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How would start an exercise routine?

How would   start an exercise routine?

Prudently: Run it by you health care provider, if you have health problems or are obviously out of shape... Consider a trainer at a gym for help with basic program for strengthening, and endurance.. Consider yoga or pilates for flexibility... That is essential also. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How can I better stick to an exercise routine?

How can I better stick to an exercise routine?

Think about why ...: You want to exercise, not just the physical result but why it is important to you. Some people do it to lose weight and get discouraged because results aren't immediate. But if you feel more energetic or less stressed when you do it, you might be more likely to stick with it. When you think about exercising don't think about the effort, just get to the first step. The rest will take care of itself. ...Read more

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How must I start planning my exercise routine?

How must I start planning my exercise routine?

Depends: Age, joint problems need consideration. Read, "slo burn fitness revolution" by fred hahn. Resistance training done in a novel slow way is the appropriate form of exercise. Aerobic exercise is not metabolically positive and creates a stress response. Brain thinks, life threatening stress with release cortisol and adrenaline. No help for weight loss. For women it causes infertility. ...Read more

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What is a good exercise routine to do at home?

What is a good exercise routine to do at home?

Start slow: Yoga and pilates are excellent flexibility and strengthening exercise. I would also add a form of aerobics. Begin with brisk walks and progress to jogging, if you do not have joint problems. I would encourage you to see a physical therapist or find a certified trainer. ...Read more

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What should I do to improve my exercise routine?

What should I do to improve my exercise routine?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you give me the recommended exercise routine?

Can you give me the recommended exercise routine?

Depends on your goal: An individual's exercise routine will depend on the goal(s) of that individual. A general recommendation, however, would include at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise 4 days a week, light to moderate resistance (weight) training 2-3 days a week, alternating upper body with lower body, and daily stretching for improved flexibility. ...Read more

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What's the best exercise routine that works out the entire body?

What's the best exercise routine that works out the entire body?

No one best: However, there are several routines that target multiple areas of the body. An example would be the crossfit exercise routines which require multiple muscle groups in each workout. ...Read more

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Any recommended exercise routine that can help me sculpt my body?

Any recommended exercise routine that can help me sculpt my body?

It Depends..: ....On your present fitness level, your degree of motivation, and general health profile. Assuming all are high, a program such as p90x (in-home dvds) will cover all bases (routines, nutrition requirements, rest) and can be done within an hour, 6 days/week. Body sculpting is doable but requires discipline, consistency, focus and careful attention to diet. No exceptions! it's worth it! ...Read more

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Why do I feel so awful since i've been working out? I have been taking a one hour spin class twice a week for the past 2 months. Before this, my exercise routine was sporadic. I am 34 years old, and in pretty good shape, and a healthy eater. The pros h

Why do I feel so awful since i've been working out? I have been taking a one hour spin class twice a week for the past 2 months.  Before this, my exercise routine was sporadic.  I am 34 years old, and in pretty good shape, and a healthy eater.  The pros h

Are : Are you eating enough a few hours before your spinning class? If not you may be dealing with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This can cause the symptoms you described. Try eating a meal at least two hours before working out and monitor for effect. Also, consider seeing your doctor for a physical to make sure there are no underlying conditions that are contributing or causing your symptoms. All the best. ...Read more

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Which exercise routine without using weight to get abs?

Which exercise routine without using weight to get abs?

Many Ab Exercises: Will produce great abs...Making them visible, however, is another matter. That's all about aerobic exercise, diet (clean) and calories (not too many of them). The 4 ab muscle groups are: rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, external and internal obliques. Exercises targeting these specifically can easily be found via search. Consistency with aerobics will be key good luck! ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
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Fitness Programs (Definition)

Fitness Programs Exercise and Fitness Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help their patients learn to improve their fitness level and ...Read more