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taking a week off in the insanity workout

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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Starting : Starting to exercise is hard on the body especially when you were inactive. It sounds like the "insanity" workout is too stressful on your back. You ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. Cannot diagnose the reason your period stopped. However, if it stopped after you began doing workout insanity with two extra hours per day of p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Overuse : You are over training. You must allow your muscles, joints and other connective tissue to properly heal. Stop training until your symptoms are gone. T ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophie Duriez
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Absolutely! intense exercising does impact the menstrual cycle among other harmful results on your health. Pls check this out: compulsive exercise: ar ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: It won't have any effect on your metabolism. Your metabolism would be stable or increased by continuing your exercise.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Heart Health: Does your walk increase your heart rate to at 115 to 130 beats per minute? Do you maintain this elevated heart rate for a minimum of twenty minutes w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fluids: Could be hypovolemia. Try increasing fluids.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: It's important to have a healthy diet and lifestyle. Losing weight is easy when calories burned are greater than calories taken in.
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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Depends: if the dizziness is gone and you feel stable you should be fine. If not, check with your doctor for an exam. Stay well hydrated and eat the proper nu ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
I : I tend to agree with you. I applaud you for starting your program and doing enough to get past the introductory phase. Since you are motivated but h ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not necessarily: Diet is the only way of losing weight and sugar is the big enemy in all its forms, including sweeteners.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Ok: It is ok to give your.Body a couple of days for rest and recuperation.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Sure: In theory the answer is yes. Weight loss happens when energy expended (i.e. Calories burned) supersedes energy taken in (i.e. Calories eaten). With th ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, unless you eat : Too much. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emmanuel Quaye
30 years experience Family Medicine
Here are some facts: For an athlete, your protein needs vary from 1.2g/kg to 1.7g/kg daily. So, you can take your weight in kilograms, and multiply by 1.2 to see how many ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Starvation: Too little calories- 600 a day, will send your body into starvation mode and may work against your ability to lose weight. You shouldnt have anything ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. Ho ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
12 years experience Dermatology
Steam baths: Steam baths are fine. They may dry out your skin, but other than that they are okay. Like all things, it is important to use the steam room in moder ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
It depends ...: On how much you weigh and how fast you spin or bike. There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Not healthy: Im sorry to tell you, losing a pound a day is not healthy. Losing 7 pounds a week is not healthy either. You body and fluids need to be in balance.You ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's fine: There should be no problem, u do need nutrition soon after exercise anyway, and that timing is right.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Moderation: You can treat yourself on the weekend but remember everything in moderation. Binging will ruin your week of hard work, but a little splurging will no ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Feel before see!: You will begin to fel better, have more energy, nd sleep better with each passing week. As you burn far more calories than you take in via the "added" ... Read More
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