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What are some exercises to increase heart rate/metabolism to lose weight?

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Ken Starnes
General Practice

In brief: Cardio mostly

The best thing would be to start moderately intense cardio work, such as jogging/biking/walking/swimming and the like.
Light resistance training can help somewhat, as muscle has a higher metabolic need than fatty tissue. And be sure to consult a physician before you begin any new exercise regimen.

In brief: Cardio mostly

The best thing would be to start moderately intense cardio work, such as jogging/biking/walking/swimming and the like.
Light resistance training can help somewhat, as muscle has a higher metabolic need than fatty tissue. And be sure to consult a physician before you begin any new exercise regimen.
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