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How much exercise should I do to lose weight?

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Start with just a few minutes of exercise at a time. Any exercise is better than none, and that helps your body slowly get used to being active.

Your goal is to work up to half an hour most days of the week to get the full benefits from exercise.

If it's more convenient, you can do short spurts -- 10 minutes here, 15 minutes there. Each action by itself may not seem like much, but they add up.

From: Exercise and Weight Loss WebMD Medical Reference

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CDC: "Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight."

American Heart Association: "Living Guidelines for Women: What You Need to Know."

American Diabetes Association: "Weight loss."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 05, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: "Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight."

American Heart Association: "Living Guidelines for Women: What You Need to Know."

American Diabetes Association: "Weight loss."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 05, 2018

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