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50k Trail Run Training Schedule
Possibly: Even if you are a vegetarian, there are still plenty of foods that cause weight gain. The key is to burn more calories than what you take in. Keep a diary and have a plan, or better yet, seek out a personal trainer or a nutritionist that can help guide you. You may want to also cross-train. Lifting weights is a great way to burn calories if done correctly. ...Read more
Started exercising. .5 mile walk, .25 mile run. Enough to create cortisol? Had increased PVCs (benign) afterwards. Looking for correlation.
PVC: If the PVCs haven't been worked up... Suggest it should be checked. PVCs occur in certain zones of your heart rate. Do a holter monitor and exercise with it, if not get a HR monitor for exercise. If after work up you don't have any suspicion of blocked arteries... Keep exercising and have fun getting fit. :) ...Read more
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
I added box jumps & hopping up stairs to my workouts. I REALLY enjoy them. I'm 40 & 250 lbs. Should I set a limit to prevent injury? doing 5x10 4 days
Whoa: Jumping at a weight of 250 pounds translated to 500 # of force through the knee. This is not a good idea. When you get your weight down to normal there is less concern. Weight training to build muscle will help strength and weight loss. Jumping may be added for sports specific training, or for agility, but not for weight loss. See a professional for personal training if you want help ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I weigh 218 pounds.How many calories do I burn doing cardio(kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?
Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown in most foods. Small, portable, and worth the money. Do a search on amazon. ...Read more
I have a sports mad son who wants to do strength sessions he is 12.5 loves training i keep reps to 12 plus squats d lifts pull ups press ups is it ok?
After a lower molar tooth extraction surgery w/ bone graft & stitches, when can I go back to a physical job moving tables & chairs & doing stairs?
Returning to work: It all depends how well you are feeling after the surgery. Pain is very subjective. You may be ready to work in a day, while someone else may need more time. Don't overdo it if you are feeling well. Talk to the doctor who did your surgery for any precautions you need to take even if you are doing well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is 20 days preganant able to perform hard exercise like skipping rope treadmil run n ll she feel pain or no?
Yes: Definitely able to perform skipping rope or running on treadmill when 20 days pregnant. Even 20 weeks, pregnant for that matter. Exercise is good in pregnancy and has been shown to decrease pt's risk for excess weight gain, diabetes, high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia, a whole host of pregnancy complications. Definitely a good idea. Most important is just to stay well hydrated! ...Read more
When can i resume swimming, diving and other police training activities after a upper molar bone graft extraction?
Will exercising laid down on a recumbent bike for 30-45mins at 140-160bpm Age 23, male. 4-6 times per week get my endurance up? I want to be VERY fit.
Keep up the regular: exercise but you may want to vary the type of exercise and intensity while incorporating not only cardiovascular workouts of various types with periods of increased intensity during each workout but also include some weight training and flexibility while avoiding overuse injury by being very repetitive or rapidly getting onto an exercise routine without proper planning. Speak to your physician. ...Read more
How many calories do I need to maintain my weight? (5 foot 5.5" and weigh 119 lbs, lightly active/, occasional sedentary during day, run 2.5 mi/night)
Harris Benedict Form: Harris benedict formula: women basal metabolic rate = 655 + (4.35xwt in #) + (4.7xht in inches) minus (4.7xage in years). The calories is the basal amount needed to maintain weight. If you are sedentary, total BMR above x 1.2. Lightly active =bmr x 1.375; moderately active (exercise 3-5 days a week) BMR x 1.55; very active, exercise6-7 days a week, BMR x 1.725; extra active BMR x 1.9. ...Read more
I walk and ride my mountain bike for exercise, recently got back into resistance training, how important is that to an overall exercise program?
5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?
Absolutely-Depending: The primary controls of body weight: food choices & quantity. Most calories are burned in repairing & maintaining our body, not exercise per-se. See: nusi.Org. 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact body fat over time: the more effort/work you expend (best make it fun so more likely to continue) & what you do most of the time have the most impact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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