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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
Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.
Yes, but at your: height, weight and age, you'll have to consider more of a lifestyle change. The major trick to losing weight is to eat less calories than you burn, eat good foods (not junk), drink plenty of water and exercise. There is considerable debate over what constitutes "good" foods, e.g., Paleo vs. low fat diets, but regardless, stick to these basics. You might need to be in a weight loss program. ...Read more
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
Abdominal exercise: This depends on your goal; sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you lose stomach fat if any. To lose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to lose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body. ...Read more
Does abexercises like ab crunches,leg raises,bicycle crunches..& squats increase intra abdominal pressure & break hymen? I m virgin.
Many, and Yes: Zumba specifically contributes to aerobic and core fitness, especially if done consistently and with good form. Adequate rest, hydration, attention to caloric input and nutritional support (macro and micronutrients) are critical to achieving the success and weight loss you want. Regular exercise alone, in the absence of recovery and nutritious, well-timed meals, won't be enough to get you there! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I eat fatty foods can i get muscular my exersise is 30 min cardio 10m weight 20 pull ups 50 knee lifts twenty crunches 100 pushupsAndliftHeavySandBags?
Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)
Warm up vs cool down: Active warm up is ideal prior to intense workouts. Depending upon how aggressive your yoga routine is, it might serve as warm up. With that said, cooling down is also a good idea after intense exercise too. Bottom line, there's no proof that any specific exercise routine is better than another for warm up or cool down, aside from general statements. ...Read more
My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?
What did your OB doc: Say , your OB doc should have explain that in detail to you already so call him or her today ! so they can instruct you, if you were my pt i would say no exercise other than slow walking and no intercourse until you get a followup us in 2-3 weeks tomake sure the cyst is resolving, if it would rupture hopefully not, you could lose the pregnancy, you will have plenty of time later to exercise. ...Read more
As I do abs tightening workouts after post hernia repair(on Jan 2014), how/who will know to measure abs muscle strength? Is there a objective way?
Estimate: It depends on your weight and how long you do them for. But a reasonable estimate is 5 calories per minute of planking. ...Read more
Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises? Will they help with core at all?
Exercise may help: Abdominal and core exercises may help to strenghten the abdominal muscles and as a result may improve diastasis recti. This is not an hernia as there is no defect in the rectus fascia, hence there is no risk of bowel herniation or strangulation. If it persists despite exercises and interferes with your daily activities then you may consider surgical plication of the rectus muscles to each other. ...Read more
Menopausal; just turned 51 on 1/28. Just joined gym on 29th. Working elliptical machine + planks + crunches. Light spotting +cramps on right side.Why?
Overdoing it ?: If you just joined a gym and are doing all those exercises without gradually easing your way into an exercise regimen, you are overdoing it. You may have pulled a muscle, but if you are spotting you should definitely see your gyn if you are menopausal. Any bleeding after menopause is abnormal until proven otherwise. ...Read more
Does doing dead lifts, bench press, squat, shoulder press on daily basis increase testosterone levels? As all include spine activity!
Is Windsor Pilates along with Shwinn Airdyne Biking daily okay for total knee replacement patients?
Are crunches and situps the best core exercises or am i better off doing a variety of core exercises?
Any: Any form of exercise that burns up calories will help you lose weight if combined with a calorie restricted diet. Avoid fat and junk food. See a registered dietitian for help. It takes 3500 calories to burn up one pound that you don't eat. Good luck. Your body will determine where it wants to burn up the fat. All you can do is tone up the muscles under the fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prob ok: Hi is likely ok. Double check with your surgeon though. ...Read more