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Rujuta Diwekar tells you the best ways to lose weight

Last updated on: April 28, 2014 11:06 IST

Rujuta Diwekar tells you the best ways to lose weight


Celebrtiy dietitian and fitness trainer Rujuta Diwekar took questions from you, our readers!

If you are reading this at your workplaces, chances are you are part of the overworked workforce of this country.

You keep long hours, eat irregularly, exercise rarely and every few months look at your increasing waistline with some amount of displeasure.

How can you lose weight despite keeping long hours you ask?

Rujuta Diwekar joined us today to answer that exact question!

Fitness guru to stars like Kareena Kapoor, Anil Ambani, Sonali Bendre and Konkona Sen Sharma, Rujuta's new book, Don't Lose Out, Work Out, tackles myths and fads about exercises.

Here are some questions she answered:

Jyoti Joshi: I am in mid 30s.

My weight to height ratio is appropriate.

But after my first delivery (8 years ago) I did not do any exercise to reduce the tummy.

Is it possible to try it now and reduce it.

Rujuta Diwekar: You can lose it anytime you want with a good lifestyle -- even eight years later. So why not just do it now?

Nilesh: I am male/37 years old/5'9"/88 kg.

I have a large belly; otherwise I am not that fat.

I have been going to the gym for the last six months and have gone have gone down from 91 to 88 kg.

I do a mixture of cardio and weight training.

What kind of exercise routine do you suggest for me?

I have high uric acid and hence don't want to focus on high protein diet.

Rujuta Diwekar: Forget the height and weight measurements.

Do read Don't lose out, Workout!

Working out is one of the best ways of lowering uric acid.

Avoid long gaps and alcohol.

And milk and milk products are safe to have.

Please click here to read the entire transcript.

Image: Rujuta Diwekar
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/