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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
WHY NOT?: If you are healthy, not obese, no arthritis, then go ahead! particularly, if this activity is enjoyable to you. If you are forcing yourself to do it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Swimming: Swimming is an almost ideal form of exercise as it is good for the cardiovascular system and will not stress the joints the way running does. You can ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Running is fine as long as you are feeling well. Please see a physician to get the high TSH evaluated and treated.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Enke
Dr. Ryan Enke answered
15 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Added the 3 E's: Most running injuries occur due to 3 factors: equipment, environment, and error in training. First make sure you have an appropriate running shoe (equ ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Running: Multiple studies show many benefits from regular running, especially greater fitness, lower all-cause mortality, less heart disease, less stroke, less ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
At least 20 minutes.: Apparently your heart has to be at an appropriately elevated rate for at least 20 minutes to gain cardiovascular benefit. Give yourself a few minutes ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Warm up: Start with warm up exercises. Then you need to increase your lung capacity the best way to do this is swimming. Then increase your running distance a ... Read More
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Dr. John Edwards
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Heavy foods: Best not to eat heavy foods including greasy/fatty high protein (especially if large serving size) large portions usually acidic foods bother ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience in Podiatry
Only over time: Stamina is built up over time by getting your muscles to accumulate more glycogen, increase blood vessel size and number, and having the muscles becom ... Read More
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