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How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine

In brief: Exercise

It takes a negative 3500 calories to lose one pound of fat.
I.E. If you exercise each day and burn off 500 calories more that your baseline you will lose a pound a week without changing your intake. However your intake is overall much more important in the weight loss equation.

In brief: Exercise

It takes a negative 3500 calories to lose one pound of fat.
I.E. If you exercise each day and burn off 500 calories more that your baseline you will lose a pound a week without changing your intake. However your intake is overall much more important in the weight loss equation.
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