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How long do you think it would take to lose 20 pounds with little or no excercise? Just low calorie low fat diet?

Sat. Sep 29, 9:28pm

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If you have "only" 20 lbs to lose and it's not the first 20 of, like, 50+ you need to lose and your medical situation and metabolism are fairly normal, a fair guess would be

Man: 2-3 months
Woman: 5-6 months (a month less if you walk 20 mins a day every day)

Saturday, September 29, 2007, 9:40 PM

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Isn't a pound a week considered fairly safe? Any more than that and you are at a greater risk of gaining it back quickly.

Saturday, September 29, 2007, 9:42 PM

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I agree with the previous poster - your best bet is to do a google search for an online calculator that will do the math and break it all down for you.

Now - it is best to lose at a slow rate - somewhere between 1 to 1.5% of your total body weight a week.

Good luck!

Sunday, September 30, 2007, 12:30 AM

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