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Can walking/running up and down stairs make you lose weight?

Can walking/running up and down stairs make you lose weight?

Yes: Any activity that burns calories can help with weight loss. However, without dietary changes it will not have a significant impact. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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 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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Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Losing weight: Running two miles will burn approximately 200 calories. There are 3,500 calories per mile. So - will you be running/ walking regularly? ...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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What are the best ways to lose weight without walking too much or running?

See details: Minimize carbs, control portion size, no fast foods or high calorie snacks, no eating between meals. Without significant dietary changes, nothing will work. ...Read more

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I am confused about how can I lose weight from walking. Doing it daily but no loss?

I am confused about how can I lose weight from walking. Doing it daily but no loss?

Walking: Wondering how long u r walking each day. Recommend walking a little over half hour each time, limiting your calorie intake, and consuming smaller portion meals. ...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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I'm just wondering, if you are disabled and can't walk and are overweight how do you lose weight?

I'm just wondering, if you are disabled and can't walk and are overweight how do you lose weight?

Weight loss: To lose weight when exercise is impractical it is necessary to severely cut calories and to increase metabolic demand, one could cool the environment so that the metabolism needs to increase to compensate for the cool environment. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight through dieting and walking alone? Would it be beneficial for me to go to the gym?

Can you lose weight through dieting and walking alone? Would it be beneficial for me to go to the gym?

Weight loss: Yes you can, although muscle burns more calories and having more muscle from lifting weights will increase metabolism to increase weight loss. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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