If a person cuts 500 cal from their daily diet and performs 45 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per day, they could theoretically see weight loss results of one to two pounds per week for the first 4-8 weeks of their weight loss journey.
How long after doing cardio do you see weight loss results?
Around eight to 12 weeks As a rough guide, you'll probably notice some initial changes in the first four to six weeks, but longer-term changes (what you're working toward) will often take around eight to 12 weeks.
How many cardio days do I need to lose weight?
The more you exercise, the more calories you'll burn. If you're trying to lose weight, you should aim for doing cardio at least five days per week for a total of at least 250 minutes (4 hours, 10 minutes) each week. Contrary to what many believe, you can do aerobic exercise seven days per week.
Will I lose weight if I do cardio first?
The advice below is recommended by the American Council on Exercise. If your goal is better endurance, do cardio before weights. If your goal is burning fat and losing weight, do cardio after weights. If you want to get stronger, do cardio after weights.
How long does it take to lose 20 pounds with cardio?
With that in mind, let's say you exercise five days a week, burning 700 calories each time. That burns an extra 3,500 calories per week. Since there are about 3,500 calories in one pound, it would take you one week to lose one pound and 20 weeks to lose 20 pounds.
Do you lose weight straight after cardio?
You are always burning calories during your workout, but with the “caloric afterburn effect,” your body continues to blast fat and calories long after you've left the gym.