Questions tagged [weight-loss]

How to lower one's overall mass. Questions are about diets and training programs that improve body composition.

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Which gym is ideal? A gym with warm temperature or a cooler one

It's been about more than a month that I have been going to a gym to lose some weight and build some strength. In general, we have AC in a gym, but in my gym they don't have AC and no ceiling fan, ...
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Why do calories matter for weight gain/loss?

I know this is a basic question but please bear with me. Why is it that total calories consumed matters so much for losing weight or gaining weight, no matter if it’s fat or muscle? Calories ...
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What is the most effective Weightloss Drug? [closed]

What is the most effective weightloss medication for dietary support?
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Aerobic exercise less effective than believed for fat loss?

Along the lines of this question on activity and weight loss, there was a study published in 2016, that essentially found that the body will self adjust, to keep calorie expenditure relatively stable ...
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What can replace the pleasure of food? [closed]

I often feel tired with my work, I don't like it, but I have to do it. I also feel my life is full of unhappiness, I can't find any joy expect from food. So when I am sad I eat more. I know this is ...
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Exercises for an overweight person to decrease weight who is also suffering from back ache due to long sitting hours

So I mostly have to sit at a desk for 13 hours a day, even on weekends (I'm an 18 year old student who is a bit over weight too) because of which I have severe back problems. I want to change this and ...
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How refined sugar intake affect the exercise results?

I am doing regular exercise like jogging & stretching from last 3 month to lose extra weight my BMI is 28/29 and lose 2 Kg, I am not following any diet plan. One of friend suggest me to stop ...
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How can I be slim and healthier? [on hold]

i am 25 years old, this year i feel my young day is short, i want to be slim and have a beauty and healthy life. i like try to eat vegetables and fruits to keep diet in my food,I try running and ...
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Losing body fat, carbs, diet and everything

I was planning my diet and something just didn't make sense to me. Most of the articles I've read said carbs are the enemies when trying to lose fat while much more articles also said carbs help to ...
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I have been training for a while and I have stopped losing weight. What's going on?

I started working out about 5 months ago. In the initial stage I lost 5-6kg in the first 3 months. Then my weight stayed the same for the past 2 months. What changes can I do?
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What is the best way to lose weight playing Dance Dance Revolution?

To work out, I play Dance Dance Revolution and similar games. I think it counts as high-interval training, like repeatedly sprinting 400 meter laps: A typical level lasts 90 to 150 seconds, and a play ...
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Does faster heart rate always mean burn of calories?

Let's say I drink a cup of coffee which has strong effect on me my heart rate increases noticeably. Does that mean I would be burning fat even I'm just sitting? Does faster heart rate always equal to ...
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what can I do to overcome my love handles? [duplicate]

I am worried about my Love Handles.They are increasing day by day .Please suggest me some exercise to make them at 0 level.Thanks
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What's the necessity of cardio for fat burning?

I hear all rumors about that only with cardio you will burn fat properly. But why should I do cardio, instead of weightlifting? isn't it all about the caloric deficit? I don't see why I should replace ...
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Walking in order to burn fat

I am currently reading Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism, and there is an interesting chart that shows how if your exercise pace is low (e.g. walking), human body is primarily using body ...
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Does creatine help in fat loss?

Creatine can help in building strength but I am curious if it benefits fatloss as well.
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How should I continue my running training for fat loss

I am 5'8", weigh about 155 lbs. I look rather fit except for my bulky belly. For the past month or so, I have been running on the Planet Fitness treadmill. This week, I managed to run for 30 minutes (...
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my three minute planks do they work?

I am a 65 yr old female. I can hold my planks for nearly 3 min with a quick 10 sec rest in between. Why is my stomach still pouching out.
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I am an Overweight Male and want to get ripped where do I start

I am 23, 6'1", and weigh 212 pounds. I want to get lean by the summer and start a new healthy lifestyle. I play soccer every Sunday and play air-soft or mountain bike every other Saturday. I get ...
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Should I increase the repetitions?

Good day, my routine is as follows: Routine: 10 minutes of warm up. Monday: 200 crunches Tuesday: Arms; 5 exercises of 4X20 Wednesday: Leg: 7 exercises of 4X20 Thursday: Chest: 5 exercises of 4X20 ...
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Is it correct that walking is better than jogging to reduce thighs and inner thighs fats?

I've been doing sport, particularly, walking, for around 1 year. Each day, 7 days per week. I didn't use a specific diet, but I cut eating any sort of sugars during the week, except for weekends, ...
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Look leaner in 45 days

I want to look as slim as possible within 45 days. I know it's a weird question, I want some advice. Currently, I am going to the gym for working out since January. (3-4 days per week). I do cardio ...
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Protein Intake did not work

Past month , I increased my protein intake to 165 grams (I weigh 81 kgs , Male) ,I workout with weights and cardio at the end , and abs every alternate day , but today when I had my body measurements ,...
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Lose Body Fat And Keeping Muscles Problem

I have issue with keeping muscles and losing body fat. When I try to gain I gain 1:1 muscles vs body fat or sometime more fat and same wise versa losing time 1:1. When Looking lose more muscles than ...
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Lower body fat loss using batte ropes?

