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Calories and Specific Excercise Training

I have a particular exercise regiment that I currently trying out, and I would like to learn from someone else's thoughts about the number of calories I should ingest, and how much I burning in each ...
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Excercise Band Excerises

I need some advice on safety and resistance band exercises. I have a resistance band, and it is smaller than me because I saw one person doing an exercise in which the resistance band was on their ...
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What are the least awkward freeweight exercises for an obese person?

I want to try freeweights but am very self-conscious and shy. I would like to start with a short routine to get myself used to the freeweight section of the gym. It doesn't have to be optimal in the ...
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Obesity and lifting, is it safe?

Is it safe for obese people to lift weights? When they do lose their weight however, previously obese people can become phenomenal athletes because of how powerful their organs have had to become.
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cardio workout : grading and fat loss efficacy

I weighed 331bs. For last 10+ yrs struggling against obesity. For quite sometime I had been doing cardo 1 hr daily . Here are my questions I read someplace in the past that low intensity - ...
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Got in shape, lost fat & gained muscle, but I'm weaker now. Why?

I decided to finally get in proper shape, and after lots of struggle, I managed it quite well. I lost 30+ pounds of needless fat, and gained several pounds of muscle throughout a few months of serious ...
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Wheelchair users (including levers-powered) and losing weight [closed]

Is it harder for people in wheelchairs to lose weight? The weight poses an extreme hazard to the cardiovascular system, in many cases. What can be done about it? Diet obviously plays a key, but if you ...
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treadmills vs walking

I am 300+ lbs Obelix. Still struggling with Obesity. I am NOT looking for recommendation - "Oh you dont need this ... have you tried this ...tried that ? " I have a precise question. If I spend 2 ...
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Will this method make me lose weight and reach my maintenance goal weight? [closed]

I am guessing that I eat(or ate) too much (before) and that is why I am obese. What I eat include a Asian diet with occasional eating out. It also included regular snacking until about a year ago ...
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Cardio exercies are no longer looking beneficial to lose weight

Five years ago, I had my weight up to 84 kg. I hit the gym continuously for 8 months at that time. Also, I excluded all chapattis and rice from my meals. As a result, I lost almost 10 kg. But after ...
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Protein ,Fat and carbs for vegetarian-obese [closed]

I'm obese . Goal is to lose fat . What are the sources of protein for vegetarian ? I'm currently using Quorn product but range is limited . How about Fat and Carbs , do both need to low ?
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Will taking the stairs daily improve fitness for an obese adult

I'm an obese adult, weighing 316lbs. I have started to try and lose some weight and would like to do something about my fitness levels. I have begun to take the stairs (5 flights) and when I get ...
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weight loss/diet plan help

I need help coming up with a weight loss plan. I hit my highest weight at 290lbs! I got back down to 280 by watching what I eat but I started gaining it back again. I need help! What foods should I ...
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Mom Losing Her Mobility Because of her Weight Gain [closed]

My mom has gained so much weight over the last few years that she's having a really hard time getting around. She's a really great mom, so I don't want to make it sound like she's not as good of a mom ...
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