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Will walking help in weight loss? Please help

Will walking help in weight loss? Please help

Walking and weight: Yes, walking will help w/weight loss but it needs to be brisk walking, not simply strolling along. Start w/a physical exam w/your doc to make sure you are healthy enough to exercise. Ask him/her about a food plan such as a low carb/higher protein food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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Can walking a mile every day good for weight loss?

Can walking a mile every day good for weight loss?

That will help. It: Will burn approximately 100 calories & there is 3, 500 calories per pound. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbs. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercizes. ...Read more

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Can walking and a stability ball enough for weight loss?

Can walking and a stability ball enough for weight loss?

Possibly: If you are decreasing calorie intake, and burning more, you will lose weight. Make sure you walk as fast as you feel comfortable nonstop at least 15 minutes daily. ...Read more

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I am wondering how long do I need to walk before i notice weight loss?

I am wondering how long do I need to walk before i notice weight loss?

A very rough: Estimate is 100 calories per one mile walked & 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I need to walk before i notice weight loss?

For what length of time do I need to walk before i notice weight loss?

Do the walking &: Find out. There are roughly 100 calories per mile walked & 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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How many hours do you have to walk to see weight loss? How long will it take before i see noticeable weight loss?

How many hours do you have to walk to see weight loss? How long will it take before i see noticeable weight loss?

Walking: Walking, or any exercise, is not the main way to lose weight.You will have far more success with excellent nuitrtion , focusing on minimal or no sugary foods.Walking is important for your body but not as important for weight loss.Also , correction of any hormonal imbalance will help you, so important to have this checked ...Read more

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I am 37 years old and i want to be weight loss 5kg. I am just start walking. Please give me a suggestion. Thanks. ..

I am 37 years old and i want to be weight loss 5kg. I am just start walking. Please give me a suggestion. Thanks. ..

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. ...Read more

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I've been walking/ 4 +miles a day to get to 10,000 steps as far as weight loss if I eat will & walk will I lose weight quickly..?

I've been walking/ 4 +miles a day to get to 10,000 steps as far as weight loss if I eat will & walk will I lose weight quickly..?

Loosing weight too: fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20-30 minutes is helpful. Above all, like yourself and others no matter what the scale says. Peace and good health. "Disease Proof" by David Katz provides a healthy blueprint for life. ...Read more

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If i walk 30 minutes daily at 5 km/h, will it be useful for weight loss? And if no, what is the recommended practice to get result?

If i walk 30 minutes daily at 5 km/h, will it be useful for weight loss? And if no, what is the recommended practice to get result?

Distance not time: Walking is an excellent exercise. The speed is not as important as the distance. At 5 km/h for 30 min you will walk about 2.5 km (1.5 mile). Depending on your size, you will burn about 120-180 calories. To lose 1 lb you need to burn 3500 calories. I generally recommend walking 15 miles (24 km) per week in order to lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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


Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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