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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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datasets about variation in human body weight at different times of day [closed]

I need dataset that monitors the variation in human body weight at different parts of day preferably of Indian/South Asian population. I did an comprehensive research and pulled some relevant research ...
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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 ...
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Where do I begin? cut/bulk first? or body recomp?

Alright there are so much information all over the net, and everyone has different opinions. I'm so confused at this point and I don't know how to begin. I'm 27 now, and I used to be overweight. 97kg ...
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What should be my diet and exercise as I am all skinny and having only belly fat? [duplicate]

I am 22 yrs old with a weight of 45 kg and a height of 5'2". I am skinny, but I have belly fat. How can I best fix that with diet and exercise?
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Skinny fat fix - help [duplicate]

I'm skinny fat, currently lean-bulking. My age is 16, and I weigh 62kg with 180cm (136.4 lbs, 5'9"). When I go to the gym (2x/week) I do mostly chest (bench, incline bench, push-ups, etc.) + other ...
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Gaining weight despite diet

I have been logging my food for past month and have constantly ate 750 cal. less than my resting energy. Despite all of this I am gaining weight! Can anyone decode what could be wrong? I have eaten ...
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Effective ways to lose weight and gain muscle

I am a 21 year old male, overweight with BMI 27.6, body fat 21.5%. My goal is to lose weight and gain muscle. I am no expert in fitness so I'm here hoping to gain professional insight. My plan: I ...
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Macros seem way too high?

So I'm an 18 year old woman, 5'5 (166cm) and 171lbs (78kg). I want to lose about 10lbs max, I've been working out for about a year so the weight isn't all fat, I also have some muscle. I work out 3-4 ...
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Diet/exercise plan for lean bulking

I'm currently skinny fat, currently lean-bulking. My age is 16, and I weigh 62kg with 180cm (136.4 lbs, 5'9") Normally, my diet is as follows: On days I workout or if I'm active during the day, I ...
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Why is cheese considered to be unhealthy even though one slice of processed cheese averages at around 50-60cals? [closed]

One reason I can think of is the fact that for the cheese slices that I occasionally buy, 41/50 cals come from fat. But for an overweight person (me) trying to lose weight and eating healthy+working ...
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Question about getting in shape for holiday - diet question!

So I am off on on a sunny holiday in 4 days. I have been hitting a low carb diet for the last 3 weeks and keeping my training up (lift 4 days/ week and cardio 3 times a week). By low carb diet I have ...
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Can calories burn calculated with heart rate? [duplicate]

I am thinking of buying xiaomi band to measure my heart rate to give me my calories burn calculation while burning does anybody have any experience with it? I think xiaomi band can be used as a heart ...
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Diet for Muscle Building and Fat Loss

I'm a 5'10" male at 190 lbs. Some of this must be from muscle, but there is still a significant amount of fat I want to eliminate. I'm doing StrongLifts 5x5, believing that it will give me the muscle ...
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How can I transition from obese to Mesomorph?

I am an obese person and have been working out for about two months now, I’ve been doing 30min cardio and 30 min lifting (usually upper body 3 x 10-12 , 110-130 lbs depending on area). I know that ...
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Lazar Angelov: 90 Days meal plan

On Social sites, I am usually seeing and ad in which a bodybuilder (who happens to be former basketball player) is offering a meal plan for 90 days, which will help to reduce weight and get back in ...
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Short Timeframe Health

I am severely obese - 180cm and 108Kgs for a 21 year old male - approximately 25Kgs above my 'safe' level. Adverse affects are increased tiredness, mood swings, trouble breathing when performing basic ...
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How can I lose weight more effectively with bodybuilding?

I heard something about the simultaneous practice. To the best of my knowledge, it means that one can do some exercises after bodybuilding to lose more fats. Is it true? What is the best way? I'm 81 ...
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Which will produce faster fat loss results in a caloric deficit, myofibrillar or sarcoplasmic hypertrophy?

With all other things equal, such as a caloric deficit of about 15-20% TDEE, ~1-1.2g protein/lb. body weight, approximately the same amount of time spent in the gym, a solid routine, and no cardio, ...
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Can equal burst and rest intervals workout be considered HIIT?

I am resuming training after a long pause. I often do my cardio as follows: 1. 30 seconds of compound movement near max effort 2. 30 seconds of rest or very low-intensity stationary work (like ...
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Buying readymade healthy food

I know these two terms don't go well together but I need advice on how to pick healthy foods that I can simply buy and eat. I hate cooking and I live in a temporary accomodation where the kitchen is ...
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Are protein shakes messing up my weight loss?

