day each week ...Read more

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Iwould like to loose weightim curently going to the gym but will doing cardio only will make me loose weight or do I have to weights also?

Iwould like to loose weightim curently going to the gym but will doing cardio only will make me loose weight or do I have to weights also?

Cardio exercise: Doing cardio is a great way to lose weight and you do not have to lift weights in order to lose weight. In fact, lifting weights generally builds muscle and that can actually add some weight. However, this isn't necessarily bad because you are replacing fat with muscle. Lifting weights can help tone your arms and legs as well which can help you look better. For pure weight loss, cario is fine. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight if I walk 3 miles a day?

Can I lose weight if I walk 3 miles a day?

Yes: If your calorie intake remains lower than your calories burned. You will burn roughly 100 calories per mile that you walk. ...Read more

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If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

If I walk as exercise everyday and stay around 1300 calories a day, how much weight can I expect to lose in a week? I have 55 lbs to lose.

Weight loss: That will depend on a number of things. How many calories will you be burning per day? It is about (roughly) 100 calories per mile. It takes 3,500 calories to burn a pound. ...Read more

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I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

I am planning to join a gym.What exercise should i do to lose weight? I'm overweight by around 15 kg.At what speed should i run on treadmill?How long?

Remember: Exercise is great and has so many benefits. But for weight loss, the key will be for you to be mindful about reducing your caloric intake. Exercise can help augment caloric restriction. As others have said with excise find something that'll do consistently. In terms of intensity, cardiovascular wise try to exercise at the level that's difficult to hold a normal conversation. ...Read more

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How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

Long as possible: The longer the better. Jumproap is like sprinting; its less of an aerobic exercise, but a good one to do. Keep it up. ...Read more

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How do I lose thigh weight and is there a vitamin to take to lose weight?

How do I lose thigh weight and is there a vitamin to take to lose weight?

AGree w Dr. Hardin: No vitamins or pills will lead to specific fat / weight loss from thighs. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat,stair steps, lunges, ...Read more

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How much should I run to lose weight daily?

How much should I run to lose weight daily?

That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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If i were to decrease my intake to 2000 calories and run a mile everyday , how long will it take to lose 15 lbs?

If i were to decrease my intake to 2000 calories and run a mile everyday , how long will it take to lose 15 lbs?

Too Many Issues - ??: Wt. Daily & see. Calories measured in a calorimeter, not by eating food, very misleading. Likely eat 2, 000 cal/day carb & gain body fat vs. Eat 3, 000 cal/day high fat & loose body fat. Study: big fat lies, calorimeter, science for smart people, mcgovern's report, big fat fiasco, dietdoctor, taubes, attia, lustig, enig, westman, eades, eatingacademy, nusi.Org, glycemic index, glycemic load, hf/lc. ...Read more

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What should I do or eat in order to losr weight?

What should I do or eat in order to losr weight?

Diet and exercise.: Make a permanent change in your diet to lose about 300 calories per day. Increase your aerobic activity to 30 minutes on at lest 5 days per week. Repeat the above all year long and you should enjoy about 50 lb wt loss in 1 year. There is no other magic formula. ...Read more

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How to lose pregnancy weight from tummy and hips?Had ceacrean 40 days ago and still have pain can't do walk or exercise but i need to lose weight fast

How to lose pregnancy weight from tummy and hips?Had ceacrean 40 days ago and still have pain can't do walk or exercise but i need to lose weight fast

Do good for you: Eating healthy foods that are filling but low calorie like vegetables and other high fiber items can be filling and not give you excess weight gain. Move that body any way you can and continue to make efforts to get to walking again. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I eat 1700 calories a day, run 4 miles everyday, do insanity workouts and weight lift, why can't i lose weight? Should i eat more to lose more?

I eat 1700 calories a day, run 4 miles everyday, do insanity workouts and weight lift, why can't i lose weight? Should i eat more to lose more?

Start w/ exam: Start w/ a GP exam targeted at your concern. You have not even mentioned your BMI or history around weight issues. Those will matter. Take this step-by-step and you'll find answers much better than eating 'more'. It may involve eating more of certain things - calories alone are not always the best way to measure intake. Best! ...Read more

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Is a run or long walk enough cardio in a day if i'm trying to lose weight?

Is a run or long walk enough cardio in a day if i'm trying to lose weight?

Depends on caloric: Intake ; desired rate of loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Cal burned must > cal consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site determines cal burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

Intensity N duration: The more intensive the work-out/running and longer time will burn more calories. Alternating between jog/walk/sprint provide good balance of cardiovascular and wt management benefits. Start out easy and increase overtime. Chose methods that fit your lifestyle/work/family--living healthy is a life-time commitment. Eat well/sleep well and exercise regularly. See doc regularly too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Was told I should wear running shoes cause that makes you walk fast and lose weight fast. True?

