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What I Need To Do To Lose Just A Few Pounds And Keep It Off
Healthy lifestyle: 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. At least 8 hours of sleep per night helps. Aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic activity at least 5 days per week ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy foods!: Eat fresh real food, not food from packages or mixes. Organic food, free of pesticides, is ideal. Eat brightly colored fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, use it as a seasoning, rather than the main course. Avoid fried foods and sugar (added sugar, sugared drinks, alcohol, anything with high fructose corn syrup). Shop in the perimeter of the grocery store where the fresh products are located. ...Read more
What to do if I am about to go for my daily 2 mile walk, will I burn off the sausage I just ate and will it mess up my diet?
Possibly: This will depend on the amount of calories in the sausage, and also on how vigorously you are doing your walk, as to whether the walk will successfully burn off all the calories. One sausage shouldn't mess up a diet, but that's going to be entirely up to you and your determination to get back on track. Good luck! ...Read more
Visualize how you’ll: Feel ; look when you’re at your best. Think about what motivated you to lose weight in the first place. Insure calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water/day ; 5 servings of veggies ; 4 servings of fruit per/day. Eat whole grain. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. Work w a trainer ; nutritionist. ...Read more
What to do if i need to lose weight and build muscle in two weeks. How can I do this just from exercise?
2 weeks?: Gosh, you're not giving yourself a very good start here. Reconfiguring your body takes more time than that -- especially if you want the changes to keep accumulating. How much weight do you want to lose, and how much muscle do you want to build? Make your goals clear, then find a good trainer who can help you with an ongoing program. In 2 weeks you'll be on your way to developing good habits! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if my body right, and i just want to know what's a healthy amount of calories to eat a day?
Better: Eat Healthy: Carbs, especially processed so sugars absorbed rapidly, become body fat. Thus best strategy is to eat healthy real foods, hf/lc, not lc/hf as long promoted by medical disease system. (after all health not good for system, e.g. Gastric bypass surgeons treating symptoms of advanced ds.) study: big fat lies, science for smart people, mcgovern's report, dietdoctor, taubes, attia, nusi.Org, lustig, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i know i need to exercise and change up my diet to lose weight and be healthier, but how?
Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
- calorie balance: All weight loss depends on negative calorie balance, either by consuming less or increasing use (exercise). 10 # means neg balance of 35, 000, start with balance of -500 cal/day for goal of 1 - 2 #/week. That is more likely to be kept off. Track you calorie intake, drink plenty of water, get appropriate sleep, exercise. ...Read more
What to do if i want to lose a few pounds im hardly going to use Lipozene mabe only for a week.. Is it safe?
Weight loss: There are many facilities where there are trainers who will help you. From experience of many folks - women and men - a lot enjoy working at the facility. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
I try so hard to lose weight and it's not working I eat less then normal And doing a lot of exercise, but I don't see a good result. What should I do?
Calories: Loosing weight is all about keeping a negative balance in calories. It is easier and faster to loose weight if you are fatter. After several week, your body might try to save calories as a compensatory mechanism to maintain your organs fuctioninng well . Do not panic and keep a negative balance and you will succeed . ...Read more
I would like to lose weight, but it is really hard for me to keep on track eating healthy and excercising how do I l?
It is a matter of wi: You need to create strong will by setting goals and working on them slowly with small changes in your diet and exercise. To change behaviors, it takes one step at a time and keep working on it for 3-4 months. Then it will become a habit. It is a life long discipline, so you have to be patient and set modest goals like cutting out a little bit of food daily so that you can lose 1-2 lbs each month. ...Read more
Not so simple: Exercising in the morning is best because You raise your metabolism and it stays raised throughout the morning and as you become more fit, into the afternoon.The amount of calories you burn depends on how fast you do the same distance. Running a mile in 15 minutes does not burn the same energy as running it in five minutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jeffs Steps: 1. Set realistic, quality of life goals. 2. Surround yourself with supportive people and avoid enablers. 3. Keep food diary like APP: myfitnesspal 4. Make meal plan, and prepare own meals when possible 5. Start formal exercise regimen; hire trainer based on your budget. 6. Get adequate sleep 7-9 hrs 7. Don't drink your calories 8. Perform relaxation techniques ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try this: 4-6 small meals (100-200) calories each. When you eat like this, you reduce cravings, keeping your blood sugar level. And thereby consume fewer calories. Plenty of water moderate exercise, plus try a "mom's and tot's" group to have fun with your baby in a group setting of new moms be sure to talk to your physician first to make sure you are able to do these safely for you and your baby. ...Read more
In order to lose weight and stay fit, do I have to be on a diet or is it okay if I just exercise?
Out more than in: In order to lose weight, you need to burn more calories that you eat. In order to stay fit, you need to exercise at least 20-30 min several days a week. Beyond that, it totally depends on what your goals are, where your weight is today and where you want to be. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
What to do if I have gained allot of fat this past year and i want to get rid of it. Would biking be a good way to lose my fat?
Biking is excellent.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. 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. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
Im wanting to lse weight and i need to how to get stared. What would be the best way to do it being that im prediabetic on over weight?
Prediabetic: I have never been comfortable with that term. Either you have diabetes or you don't. If you are overweight you need to go on a diet. The internet is full of information. My preference is "NuVal", a document that lists 100 food and drink items that are easy to understand. A visit to an athletic trainer would not be a bad idea! ...Read more
So i want to lose 10kgs fat and then get really toned so how much and what should I eat in a day and how often do I train at the gym?
So i really want to lose weight but its so hard for me to stop eating junk food and go to the gym. What do you suggest?
Will power: There is no substitute for that. You need to change your habits. Period. ...Read more
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