advertisement
Question
Posted by: Anon. | 2009-04-29

Walking after work

Hello,

as part as my winter fitness plan I would like to increase my walking. Would 30 minutes of walking after work (up and down hill) be suffice to not only maintain weight, but possibly lose weight? My diet is as best as can be considering I don' t have the time or money for healthy foods, lots of fruit and veggies, etc.

Also, suppliments- yay or nay?

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageFitnessDoc

HI there


It may be enough to lose weight - that is unfortunately a question that I can't answer accurately, because there are too many factors affecting it to be able to say yes or no. There is diet, your current weight, the intensity of your exericse training, the volume, the frequence, genetics etc.

So many factors affect it that it is therefore a guess. However, in principle, your suggested change is a good one, and I'd certainly encourage you to do it. It can't hurt, that's for sure, and the possible benefits are large (not just weight loss).

in terms of the diet, you really need to look at it if you're serious about this. You can exercise for hours and hours and achieve nothing if you're not eating well, so that needs to become a priority. And fruits and vegetables are pretty cheap by comparison with proteins like meat and chicken, so cost is not really an excuse. I really think that diet needs to be addressed.
Good luck

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement