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What kind of exercise should I do to lose weight?

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You can do anything that makes your heart and lungs work harder, such as walking, biking, jogging, swimming, fitness classes, or cross-country skiing. Mowing your lawn, going out dancing, playing with your kids -- it all counts, if it revs your heart.

If you don’t exercise and you’re a man over 45, a woman over 55, or have a medical condition, ask your doctor if you should avoid any types of activities.

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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