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The Best Type Of Dancing To Lose Weight
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
Fat burner: yes if you exercise and burn more calories than you eat. very easy ...Read more
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