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Losing weight with cardio work out - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I have been working out for an hour every day baiscally cardio work outs.. how long do I have to wait to see results in losing weight
Doctor :   i will help you in weight loss
Doctor :   can i ask few relevant questions?
User :   sure

Doctor :   plz provide your age, height, weight, waist circumference
User :   height 172 age 30 weight 93 waist curcum 36+

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to reduce atleast 12 kgs
Doctor :   regarding exercises
User :   yes Iam aware ..
Doctor :   what is your weekly schedule?
User :   I work out 6 dys a week ...primarily jogging outdoors followed by jogging on the tread mill
User :   follwed by 15 mns of on doctors morning walker
Doctor :   ok'
User :   diets are strictly mainntained ..

User :   OATS, skimmed milk lime water ..
User :   chapathi dall salads ..
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   treadmill for how much time?
User :   20 mns
Doctor :   since when are you following the same schedule?
User :   1 month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me make you aware of few facts
Doctor :   weight loss starts on treadmill when you will do it at higher heart rate
Doctor :   which is reached after a activity of 20 minutes
User :   ok .

Doctor :   between 20-30 minutes there will be good burning of calories
Doctor :   after 30 mins there will be burning of fat
User :   ok

Doctor :   the recommendation is to run on treadmill for 30 mins
Doctor :   but not daily
User :   can u give me rooster on exercises
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i will recommend a 5-6 day exercise for you in a week
User :   ok

Doctor :   which consists of cardio, yoga, and calorie burning exercises
Doctor :   you have to do 4 days of cardio exercises, two days of yoga and simple brisk walking or a sport

Doctor :   in cardio exercises there are treadmill, jogging, cycling
User :   i have no clue on the yoga piece ...

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can do simple "aasnas"
Doctor :   "Pranayams"
Doctor :   donot go in complexity
Doctor :   simple meditation is enough
Doctor :   but the idea is to keep spine straight
User :   ok

Doctor :   it will prevent from the neck and lower back pain
User :   got it
User :   what is the normal /average weight loss expected in a month
Doctor :   looking at your weight and height ratio
Doctor :   you can reduce your first 5-6 kgs very fast at a rate of 2 kgs in 2 weeks
User :   ok ...

User :   that sounds interesting
Doctor :   after that there will be a plateau phase
User :   oh ok ..
User :   and why would that be ?
Doctor :   then you will need increased activity to reduce the same amount of weight
Doctor :   that is a body respose
Doctor :   *response
Doctor :   due to adaption
Doctor :   to the physical activity
Doctor :   plz alternate with the activity, like cycling, swimming, treadmill, jogging, brisk walk
Doctor :   or you will be bored and will not be able to continue with it
User :   so it actually depends on me

Doctor :   yes activity is a must but the choice is yours
User :   what if I continue the same working schedule for 6 months ..still wont help ?
Doctor :   you can alternate it so as to maintain tha continuity
User :   ok .. this would help me ... thanks a lot doctor

Doctor :   it is not possible, may be your diet is faulty in that case
User :   yes it has been .. now I am rectifying it slowly ..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   as of now no doctor willlogg in back in some time

Doctor :   I was able to clarify all your doubts?
User :   yes very much ...
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form
User :   sure I will
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes and I have submitted it as well

Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure I will

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