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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?

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

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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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1/2 hr mixed exercise 80 pushups 100 crunches and 60 rev crunches and legups 50 how many calories appr i burned?Thanks doctor

1/2 hr mixed exercise 80 pushups  100 crunches and 60 rev crunches  and legups 50  how many calories appr  i burned?Thanks doctor

Calories: This cannot be determined just by the numbers you provided. There are many variables - like speed and time. Also heart rate is also a factor along with how and what position you were in and which muscles groups you used. ...Read more

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59 going on 60 soon wf treadmill 25 minutes. Heart rate 128 didn't decrease for15 minutes. Out of shape? Or something else. Thx

59 going on 60 soon wf treadmill 25 minutes. Heart rate 128 didn't decrease for15 minutes. Out of shape? Or something else. Thx

Annual checkup?: It certainly could be due to being out of shape so i don't want you do be alarmed. However you should see your primary care doctor for a checkup. This should be done before starting any new exercise routine especially once we get over 50. ...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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Are 60 squats , situps , bicep curls enough a day?

Squats depends on-: -how deep you squat & how fast they are done. Situps also depends on whether you are flat or inclined & are you holding a weight while you do them & how heavy. Bicep curls also depend on how much weight you are using & technique. Are you doing a series of three, ,do you rest a lot between sets. If doing sets of 3 you should not be able 2 finish the 3rd, then you are stressing your muscles. ...Read more

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Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Both: heavy exercise or vigorous activities of any kind will help the condition known as cellulite. Cellulite describes the appearance of the tissues and can be avoided by staying at your ideal body weight and staying active. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Does walking at normal speed (a little faster than strolling) helps lose calories? Or does only brisk walking burns calories?

Does walking at normal speed (a little faster than strolling) helps lose calories? Or does only brisk walking burns calories?

Burn baby burn...: All activity your body performs burns calories. Even thinking about burning calories, burns calories. It's just that some activities burn more than others. ...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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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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I'm a 17 yr old teenager n I want build lean muscular body. I practice push ups, pull ups , sit ups n Hindu dips. Doing Hindu dips decreases height?

I'm a 17 yr old teenager n I want build lean muscular body. I practice push ups, pull ups , sit ups n Hindu dips. Doing Hindu dips decreases height?

No: Hindu dips will not decrease your height. You are doing many of the right things to have a healthy boy. Consider adding an aerobic exercise like walking, running, biking or swimming 30-60 minutes a day to your exercise plan. Good health to you. ...Read more

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