Hello fellow WebMDers.. I am 21 years old and overweight.I would like to loose up to 50lbs. Recently I have changed to oraganic food options and adding more veggitables and fiber to my diet. I've been walking about 2 miles, 5x per week but am not getting any results. What should I do to kickstart my weightloss? Would love some tips especially if you have Hypothyroidism like I do. Thanks!!
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2 Replies |Watch This Discussion | Report This| Share this:Weight Loss with HypothyroidismHello fellow WebMDers..<br />I am 21 years old and overweight.I would like to loose up to 50lbs. Recently I have changed to oraganic food options and adding more veggitables and fiber to my diet. I've been walking about 2 miles, 5x per week but am not getting any results. What should I do to kickstart my weightloss? Would love some tips especially if you have Hypothyroidism like I do. <br />Thanks!!
Report This| Share this:Weight Loss with HypothyroidismFirst of all I would ensure that you're taking your synthroid as directed by your physician. Same time each day and before eating/drinking anything is typically what's recommended.<br /><br />You're already walking a couple of miles each day which is really good. Perhaps the workout that you're doing isn't challenging enough. <br /><br />I've got a cool 20 minute exercise routine that I've put together for people that are just starting out. All you need are a couple of light dumbbells and a little bit of space.<br /><br />If you're interested, you can find it on youtube at: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHJFVi24wHQ">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHJFVi24wHQ</a> <br /><br />Hope that helps.<br /><br />- Ron
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