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16 Sep 2011

sticking to a healthy affordable diet
im a 23 ear old male struggling to find a good excercise plan thats easy to stick to on a busy schedule... i''ve tried it but i find that im always on the run and never have time for gym, and because of this busy work schedule of mine, i find myself eating quick and unhealthy foods, sometimes forgetting to eat at all. can anyone help with an effective, affordable eating and excercise plan.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Zucco
Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this page, then on 'Healthy Diets' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increase your energy output by doing regular exercise. If you are too busy to attend a gym, then I would suggest that you buy yourself an old fashioned skipping rope and skip whenever you get a chance. Try to skip for at least 30 min a day - this will help for weightloss and also make you very fit. Start slowly for 5 min at a time and then increase how fast and long you skip as you get fitter until you are doing 30 min in total a day. You will be amazed how easily you can fit in the skipping - no need to go to a gym, no need to buy expensive equipment. Other types of aerobic exercise include cycling and swimming (which you could do over weekends).
Best regards
DietDoc
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