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Put on weight, planning to go to gym. Is gyming ok, will this lead to weighgain after stopped?

Hi, am 23 Years old and i have recently put on weight having as i am having high calory containing food. Now am planning to go to gym to reduce my belly fat . Once the belly fat is reduced i would prefer to go for a long walk. Please tell me if this is an healthy way to reduce my belly fat as everybody are threatening me saying if i stop going to gym i will put on weight badly
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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Firstly, if you are sure that your weight is increasing only because you have increased your food intake, you should modify it. Reduce oily food, have 5-6 small meals in a day, have atleast 3 litres of water everyday to ensure regular bowel movement.

It is true that once you stop going to the gym, you tend to gain more weight than before. So i would suggest a brisk walk for an hour every alternate day, and after a week, every day.

If along with your weight gain, you have symptoms of easy tiredness, less stamina and cold sweat, then go in for a thyroid profile to see if everything is fine.

All the best!
Answered: Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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