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recumbent exercise bikes for obese people

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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W#eight loss needed: 1: See a dietitian. 2: Take a look online at "NuVal" for ideas about which food is good, not so good, or bad for you. 3: Please see an athletic traine ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I think any : Excercise is a great start. I would also watch what gets put into your mouth. The good think about the bike is if you are very heavy it doesn't put th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Dangers?: Our physical therapists use recumbent bikes for patients with a history of back problems it gives them more lumbar support we really haven't had any ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Park
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
30 to 45 minutes: The maximum recommended time for aerobic exercise is between 30 to 45 minutes of exercise three to 4 times a week. Also, try to keep your maximum h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Give it a couple day: Lay off the offending exercise, take a day of rest between workouts. Sounds like U just jumped in & gave it all U had. Not the way 2 start. Ease i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Similar: They are very similar. Stationary bikes are more similar to a typical bicycle while a recumbent bike allows you to sit down in a chair with a back. So ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles tendonitis: Yes biking is acceptable exercise. Eccentric contraction or elongation of the gastrocnemius muscle that your achilles' tendon attaches to can help an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
I would say so: But it all depends on how you feel when using it. If it feels good, it may be the best thing you can do for your back. If it makes anything hurt, go ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Probably OK: Aerobic exercise should not worsen an existing hernia or increase the probability of a complication. In contrast, weight lifting and aggressive core ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: yes non weight bearing exercise like swimming pool tub or recumbent bike are good
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawn Clancy
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Quads: Quads.
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