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Will Walking Help Me To Lose Weight And Inches
I am 71 and walk an hour a day plus work out at the gym an hour and 45 minutes twice a week. I cannot lose weight. I am 58 inches tall and weigh 128 ?
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
I m 79 kg height 162 CM female . Im taking levothyroxine .im physically active do cardio and 5km walk . i m losing my inches bt unable to lose weight?
Hypothyroid?: I am assuming you need the levothyroxine because you are hypothyroid, otherwise that is pretty dangerous. Being physically active alone does not mean you will lose weight. You have to also reduce the number of calories consumed. There are many calculators online as well as fitness apps that can help you out. But remember it isnt the weight that matters its how much of that is fat vs muscle. ...Read more
I'm 4'11", and 54 kilos.I want to reduce my weight to 46.Im doing walking 3days a week, please help me to lose weight in 2weeks?
Reduce intake: Do not overdue the rate of weight loss. You can lose a kg or two each week by strictly reducing your dietary intake and increasing exercise, but too much too fast can be harmful. It took you a while to get there. Relax, you will survive a little extra for a slightly longer time. Nobody will love you less for it, and if they do, ignore them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sweat a lot during my morning walks. I walk fast for an hour. Will this excessive sweating help me to lose weight fast?
Any weight: loss from sweating is due to a relative state of dehydration/water loss and will reverse when you rehydrate yourself. Otherwise saunas would be a great weight loss tool. It is the exercise causing the sweating that will burn calories and help with weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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