Running shoes: Shoes are made for a specific activity, walking shoes for walking, running shoes for running. A shoe itself won't make you faster and lose weight . Traing and working out will help with those. ...Read more

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I have a bad back pain dr said I have to lose weight but the provlem is when i walk or a bit run my back pain is with brown spotting can anybody help?

I have a bad back pain dr said I have to lose weight but the provlem is when i walk or a bit run my back pain is with brown spotting can anybody help?

See details: Try swimming or cycling, especially with a recumbent cycle in the gym. Stay on a low carbohydrate diet, control portion size and do not snack between meals and between supper and bedtime. This takes motivation and discipline. ...Read more

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Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk ?

Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk
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Eat less - Do more: Eat about 500 calories less every day. Get a bit more activity every day. If you don't lose weight in a week, then eat less and exercise more. Repeat weekly until you are losing 2 pounds per week. Go for it! ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks after c-section. Spotting a little when I run errands, walk a bit more. Is it safe to start to walk to loose weight?

I'm 5 weeks after c-section. Spotting a little when I run errands, walk a bit more. Is it safe to start to walk to loose weight?

Depends: On how well you are feeling. Also talk to your surgeon about the spotting. If you can tolerate it that will be a good idea ...Read more

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How many miles should I walk(i brisk walk) to lose weight?

How many miles should I walk(i brisk walk) to lose weight?

No standard.: Use an app 4 ur phone & keep up to date so u don't forget, also apps 2 count ur calories 4 each bite, portion u eat, if the daily in/out r = u will stay the same. By adding more exercise & cutting calories so calories out is >than in u win the greater the negative balance the faster u will loose. Adequate diet, protein & hydration r also important. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many miles to walk to lose weight?

Can you let me know how many miles to walk to lose weight?

Miles not the answer: It may help if u do not consume more calories/day. The exercise is good but not enough. U need a healthy diet and b sure u do not increase intake. A structured exercise program as ell as decreased caloric will help. It come of slowly but b patient.And consistent. There r many portable apps 4 phones to keep track of exercise, calories burned as well as calories u consume. Keep log up with exer/bite. ...Read more

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I am curious as to how many miles a day should I walk to lose weight?

I am curious as to how many miles a day should I walk to lose weight?

It is about 100: Calories per mile (give or take). It takes 3, 500 calories to lose a pound. If you make no changes to your diet - the amount you walk will be determined by the desired rate of weight loss. ...Read more

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My mother have tribology. How can she walk to lose weight up to ideal weight?

Confused: Tribology is the science that studies friction, lubrication and wear phenomena. I have never heard of it as a medical condition. Walking is always helpful to promote calorie burning and increasing the metabolic rate. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of walking to burn enough calories. The realistic answer to most weight problems is doing a combination of lower calorie diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Is running a good way to lose weight?

Is running a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Running is an areobic exercise that is quite popular. Be careful about overdoing it and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Is running the best way to lose weight?

Running: Running is a good form of exercise and can definitely help you lose weight. However, it is a high impact exercise and can damage your knees. Any form of cardio exercise that gets your heart rate up is good. Biking (or stationary bike), elliptical machine, rowing, swimming are all great forms of cardio. Maintain your target hr for 30+min to burn fat. Running is fine if your knees can take it. ...Read more

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How to lose weight: should I run for minutes or miles?

You can set goals: By either minutes or miles. Either way is fine. ...Read more

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Why would running be the best way to lose weight fastest?

Well...: Any exercise can help you lose wt, assuming you are not eating more once you start working out. Running is nice because it's pretty simple for most people to do (get some decent or good shoes), and provides a pretty good workout, depending on how vigorously you run. If you have not been regularly exercising, may want to mix up your workout routines on different days. Running =great workout! ...Read more

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Is it really necessary to run a lot in order to lose weight?

Is it really necessary to run a lot in order to lose weight?

Not needed: 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

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What are good ways to motivate me to run in order to lose weight?

What are good ways to motivate me to run in order to lose weight?

ID what matters: To motivate yourself to run to lose weight, identify why it is really important to you. Go beyond the usual because "i want to be healthy" or "i want to look good." ask yourself why do you want those things? How important are they to you? What are you willing to do to succeed? Once you have your answers, develop a process with the help of a professional that will hold you accountable and go for it. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's really necessary to run in order to lose weight?

Is it true that it's really necessary to run in order to lose weight?

No, there are many: Great forms of exercise to chose from. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 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

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Will walking help me lose weight faster than running?

Will walking help me lose weight faster than running?

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

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more