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Doctor insights on: 20 Minute Treadmill Workouts

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Would 20 minutes a day cycling at 125bpm still improve fitness?

Would 20 minutes a day cycling at 125bpm still improve fitness?

Yes: Exercise, rest, good nutrition are key for developing a good healthy body. Daily 20 min exercise will help, and is better than sitting on your duffer. Try kicking up the exercise time slowly so that you are up to 45 minutes/day. You will feel better. ...Read more

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What burns more calories/fat - jogging 20 min or taichi for an hour?

What burns more calories/fat - jogging 20 min or taichi for an hour?

Calories: Depends on intensity of activity. Running at a 10 min a mile pace vs moderate intense tai chi will burn more calories with one hour of tai chi vs 20 minutes of jogging. ...Read more

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Extreme dizziness/spinning many x per day 2 weeks.Low BP 20 min after 2 hr gym workout 90/72.Slight SOB.See occasional stars/floater.Headache.No meds.

Extreme dizziness/spinning many x per day 2 weeks.Low BP 20 min after 2 hr gym workout 90/72.Slight SOB.See occasional stars/floater.Headache.No meds.

Recommendation : You have a serious symptoms like "extreme dizziness , low blood pressure, SOB" that definitely requires doctor's evaluation. Please make appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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170lb, 5'1 female eating 1000cal a day doing 45min fast pace walk on treadmill 5days a wk. Rate of weight loss?

170lb, 5'1 female eating 1000cal a day doing 45min fast pace walk on treadmill 5days a wk. Rate of weight loss?

1-2 lbs per week: Based on your information, you burn about 1450 calories a day at rest and an additional 220 additional calories per workout. By eating 1,000 calories a day you should lose an average of 1 lb a week if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and up to 2 lbs a week if your lifestyle is very active. ...Read more

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Might i lose 20 pounds through walking on a treadmill?

Might i lose 20 pounds through walking on a treadmill?

Weight loss.: Cardiovascular exercise, including walking on a treadmill, will help you lose weight, yes. You should enact a weight loss relevant nutrition plan as well. ...Read more

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Could sprint running & hiit intervals substitutes weightlifting for fat loss?

Could sprint running & hiit intervals substitutes weightlifting for fat loss?

Sure: Fat loss? Yes! building strength? Less likley hiit is a great way to tone up. Just be sure to not overdo it when starting out, and remember if your going for fat loss abs are made in the kitchen above all. ...Read more

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17 y/o athlete female.resting HR around 65-75,walking up stairs HR 115-120.sometimes resting HR in 90's,pounding,pulsating,walking stairs up 130-145?

17 y/o athlete female.resting HR around 65-75,walking up stairs HR 115-120.sometimes resting HR in 90's,pounding,pulsating,walking stairs up 130-145?

Either U R not in-: -as good shape as U think. It is unusual @ Ur age to have such a change in HR just walking up stairs. I am 74 & running stairs does not get 2 145 or even close, so talk 2 Ur parents & let them kno. U need 2 @ least C Ur PCP 4 a start & get referrals if need B. ...Read more

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Fast breathing & fast heart beats when running, walking or doing any sport.

Fast breathing & fast heart beats when running, walking or doing any sport.

Could be normal.: It could be normal for your heart rate and respiratory rate to increase significantly during exercise and for a little while after you stop exercising. As long as your HR and RR return to normal shortly after stopping sport, then it’s probably fine. ...Read more

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Can rope jumping everyday (almost 1000-1200 jump per day) burn muscle?

Can rope jumping everyday (almost 1000-1200 jump per day) burn muscle?

No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at least 3-4 days a week. ...Read more

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A 30 min doing a jumping jack nonstop can burn 200 calories?

A 30 min doing a jumping jack nonstop can burn 200 calories?

1/2 hr Jumping jacks: Depends on your weight, and the intensity of the jumping jacks. Moderate intensity at 150 lbs burn 153 calories whereas a 200 (pyrethins and piperonyl butoxide) lb individual burns 204 calories. see below http://www.just-health.net/How-Many-Calories-Do-Jumping-Jacks-Burn.html ...Read more

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Is 20 minutes jogging on a treadmill a good enough start?

Is 20 minutes jogging on a treadmill a good enough start?

Yes: If you are healthy enough to jog for 20 minutes on a treadmill, then do this every day with devotion to the point of fanatacism. Yes, this would be a great way to start daily routine of exercising. Simply walking for 20 minutes a day on a treadmill is also great. I prefer my walks outside, but if you prefer the machine, then go for it. ...Read more

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Will an hour of cardio a day (30 min elliptical + 30 min treadmill) and a restricted diet slim my legs down?

Will an hour of cardio a day (30 min elliptical + 30 min treadmill) and a restricted diet slim my legs down?

Spot reducing: Loosing weight in one area, e.g., legs, stomach, etc. doesn't happen well. We loose weight all over our bodies. Exercising your legs will change fat into muscle so they will have more definition and be stronger, which is positive. Above all, aim for overall wellness, stay neat, clean, treat others the way you would like to be treated. That is what makes us truly attractive. Peace & health. ...Read more

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Can I do yoga asanas for about 30-40 minutes after walking on treadmill at 4km/hr for 30 mins ??

Can I do yoga asanas for about 30-40 minutes after walking on treadmill at 4km/hr for 30 mins ??

Most likely yes: If you are otherwise healthy and maintaining adequate hydration (drinking plenty of water before, during, and after exercise), there is no medical reason why this exercise regimen would be harmful. ...Read more

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Is a 20 min swim better than a 30 min brisk walk as a regular workout?

Is a 20 min swim better than a 30 min brisk walk as a regular workout?

More info needed: More info is needed as it will depend on your goals, peak heart rate, your vo2 max, other medical conditions, etc. All things being equal, 30 minutes of continuous exercise is better than 20 minutes of continuous exercise. ...Read more