Yes if you don't exercise while losing the weight. Join a gym and work-out on those muscles (especially the pecs) which helps the lower back as well. Also weights for to tone up the arms. If you are not male, then 5 lbs. per week is far too much to lose on a weekly basis. The first 4 weeks you could lose 2 lbs - 3 lbs., but after that it's usually 1 - 1 1/2 lbs., if you are doing what a good diet tells you to do. Don't forget, muscle weighs more than fat. Agree with the exercise, but it also depends on your age. As you get older your skin loses its elasticity and doesn't bounce back the way it used to.
If you mean 85 pounds of body weight, it is not possible to lose that amount in one week.
Yes it is because you can get sick from that
No, this is losing an average of 4.2 pounds a week. It is safe to lose 1 to 2 pounds a week. However, the more overweight you are the easier it is to lose weight. I myself lost between 3 and 4 pounds in a week at my heaviest just by cutting 750 calories a day and adding in some light exercise. It is best to consult a doctor if you plan to lose that much weight really quickly. The risk you take in losing it too quickly is saggy skin :(
The best way to try to prevent hanging skin when losing weight is to lose it very slowly. Most people lose too much weight too fast, and their skin doesn't have time to get used to their new weight, giving them loose skin. You should try to lose about 2 or 3 pounds per week, maximum.
Sell your border collie. Losing 3 pounds a week, with exercise, is the most that you can safely lose in a week.
It is safe to lose 1 to 5 pounds a week. Losing more can disrupt normal bodily functions and put strain on the heart.
The safe maximum weight loss is two to three pounds a week - this does not result in baggy skin or dehydration, and will give you a much better chance of keeping the weight off. Eight weeks of losing two pounds each week will end up with sixteen pounds lost.
1 - 2 pounds a week to lose weight is highly recommended. You can lose 8 - 10 pounds a month in a healthy way. Make sure you don't over exercise like you want to lose weight 20 pounds a month because its not a healthy way of losing weight.
No, this is not a realistic goal. You shouldn't loose more than 2-5 pounds a week.
A safe recommendation of weight loss in pounds per week is one or two pounds. Losing such a low, steady amount of weight per week makes it easier to keep the weight off.
To lose 25 pounds in five weeks, one should lose five pounds a week. This is equivalent to losing 0.71 pounds a day.