How long should I exercise?

20-40 minutes. You get most benefit by doing moderate intensity exercise for 20 minutes per day. Avoid exceeding 40 minutes/day.

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How long should I exercise per day to lose weight? & how many times per week should I exercise to lose weight?

Exercise. Recommend that calories burned exceed calories in. Drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses per day is important for both hydration and weight control. Try to get in whole foods (fiber) as well as 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Physical activity is essential. At least 8 hours of sleep per night helps. Aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic activity at least 5 days per week. Read more...

In order to lose one lb, I a 5"5 171lb woman how long should I exercise for per day & what kind burns the most fat.?

Exercise 45 mins/day. How much exercise it requires to lose a pound depends upon many variables, including how much you eat, the content of you diet, what kind of exercise you do and how vigorous the exercise, etc., etc. In general, in order to be healthy and maintain a healthy weight, you should exercise at least 45 mins/day. One study found that women lost weight better by exercising in 10 min bouts 6 times a day. Read more...
ItWillTakeAWhile- 3500 calories per pound of fat. Jog a mile, burn about 100 calories. play squash and double it. bicycle and take maybe 2/3. So, you gotta SWEAT but if you overdo it, you'll burn OUT, not fat. And your body adjusts so you have to keep challenging it and you have to fight the hunger but still get proper nutrition. It takes dedication and a bulldog will. You will cry in pain,want to stop. DON'T! Read more...

In order to lose 50lbs in 6 mouths how long should I exercise for? & how many days week?

Unanswerable . Unfortunately this is not how medicine or physicians work. You do not mention how much weight or height you are; there is no mention of diabetes or other debilitating conditions. But, i would get with a good nutritionist and personal trainer who can keep you honest and work you to the maximum of your capability to lose weight. Read more...

How long should I exercise everyday to reduce 2-3 pounds a week?

Depends on exercises. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm. Read more...
Exercise and diet. Only concentrating on exercising can increase muscle mass and promote weight gain if your diet does not change. Based on your current weight and activity levels you would have to reduce your intake of calories to lose weight healthfully. Most professionals agree that if you eat a healthy diet and exercise 3-5 times a week for 20-30 minutes you can lose 1-2 pounds a week and keep it off long term. Read more...
Exercise smart. I'm glad U R setting goals about your health. Get a regular exercise program consisting of activities you can do with your physical abilities. I usually recommend 30-45 minutes of DAILY exercise tailored to my patients age, sex and physical condition. Get going now!! Read more...
Depends. That depends on your height, weight, age, your diet and what type of exercise you want to do. You can go to www.myfitnesspal.com - fill in all these data points and it will help you plan diet and exercise to lose 2-3 lb/week. Read more...

I am 401 pounds. I am trying to lose weight. How long should I exercise. And how much water should drink? And how much calories should I be eating a day?

Do nothing, to start. A 400 pounder is morbid and dangerously obesity. Genetics, emotional trauma usually when young, and a fat encouraging culture are among he causes.The disease affects heart, glandular, musculoskeletal and othe organs. Adversely affect the glandular system, heart, musculoskeletal and other organs. U need a comprehensive medically supervised program. (500 calories less per day = 1 lb wt loss/wk). Read more...
That is difficult. Doing this on your own although noble will likely fail. But to start walk 20 minutes per day and decrease your daily caloric intake by 500kcal for every one pound per week you want to lose. Drink 64 oz of water per day. Good luck. Also, read about the low glycemic diet. Read more...

How long should I stop exercise before breast augmentation surgery?

Exercises before AUG. Each surgeon will have their own pre operative protocols. I ask my patient to refrain from excessive chest muscle use for 1 week prior to sub muscular implant placement.. Read more...
Mild or weight train. Mild exercise can be performed up to the day of surgery but if patients are actively body building or weight training their pectoralis muscles, I often suggest they refrain for three weeks pre-operatively to avoid excessive vascularity of the muscle. After surgery aggressive contraction of the pectoralis may distort the appearance of implants placed under the muscle. http://youtu.be/UKLjD3DQK3U. Read more...