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

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Does lifting weights pull back you weight losing process?

I am out of shape(else why would I be here, lol), I weigh 185 pounds, 178cm height(5'9'' I guess). Lately I have been trying to work out and lift some weights for around 4 weeks, but yesterday I was ...
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Is there fat that once gained is permanently there (for example: chin)? [closed]

I gained lot of weight in less than 6 months (about 10kg) because I started taking medicine which as a side effect had higher desire to eat. Now I am losing some weight and am getting closer to ...
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Determining a target for weight loss

I am 5' 5" and weight about 70kg (~154 lbs) and would like to set myself a concrete goal for weight loss, so I have two related questions: How do I determine a suitable target. What is an appropriate ...
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Why can't I lose weight? [duplicate]

I'm a 23 year old woman, 5'8", and 164 lbs. I'm having difficulty losing weight. Am I getting too much protein? Or am I not eating enough? I start my day with a Clif bar (260 cal, 9g protein), have a ...
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How to eat healthy and maintain weight while travelling / being on vacation?

My situation is I am really trying to get very fit and loose weight. When I am home, I am doing really well. I follow a pretty extreme diet, which basically has become a lifestyle. All is well, and ...
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On weight loss diet while lifting

Will lifting weights slow my weight loss? Since muscle weighs more than fat, will I look better but weigh (on the scale) more?
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Best way to lose stomach fat [duplicate]

Anyone know of a daily workout that can get me slim whilst building muscle? I dont mean a full on workout like going to the gym because there is no gym around where i live. I also eat pretty healthy ...
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Workout using only dumbbells to burn fat and build muscles?

I have no time to go to the gym, my house is very small to buy large gym equipments and all I can buy is a set of dumbbells. I have only one hour per day to train. Currently I'm 79 KGs and I want to ...
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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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Sticking it out for longer

I am running to loose weight, I like using the treadmill, I put it on 2% incline and set the speed to 10.0 mph. Now the thing is, I think this is more of a mental barrier than a physical one, I always ...
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calorie restriction connection to muscle building

I am about average weight (145 pounds, 170cm tall) and about 2 months ago I joined gym and doing 1 hour cardio (pretty intense) then 1 hour lifting (targeting each different muscle group, really push ...
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Correct workout regime

I am a complete beginner. I have started with the cardio exercises in the gym. The treadmill, the elliptical stepper and the cycle. On the treadmill I run at 10kmph for 10 minutes. On the cycle I ...
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Wholegrains considered as slow digesting carbs?

For the person who is doing a resistance training with a spot on diet with all the meals weighed and protein and Carb proportions balanced, can grains be the main source of complex carbs, if weight ...
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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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Progressing while losing weight on a low carb diet?

I am trying to lose weight and at the same time build strength. I am 6'2" and 33 years old. I started out at 258 lb about 5 months ago. Now I am at 205 lb, mostly due to switching to a modified Keto ...
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How can I lose weight as a young teenager?

I'm 13 and I am classified as Overweight. I eat healthy,mostly fruits and I always have vegetables with a meal. I go for a 1 hour bike ride with my friends at a fast pace almost daily.I also play ...
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Lower body fat problem [duplicate]

I'm a 22 year old male-175cm height. I was 103kg, but, now I'm 75kg for the past year. I have lost about 27kilos by a diet and exercise program. The exercise was focused on my lower body (like 100 ...
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Does eating meat causes weight gain, even in deficit [closed]

I was told recently that eating meat will cause weight gain. I fail to find any research on this and i call bs, but i am very curious about it. If yes, what would be the amounts (for chicken/fish). ...
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What is the best thing to lose belly fat [closed]

I'm 15 years old, 5'6" and I weigh 140, and want to be 120. Would that be healthy?
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Why is the weight not falling off me? [duplicate]

I am 145 pounds and 170 cm tall & female. Before I started the gym 2 months ago I already had a decent body (no exercise except an occasional walk and used to eat junk food all the time - I was ...
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