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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

Dr. William Singer
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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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Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Exercise: That will burn about 250 calories per day. The bottom line is that the calories you burn each day will need to exceed the calories that you consume. I heartily encourage you to do that walking Take care. ...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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Will i lose weight if i walk 30 minutes a day at 3mph?

Will i lose weight if i walk 30 minutes a day at  3mph?

Yes unless...: Yes, you will almost certainly lose weight over time unless you increase the amount of calories you are consuming. Unfortunately, many people reward themselves with a cookie or similar treat after exercising and wind up consuming more calories than they burn! ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight by walking an hour a day?

Is it possible to lose weight by walking an hour a day?

Walking off 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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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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What's to be expected? Might walking 2 or more miles a day help me lose weight and how fast?

What's to be expected? Might walking 2 or more miles a day help me lose weight and how fast?

Depends: Loss of weight is only a matter of the amount of calories you intake in a day. Exercise can burn more calories in a day than with no exercise. However drink plenty of water is you plan to limit your calories and especially if exercising. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i cut out fried foods and sweets and walk one hour a day will i lose weight?

Can you tell me if i cut out fried foods and sweets and walk one hour a day will i lose weight?

If: your calories burned are greater than those consumed through out the day - then yes, you are likely to lose weight. Good luck with this endeavor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight by walking/ jogging 4 miles a day. I keep reading articles saying you do not.

Is it possible to lose weight by walking/ jogging 4 miles a day. I keep reading articles saying you do not.

Depends: That is excellent exercise especially if you did 2 miles twice a day. If you combine that with 6 healthy meals, a good night sleep, and stress reduction and persist at it you certainly are likely to lose weight and gain muscle. Read kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct, 2012 to increase your ability to stay on a healthy path. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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