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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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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 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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What are the best ways to lose weight without walking too much or running?

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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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

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Hey. . I wanna lose weight around 20kg .. I prefer running or walking daily for an hour.. Is it good ..Or what should I do ..Please help :-(?

Hey. . I wanna lose weight around 20kg .. I prefer running or walking daily for an hour.. Is it good ..Or what should I do ..Please help :-(?

BOTH: To lose 44# you'll need to commit to a weight program for an extended period of time. Track your diet and exercise since seeing positive improvement is part of the fun! challenge yourself by increasing frequency and intensity of exercise. Exercise at least 4-6 x weekly. Get dna test to determine best diet and exercise for you. A breath test can tell you maximum calories to eat and lose weight. ...Read more

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In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

Intensity N duration: The more intensive the work-out/running and longer time will burn more calories. Alternating between jog/walk/sprint provide good balance of cardiovascular and wt management benefits. Start out easy and increase overtime. Chose methods that fit your lifestyle/work/family--living healthy is a life-time commitment. Eat well/sleep well and exercise regularly. See doc regularly too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Walking and running on a treadmill for 4 mile help me lose weight or I need to do more?

Excercise: Walking 4 miles on a treadmill a day will most likely help you lose weight. However, you have to make sure you watch your caloric intake. If you eat a lot more food to make up for the exercise you won't lose any weight and may in the end put more on. The best thing is to eat right along with your exercise. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Was told I should wear running shoes cause that makes you walk fast and lose weight fast. True?

Running shoes: Shoes are made for a specific activity, walking shoes for walking, running shoes for running. A shoe itself won't make you faster and lose weight . Traing and working out will help with those. ...Read more

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Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk ?

Sir i m a banker .29 of age .In which way i loose my weight running or brisk walk
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Eat less - Do more: Eat about 500 calories less every day. Get a bit more activity every day. If you don't lose weight in a week, then eat less and exercise more. Repeat weekly until you are losing 2 pounds per week. Go for it! ...Read more

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Is running a good way to lose weight?

Is running a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Running is an areobic exercise that is quite popular. Be careful about overdoing it and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Is running the best way to lose weight?

Is running the best way to lose weight?

Running: Running is a good form of exercise and can definitely help you lose weight. However, it is a high impact exercise and can damage your knees. Any form of cardio exercise that gets your heart rate up is good. Biking (or stationary bike), elliptical machine, rowing, swimming are all great forms of cardio. Maintain your target hr for 30+min to burn fat. Running is fine if your knees can take it. ...Read more

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Why would running be the best way to lose weight fastest?

Well...: Any exercise can help you lose wt, assuming you are not eating more once you start working out. Running is nice because it's pretty simple for most people to do (get some decent or good shoes), and provides a pretty good workout, depending on how vigorously you run. If you have not been regularly exercising, may want to mix up your workout routines on different days. Running =great workout! ...Read more

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Vegetarian running 2 miles a day, will i lose weight?

Vegetarian running 2 miles a day, will i lose weight?

Possibly: Even if you are a vegetarian, there are still plenty of foods that cause weight gain. The key is to burn more calories than what you take in. Keep a diary and have a plan, or better yet, seek out a personal trainer or a nutritionist that can help guide you. You may want to also cross-train. Lifting weights is a great way to burn calories if done correctly. ...Read more

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Could it be a myth that running makes you lose weight?

Not at all: Running can be a great way to get exercise and lose weight, assuming you are not increasing how many calories you eat or drink watch out for sports drinks. Most people don't need to use sports drinks, and many have significant calories. ...Read more

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Is running outside better than the treadmil to lose weight?

Is running outside better than the treadmil to lose weight?

Yes, studies show: Weight loss is greater with all other things being equal. ...Read more

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Which is better for losing weight? Running or walking on a incline

Which is better for losing weight? Running or walking on a incline

Moderate Exercise: There is nothing medicine has to say in regards to your question. The best exercise to lose weight is one that get's your heart rate to about 130 beats per minute and keeps you there for at the least twenty minutes at a time. There would be no difference in efficacy with your two choices above. ...Read more

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Will my running times get faster if i lose weight? Please help me docs!

Will my running times get faster if i lose weight? Please help me docs!

Are you overweight?: Not always - if you lose weight rapidly - you could end up losing a lot of muscle. If you lose a lot of muscle or are ketotic your energy level & running times may decrease. If you are overweight and you lose in a sensible manner than running times may improve. ...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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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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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