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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. Julie Abbott
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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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If I walk an hour a day will I lose weight, even if I don't change my eating habits? Thank you

If I walk an hour a day will I lose weight, even if I don't change my eating habits? Thank you

That depends: You burn about 100 calories per mile that you walk. How fast are you walking? If you walk 3 miles in a day - you can burn about 300 calories. You need to burn about 3, 500 calories to lose one pound. So - it is possible to lose weight if you are burning more calories than you are taking in. ...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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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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So I'm curious if I become a vegetarian and walk 60 to 90 minutes a day, will I lose weight?

So I'm curious if I become a vegetarian and walk 60 to 90 minutes a day, will I lose weight?

Probably: Vegetarianism actually works as a method of weight loss because the stuff you eat doesn't taste as good and there's less tendency to overeat. It's actually a smart move, but if you do become a vegetarian, you'll want to supplement or you'll ruin your health. Your physician is your best guide here. ...Read more

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How can I lose the weight from Lyrica. I walk 5km every day, eat very little and still cant lose weight. It is a great drug. Many Thanks?

How can I lose the weight from Lyrica. I walk 5km every day, eat very little and still cant lose weight. It is a great drug. Many Thanks?

Not easy: Keep a detailed diary of all of your intake for a week or so. You may be eating/drinking more than you realize. After review of the diary, reduce you intake by at least 30%. With increasing age, it is harder to lose weight due to slowing of metabolism.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Will walking on a treadmill for 30 min a day help me lose weight?

Weight Loss: Yes, if the following are also met. You are limiting your total calories to less than 1800 and that your calories consist mostly of proteins (about 60%). And, when you are walking on the treadmill you are moving fast enough to get your heart rate to about 130 beats per minute for the full 30 minutes every day. ...Read more

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Help please! Is eating only 1000 calories a day and walking going to make me lose weight?

Help please! Is eating only 1000 calories a day and walking going to make me lose weight?

Any exercise: Any exercise particularly weight training would help. However a 1000 calorie-diet is difficult to maintain for long and thus you may consider a more moderate approach for long-term benefits. You may lose a lot (mostly from water loss) with this extreme diet but will likely gain even more weight after you stop dieting. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could lose weight just by eating healthy and walking my dog every day?

Can you tell me if I could lose weight just by eating healthy and walking my dog every day?

That could be a good: Start. Recommend that calories burned exceed calories in. Drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses per day is important for both hydration and weight control. Try to get in whole foods (fiber) as well as 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Physical activity is essential. Aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic activity at least 5 days per week ; don’t forget weight training. ...Read more

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I've been walking/ 4 +miles a day to get to 10, 000 steps as far as weight loss if I eat will & walk will I lose weight quickly.?

I've been walking/ 4 +miles a day to get to 10, 000 steps as far as weight loss if I eat will & walk will I lose weight quickly.?

Loosing weight too: Fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20-30 minutes is helpful. Above all, like yourself and others no matter what the scale says. Peace and good health. "Disease Proof" by David Katz provides a healthy blueprint for life. ...Read more

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If I walk 70 min per day back and forth from work (35 min each way) will it help lose weight (along with dieting) Even if I'm not walking very fast?

Great start: Walking to and from work is a great way to start to exercise. Start by walking at comfortable pace. You can increase your speed as tolerated. Walking will help to lose weight along with portion and calorie control. Consider using a wearable that can keep track of your steps. Aim first for 10, 000 steps/day. Best wishes on your weight loss journey! ...Read more

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My BMI is 26.....does wALking for 30 mins a day help mr lose weight and get fit???

My BMI is 26.....does wALking for 30 mins a day help mr lose weight and get fit???

It's good for you: Hi. Walking BRISKLY for 30 minutes daily is very good for you in terms of physical fitness and cardiovascular health. Its effect on weight loss is minimal, but does help. Your BMI isn't far off goal, so with lifestyle changes alone, you may be able to achieve your goal. Good luck and live healthily! ...Read more

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I am sticking to a 1200 calorie a day diet and trying to do a bit of walking each day is that the best way to lose weight?

I am sticking to a 1200 calorie a day diet and trying to do a bit of walking each day is that the best way to lose weight?

Walking as exercise: Yes. If you walk briskly enough to get your heart rate to about 120 to 130 and keep it there for at least 20 minutes daily. Remember walking as exercise does not mean sauntering. It means actively walking to burn off excess fat and sugar. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight. I don't eat much at all and still don't loose nothing, thyroid is fine too. I walk every day and exercise and still nothing help?

How can I lose weight. I don't eat much at all and still don't loose nothing, thyroid is fine too. I walk every day and exercise and still nothing help?

Slow is better.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. 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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I have started to count calories and eat healthy. But I don't exercise at all. Will I lose weight? I walk (at normal pace) at least 3-4 hrs per day.

I have started to count calories and eat healthy. But I don't exercise at all. Will I lose weight? I walk (at normal pace) at least 3-4 hrs per day.

To Lose Weight: I commend you for eating healthy.
Walking at normal pace at least 3-4 hrs per day is exercise. It will help to lose weight.

Let wise Woman within you
• Be Easy on yourself with less expectations
•Feel good about making your muscles move with walking.
•Start slow, gradually increase the pace
•Do stretches and Yoga
•Tone up your muscles
•Have small goals of weight loss of 1-2 lbs/week ...Read more

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If thr only excercise I do is walk one mile a day will I lose weight? I take 500mg of metformin a day for pcos. Do I have to change my diet?

If thr only excercise I do is walk one mile a day will I lose weight? I take 500mg of metformin a day for pcos. Do I have to change my diet?

Min loss w/1mi walk: If your weight has been stable and if your diet does not change, your 1 mile walking per day will cause an extra caloric output of about 100 cal/day. After 35 days you would loose 1 lb. Starting a walking program is great to help weight loss and overall health. To increase your rate of weight loss, you will need to decrease your food intake also. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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