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How to lose weight when morbidly obese

I am a very overweight man at 400lbs (181 kg). I've been told by several doctors that I need to lose weight or else my health will get worse and worse. What exercises are safe for a large person? For ...
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Why is body mass index so widely used to determine ideal body weight?

Given the fact that it doesn’t distinguish between lean body weight and fat weight, why is body mass index so widely used to determine ideal body weight? When I started seriously exercising a number ...
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What happens to people who are sitting 8-10h per day?

I'm a 20 year old girl and I'm an employed programmer. My job consists of so-called "coding" all day long. I don't want to say that I don't get off of the computer at all, but the time I spend doing ...
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Home exercises for training for indoor rock climbing

I like to exercises while watching TV, and don't particularly want to get more home exercise equipment (like a bar or stand). What equipment I have is mostly stuff my wife has used for pilates and ...
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Substitute for squats and squat jumps that put less stress on knees

Are there exercises (or sequences of exercises) which work the same muscle groups as regular squats or squat jumps with comparable intensity, but which put less stress on the knee (are safer for the ...
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How to calculate the Ideal Weight? [closed]

I found some formulas based on height only (like Devine, Robinson, Miller), but I want to calculate the ideal weight based on gender, age and height. Is it possible? If so, which formulas are there ...
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I lost 5 kgs in first 3 months of gym but now i am stuck

I am 21 years 5ft 6in and my weight 80 kg I started gym about 4 months back and lost 5 kgs but now I am stuck I seem to have look slimmer but the scale doesn't move I doing 20 min cardio treadmill and ...
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Does green tea causes weight loss or other side effects? [closed]

I am a 26 year old lean person. I think I have less weight than the normal person of the same age. I know about the use of green tea for loosing weight. I want to ask if I start drinking green tea, ...