Weight-loss Surgery Yields Lasting Improvement In Health, Studies Say

Is walking enough for weight loss?

Bariatric surgeon Dr. John Morton, a professor of medicine at Stanford University who was not involved in either study, suggested that the results of more modern bariatric surgical procedures may be superior. He added that reducing the stress of obesity on the body, even if some weight returns, may improve a patient’s long-term health prospects. “Carrying extra weight can carry forth year to year,” said Morton, who is president-elect of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He likened long-term obesity to smoking cigarettes for years, suggesting that the number of years a person remains obese (or smokes) may interact with their degree of obesity (or how much they smoke) to influence his or her likelihood of developing health problems.
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Exercise has many health benefits, but the type of exercise you perform in the gym will influence how many calories you burn outside of it. Running will burn calories, but sprinting or lifting weights will result in more muscle. And the more muscle you have on your body (no — not the “bulky” muscle of bodybuilders), the more calories your body burns just functioning. You Don’t Try Other Forms Of Cardio Now that you know muscle is important to your overall weight-loss goals, it only makes sense that you would want to do the type of training that helps this happen in the least amount of time. So if you’re a lover of slower, longer duration cardio, I have some bad news: “Endurance” running and walking (longer duration, lower intensity) impairs strength and muscle growth, according to research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. What’s more, even if you increase the intensity and run on an incline, cycling is still better for gaining muscle and burning fat, say researchers from Stephen F.
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5 Reasons Running May Not Help You Lose Weight

Vertical yoga is a set of standing Yoga postures, which can be performed before and after a walk.” “Strengthen your calf muscles by performing weight-training exercises, which will make your walk safe and prevent injuries. Exercises like heel raises, quarter squats, lunges can strengthen the muscles involved in your walk. Strong muscles also prevent degeneration of joints.” “Optimum speed while walking is required for you to garcinia cambogia reviews reduce weight. The walk needs to be brisk to raise your heart rate to ‘training’ level. Very often people do not lose weight with walking because they stroll rather than walk with correct intensity . If you can sing a song effortlessly while walking, you need to speed up.
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