So I understand that there's no such thing as spot fat reduction. The body loses fat all around when you're doing any type of cardio or compound movements. Does that mean that battle ropes help me ...
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Working out 7 days a week

Is it reasonable to work-out 7 days a week doing strength-training, provided the muscle groups are cycled each day with sufficient rest between each training, or will this be detrimental long-term? ...
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Should I run before weight training or after weight training?

My main goal is to lose fat. I have been struggling a bit to lose it. I want someone’s honest opinion about the topic: Should I run before weight training or after weight training? I read some article ...
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Don't see much difference in size

Been working out for about 2-3 months. Doing stuff like gyming, weights, cardio like running and jogging. Dropped to 93kg from 105. I was about 33% body fat when i was 105, although i'm not sure what ...
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I'am at my goal, now what?

After someone has reached their fitness goal, how should their workout and nutrition plan be altered if they no longer wish to lose weight or build additional muscles? please tell me about this ........
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Lose weight in half month

If we have to lose 5 to 7 kg weight in one and a half month then which exercise are more effective?
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Is there anyway I can get rid of this “extra cheek” under my bum? [duplicate]

I have had this "extra cheek" since I can remember, and I've always been insecure about it. I try to do squats to get rid of it but I always give up after a week :/ please help me! (https://i.stack....
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How boiled eggs can help in weight loss?

I have not joined the gym for exercise but only walk of 30 to 45 minutes before my breakfast and after the dinner. In breakfast i take a cup of tea with a slice of brown bread, and in lunch a small ...
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How to loose 45kg at old age having arthritis

I know someone who is in her old age, but has low mobility due to arthritis. However, she is extremely overweight and would be best to loose around 45kg (eventually I mean). But considering the age ...
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Experienced runners: How to lose fat during a training cycle

Calling all experienced runners. Please advise me as to how I can lose body fat during a training cycle. It seems to be a difficult caloric balance to maintain to train for performance while trying ...
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How to overcome shyness at the gym and start seeing results?

I'v been on a diet for around 3 months now (since July) and I joined a gym around the same time. Since then, I've been having a lot of salads and in-taking more protein. I'm starting to see progress ...
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how to know the type of weight increase?

I am 43 years old and 192 cm tall I have been working out (weight lifting) for more than a year I see improvements in my muscles mass and I see significant weight increase (from 95 kg to 112 kg) ...
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Home excercises to burn fat everyday?

I'm living in a hostel right now and they give us a lot to eat, so I'm afraid that in a couple of months I may get a little obese. Because of that I wanted to know if you can give me a set of ...
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Weight training for body re-composition [closed]

I'm 5 '11 183 pounds and about 23% body fat. I'm new to working out and I'd like some help with a weight training (and cardio if needed) program. I'm looking to build on lean muscle mass and lose fat. ...
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Does biking really reduce fats from thighs?

Is biking really reduce fat from thighs and make them not touch ? Or it transform fats from thigh to muscles and so they will stay at the same size ? From this link, it seems that biking is useless: ...
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How do I know whether my diet is good or whether it's total crap?

I'm trying to gain muscle and become fit without getting too pumped up. I've made this diet and my question is, how do I check if my diet is any good? edit 1: My warm meal isn't included but that ...
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Is my exercise routine healthy & how do I improve core strength and shape?

I am Quasar, a newbie here! I am 5' 6 (167 cm) and weigh 81 kgs(178 lbs), 32 years of age. Over the last 8 months, I enrolled for a bachelors course in an open university, for which I had to do some ...
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Does for WeightLoss Raw Garlic and Honey help? If Yes, How? [closed]

For Past 1 month I am reading one common Natural diagnosis for WeightLoss i.e. Honey dipped Raw Sliced Garlic. Following reason they give:- ARTICLE 1 Perhaps Garlic's biggest health benefit is in ...
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How do you actually, physically, lose weight?

When you exercise and/or are on a diet, how does the weight you lose physically leave your body? Is it through defecation, or do you actually burn it somehow?
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Advice on diet and workouts [closed]

I have tried every approach at diet and working out. I have tried 5 small meals, intermittent fasting, keto, high protein, diet breaks, carb reseed, working out every other day, doing workout splits, ...
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Is combined strength and cardio training bad?

TL;DR: Is combining weights and cardio within the same exercise unwise or unproductive? This video talks about cardio during weight training and describes how combining the two in a certain way can ...
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Burning calories by running with break vs without break

I have a question about which way of training would burn more calories. I will try to run as fast as I can for 5m without taking breaks. I will try to run as fast as I can for 1m, then I take a break ...
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Should I change my exercise if walking appears to be doing fine?

I (Male in his 20s, 5'11'') currently weight about 240 Lbs, coming from 320 Lbs at my heaviest. This has largely been achieved through reduction of calories (around 1500-2000 a day, on average) ...
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Building muscle on fat

My first question is factual, while my second question is regarding myself. Is it possible to build muscle on fat? That is, is it possible to build muscle (say ab muscles) underneath your already-...
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Ideal weight pursuing

Long story short. I've been exercising for 4 months (running 20 minutes/day and dumbbell lifting, both things 5-7 times per week) and I've lost 6kg (~13lb); I was pretty proud of the outcome (mainly ...
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Protein intake while intermittent fasting

I have started intermittent fasting and working out.I want to gain muscle and lose fat.So I have decided to take whey protein for the first time, but I'm confused when can I take it as my 16 hours ...