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What is the best type of exercise to lose weight?

What is the best type of exercise to lose weight?

Exercise that you do: Regular exercise that is cardiovascular; as in moderate walking, hiking, jogging, swimming, elliptical, or treadmill for example. Starting with what you can do now and being consistent with your time commitment, then you will see results. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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What's the best type of sports to lose weight then maintain the healthy weight? And why?

What's the best type of sports to lose weight then maintain the healthy weight? And why?

Sports: Probably, the best way to loose weight is to do belly dance because you move all parts of your body at the rhythm of the music, better if it has mostly rapid rhythms alternating with short periods of slower rhythms to allow rest and recovery between periods of very active dance. It is fun . Try it. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight without a lot of exercise?

Diet and exercise: The optimal program for weight loss is a combination of dietary changes and regular exercise. Without regular exercise, your body will only burn calories at its rest "metabolic" rate. A program of daily exercise, starting gradually and then increasing, will increase your "basal metabolic rate" or the rate at which your body burns calories. Diets alone will rarely help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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What's the best exercises to lose weight in a gym?

What's the best exercises to lose weight in a gym?

A combination of: Cardio ; weight training. Muscle burns a lot more calories than fat. This combo will also help to increase your metabolic rate. Have a trainer teach you to do each exercise correctly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

Several: Wt loss is a whole body phenomenon.Exercise, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, good contoll of diabetes if a pt has this condition. Otherwise you can certainly tone certain body parts with targeted exercise but wt loss is going to involve burning more calories than you consume to create a caloric defict. It should be done slowly and safely with input from ur dr. ...Read more

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Whats the best kind of exercise to lose your love handles?

Whats the best kind of exercise to lose your love handles?

Dear Love ++: Love handles seem to become a problem in both men and women starting in the early 40's. Hormones change and our body fat distribution changes too. First, i imagine you might be overweight, by losing weight you will lose weight all over including the love handles. Exercise is important. Start by walking, then there are several great classes, dvd's, and trainers that can teach specific exercises. ...Read more

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Is running really the best exercise in order to lose weight?

Is running really the best exercise in order to lose weight?

Yes, but..: The best exercise is an aerobic type of exercise (walking, running, bike, swimming). So, it's not necessarily running but any exercise that raises your heart rate as it help your body burn more calories. The best effects come when you combine this with dietary modifications. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Need to lose weight, the sooner the better. What are the best exercises to lose weight?

Need to lose weight, the sooner the better. What are the best exercises to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you can lose (not everyone does) then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercises or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to lose weight?

What is the best exercise to lose weight?

Agree w Dr. Caplin: Mix it up!! Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) Do both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of exercise to lose weight?

What is the most appropriate form of exercise to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What's the best amount to have as a calorie deficit to aid the fastest weight loss possible?

What's the best amount to have as a calorie deficit to aid the fastest weight loss possible?

Fastest : Weight loss can be attained with starvation which is unhealthy and will result in rapid weight gain once food is initiated. Best approach is healthy lifestyle with gradual weightloss ...Read more

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Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What would be one of the fastest ways to lose weight?

What would be one of the fastest ways to lose weight?

Fast is not best.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. 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

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What is the fastest way to lose weight instead of surgery?

What is the fastest way to lose weight instead of surgery?

Negative balance: Weight loss is achieved by increasing energy/caloric expenditure and decreasing caloric intake, a negative caloric balance. The combination of diet, exercise and/or restrictive surgery procedures all achieve negative caloric balance. If you can't achieve the negative balance, then surgeries are great. Try "my fitness pal" a free app to help you before surgical options. Isometrics burn calories. ...Read more

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How to lose those extra inches(fat) from the body if the weight of the person is normal......cardio can help to lose that??????

How to lose those extra inches(fat) from the body if  the weight of the person is normal......cardio  can help to lose  that??????

Eating habits: Remember that every body, has a different distribution of fat. Even if your weight is normal, it's not uncommon to have fat distributed in a fashion that is undesirable. But besides surgical interventions like liposuction or other noninvasive techniques like CoolSculpting, there is no means of "spot" fat loss. It requires efforts at general weight loss where diet has more influence. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best type of yoga for losing weight and toning body?

Could you tell me what's the best type of yoga for losing weight and toning body?

Yoga: Yoga is a resistence/ counter resistence exercise that balances the body using a variety of techniques. It is very helpful in body tone but it is not as effective as a weight loss program. ...Read more