Aa
MedHelp.org will cease operations on May 31, 2024. It has been our pleasure to join you on your health journey for the past 30 years. For more info, click here.
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Best way to loss weight

I am 18  and a little over weight I would feel. we have a gym on my campise and I just dont know what to do when I'm in the gym and when I'm not I dont know what types of foods to eat and what ones to advoid. Any advice people could give would be great. I am looking to get as fit as I can because I am soon to be taking a big step in my life and being fit would start this process wonderfuly!

thank you Boobeary
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Avatar universal
Thank you for your responce! I shall try to get right on that I can not wait to see what I can acomplish.
Helpful - 0
1711789 tn?1361308007
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi there!

If you are aiming at losing weight, it is important to calculate your current BMI and the target BMI. The target BMI should be in a healthy range. The key is to follow a healthy diet plan with a balanced amount of physical activity. A healthy diet should consist of adequate calories according to ones height, weight and physical activity; with adequate amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, little fat and plenty of fruits and vegetables to supply vitamins and minerals. Start with a healthy breakfast, moderate lunch and light dinner. Also keep a track of calorie intake and your work out. At the gym you can begin with light work such as using a treadmill or a cross-trainer. Gradually you may increase the work load. Best results can be obtained with rotating between various activities. You may seek professional help of a dietician or a trainer for the same.
Hope this helps.

Take care!
Helpful - 0

You are reading content posted in the Exercise & Fitness Community

Top Healthy Living Answerers
Avatar universal
Arlington, VA
Learn About Top Answerers
Popular Resources
14 super-healthy foods that are worth the hype
Small changes make a big impact with these easy ways to cut hundreds of calories a day.
Forget the fountain of youth – try flossing instead! Here are 11 surprising ways to live longer.
From STD tests to mammograms, find out which screening tests you need - and when to get them.
Tips and moves to ease backaches
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.