I've been losing weight constantly every week through diet and working out 3 days a week. I eat one sensible dinner size portion a day also known as the OMAD diet. Don't get at me saying the one ...
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How do I lose cheek fat? [duplicate]

I am a 15 year old male. I workout and run intensely everyday. I have a very fit body but I can’t lose cheek fat no matter what I do? Is there anything I can do about this. Best, Rowan
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Which Cardio machine is best for speed fat burn process?

I want to know which is best for speed fat burn process. Treadmill Stair mill Rowing Machine Airdyne Spin Bike Jacob's Ladder Skierg ARC Trainer Elliptical 10.Recumbent Bike Please explain it?
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Weight loss conundrum [duplicate]

I want to know how I can lose fat and gain muscle simultaneously. This is my current situation. I have fat chest. I have small arms. Fat stomach. Belly fat in back. I am going to gym four days ...
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How can I improve my diet and exercise routine?

I'm a student who has struggled with my weight since I went off to college, particularly during my sophomore year. I'm a 5'11 male, and I would guess my starting weight as I entered college was around ...
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Am I training too much?

There is this debate, amongst many trainers and professionals, on which is the optimal length of time a natural athlete should be training to increase strength, performance, muscle size, etc. In this ...
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Is this an adequate diet/exercise plan for weight loss?

I'm a 25 year old male currently weighing 235 lbs (~106 kg) and I am 5'9 (~175 cm). For the majority of my life has been sedentary, I have never consistently exercised for any significant period of ...
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How to loose weight when nearly 400 pounds

So as the title says I'm nearly 400 pounds around 380 to get a little closer, I'm 6"4-5' 20 going to be 21 so i feel like that young enough and have no idea what to do. I've tried going for runs and ...
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Jumping rope aka Skipping

I weigh 235 pounds I:e. 107 Kgs. I have started jumping rope for 30 minutes, few exercises for 10 ‘minutes and then 1 hour 6km walk I.e. approximately 4 mile walk per hour. Is this good workout??? I’m ...
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belly fat reduction without losing weight [duplicate]

I have a very lovely body shape and structure but I have belly fat. I have tried doing exercises but I notice I'm reducing in all aspects of my body...my question is that is there anything I can do to ...
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Weight loss on a vegan diet

Just to give you guys some background. I am a 29 year old female and I have always maintained a +-5 pounds from 120 since I can remember and I am 61 inches tall(around 5'1). My diet is a vegan whole ...
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How many calories are burnt while typing on the keyboard?

I apologize if this is not the correct place for this question. If it isn't, feel free to move it! There have been several studies on the amount of calories burnt by clicking a mouse. For instance, ...
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Distinguishing water weight from 'real' weight

How do we determine if we're carrying water weight or real weight? How many pounds of fluctuation we may witness in our weight due to excess water? Asking because I went from 143 lbs to 141 lbs within ...
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Combining HIIT and weights

Hi I am currently doing 4 training sessions per week. Monday: Boxing classes (HIIT) training Tuesday: Weights Wednesday: Weights Thursday: Boxing classes (HIIT) training My body fat percentage is ...
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Should an 18-year-old overweight woman take supplements?

My daughter is 18 years old and overweight. She has decided to join a gym. Would taking any supplements advisable since she has started working out?
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I was wondering why saliva is piling up in my throat? [duplicate]

Every Wednesday, run a mile, and every other day, I run half a mile. Every single time I'm running, a thick saliva forms in my mouth and i can't bare but spit it out! Why is this happening? Spitting ...
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Loose fat, gain muscle simultaneously

I'm a 28 year old man having done weight training on & off for last 5 years, having height 5'11", waist 38" and weight 95 KGs. My goal is to gain muscle and loose fat simultaneously over a long ...
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Is protein shake diet good?

I am 100kg, 196cm tall, 26 y.o, male. I am trying a diet consisting of: Breakfast - Anabolic Protein shake (not mentioning brand intentionally) 564 kCal 53g Protein 81g Carbs 2.6 Fat Lunch - ...
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Goals in order: run faster, lose bodyfat

Some background Male, born 1991, 184 cm, desk job In November 2016 I was about 103kg. Went to a dietitian and began a diet based on healthy balance of foods, breakfast, snacks between meals, food ...
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Safe exercises for whole body with coccydynia?

Doctors say I have coccydynia because i cant sit on hard surfaces and feel pain in my buttocks when I am sitting. I have put a great amount of weight. Doctors say that you need to lessen your weight ...
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Losing weight altough eating normal because of bouldering?

I have always had a bit of fat on my body. I was never fat nor even chubby but always 4-5kg too much on myself. I just thought it to be my genes because my whole life i did a bit of sports. Going ...