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What exercises should I do to lose weight and gain muscle?

What exercises should I do to lose weight and gain muscle?

HCG Wt Loss: Hcg weight loss would be the answer to lose weight naturally and faster. One can start adding excercises to focus on specific areas. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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What should I do to gain muscle and lose fat quickly?

What should I do to gain muscle and lose fat quickly?

NO quick: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight and muscles both?

What should I do to gain weight and muscles both?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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What to do to loose weight and gain muscle?

What to do to loose weight and gain muscle?

V weight/ ^ muscle: See: “Bulking and Cutting - A Great Way to Gain Muscle Mass” at http://ezinearticles.com/?Bulking-and-Cutting---A-Great-Way-to-Gain-Muscle-Mass&id=2647475 ...Read more

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What do you suggest I do to gain healthy weight and muscle?

What do you suggest I do to gain healthy weight and muscle?

Listen good!: High protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! you will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more

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What should I do to lose weight fast besides exercise?

What should I do to lose weight fast besides exercise?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What to do to gain weight and build muscle?

Your pseudonym: Chocochip may give you away! good diet is the only resource that we have. There is nothing wrong with being slim. You build muscles through exercising them by weight lifting. ...Read more

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What exercises should I do to lose weight and lose fat on my tummy?

What exercises should I do to lose weight and lose fat on my tummy?

Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose stomach fat, if any. To loose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more

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What can I do to gain healthy weight?

What can I do to gain healthy weight?

Balanced diet: Though some patients augment their intake with high-calorie drinks (ensure) and bars, a cheaper approach would be to eat more nutrient-rich foods that ones enjoys as part of his/her diet. Consulting with a nutritionist would determine if a diet is balanced. In the meantime, following healthy eating guidelines from the cdc would be helpful http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.Html. ...Read more

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What can I do to gain healthy weight?

What can I do to gain healthy weight?

Weight gain: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. Snacking when you are trying to gain weight>. Nuts are high in calories, contain protein & are high in monosaturated fat (almonds). We all should aim for at least 5 servings of veggies. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight and gain fat fast?

What should I do to gain weight and gain fat fast?

Don't go too fast. : Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can could you help me lose weight and not gain muscle?

How to know what exercises can could you help me lose weight and not gain muscle?

Aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise (bike, running, walking) are good to burn calories and loose weight. With this type of exercise you are working out the type 1 (oxidative) fiber and not the type 2 fiber which usually hypertrophies when lifting weight (anaerobic exercise). www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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What are some workouts i can do to lose weight and not build muscle.

What are some workouts i can do to lose weight and not build muscle.

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises should I do to lose weight and tone up?

How to know what exercises should I do to lose weight and tone up?

Get Interested: What kinds of exercises do you like? Do you like gyms? Or the outdoors? You will have more success if you find an exericse routine that incorporates something you like. Some people love rowing or swimming, others team sports. Getting active in any way will start you toward your goals. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I do to tone/gain muscle while losing weight?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Exercise & nutrition: Regular exercise will help you tone & gain muscle. Fat weight loss will occur w/healthy nutrition. Just beware that as you gain muscle & lose fat, your total body weight may not change but your clothes will fit differently (hopefully looser in waist) and you'll notice more energy. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight and bulk up fast?

What should I do to gain weight and bulk up fast?

Fruit and protein: Drink lots of fruit smoothies with natural protein from nuts, beans, whole grains and wild fish like salmon and do body-building exercises. ...Read more

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What happens if I want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

What happens if I want to gain weight and build muscle should I do cardio?

Strength/resistance: If your goal is to gain weight and build muscle, then strength and resistance exercises are the way to go, but keep up with cardio to maintain your cardiovascular health and stamina. ...Read more

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What suggestions do you have to help me lose thigh fat and not gain muscle?

No selective loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more