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What is a good diet and exercise program for a person to gain weight?

What is a good diet and exercise program for a person to gain weight?

Resistance !: Avoid extreme cardio, but do some. Weight training is necessary to add muscle quickly. Remember, you want muscle, not fat. Get high amounts of protein inside you: 1gram per lb of weight. Avoid useless carbs. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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I was wondering what's a good diet and exercise program to lose weight?

I was wondering what's a good diet and exercise program to lose weight?

Great question: And it deserves a longer answer than space allows. Check out all of the features of this free website: http://caloriecount.about.com/ Sign up for a free account and get started today! ...Read more

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What is a good diet and exercise program for a working mother?

What is a good diet and exercise program for a working mother?

30 mins a day: Exercising 30 mins a day is key even if you have to break it up into intervals. A diet rich in fruits and veggies ( whole foods) is key to getting all that antioxidant power your body craves ...Read more

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Please describe a good diet and exercise program that works to get a six pack?

Please describe a good diet and exercise program that works to get a six pack?

Programs: Like p90, p90x, etc. And several other in-home dvd programs attempt to engage all muscle groups to stimulate growth, increase aerobic capacity and improve endurance. They also offer nutritional guidance and suggestions about hydration & rest, all of which, taken together, are essential to burn enough fat so that one's "six pack" is actually visible! it is worth the effort! ...Read more

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What diet and exercise program is best for me?

What diet and exercise program is best for me?

An MD: Visit might put one's mind at ease. Coexisting medical conditions often require an adjustment of any conditioning program to lower the potential risks. That said, the best program will be the one that will (1) allow for consistent engagement (usually based on one's interest) and that (2) supports the desired goals..Strength, aerobics, endurance, and/or any combination. ...Read more

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What diet and exercise program would you suggest for women with pcos?

Low glycemic: Pcos is associated with high Insulin levels; estrogen dominance. To decrease insulin, eat low glycemic diet. To keep estrogen from worsening, you need to consider decreasing dairy since it comes from pregnant cows with thousands of times more estrogen than humans and eat organic meats when possible exercise helps get your resting metabolism rate checked to understand your calories needed 4 u. ...Read more

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I started a strict diet and exercise program 2 months ago and am seeing little results. I eat 1500 calories a day andwalk 7 miles or do other moderate cardio everyday. I think i lost maybe 10 lbs. What should I do?

I started a strict diet and exercise program 2 months ago and am seeing little results. I eat 1500 calories a day andwalk 7 miles or do other moderate cardio everyday. I think i lost maybe 10 lbs. What should I do?

Results?: Are you trying to lose more weight or redistribute your weight to create more muscle? 1500 cal may be insufficient for your activity level. In that case, your body will store fat and lose muscle mass. If 15500 were too much (doubtful) you'd also be losing both fat and muscle. Best to calculate your bmr+caloric intake needs for your exercise level=your needs. Track on myfitnesspal..Try it! ...Read more

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How many really follow a diet and exercise program since heart bypass surgery?

How many really follow a diet and exercise program since heart bypass surgery?

Unknown: Not entirely known, but who are you fooling if you don't. Better your chances of not getting more surgery, not getting a stroke, angina, heart attack, bypass in your limbs, carotids (go to your brain), feeling better, living better and longer if you get with the program. Oh yeah, don't smoke either. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Program (Definition)

There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make exercising during pregnancy inadvisable. Talk with your health care provider about the exercise that ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more