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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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What is the role of potassium during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise?

What is the role of potassium during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise?

Balance: Potassium and sodium are important in all cells in the body and are lost in sweat - affecting both aerobic and anaerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How do cardiovascular and aerobic exercise differ?

Ecxercise: Aerobic exercise (also known as cardio) is physical exercise of relatively low intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process. ...Read more

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Which is better for weight loss: aerobic exercise or anaerobic exercise?

Which is better for weight loss: aerobic exercise or anaerobic exercise?

Combo: You cannot perform any anaerobic exercise for very long,so you cannot burn many calories this way. Aerobic exercise can be performed for long periods of time when you are properly trained, and can result in weight loss with proper diet and nutrition. Combination is excellent, though not so much for weight loss as for conditioning.You will rev up your metabolism. Perhaps you meant cardio ?Good Luck ...Read more

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SCA Familial diagnosed. How beneficial is gym based weight exercises? age 65, mobile, tremor in r hand. Lack full confident balance when walking.

SCA Familial diagnosed. How beneficial is gym based weight exercises? age 65, mobile, tremor in r hand. Lack full confident balance when walking.

Ataxia AND confidenc: Clinical Manifestations of Hereditary Ataxia Clinical manifestations of hereditary ataxia are poor coordination of movement and a wide-based, uncoordinated, unsteady gait. Poor coordination of the limbs and of speech (dysarthria) are often present. Hereditary ataxia may result from one or any combination of the following: Dysfunction of the cerebellum and its associated systems Lesions in the spinal cord Peripheral sensory loss Establishing the Diagnosis of Hereditary Ataxia Establishing the diagnosis of hereditary ataxia requires the following: Detection on neurologic examination of typical clinical symptoms and signs including poorly coordinated gait and finger/hand movements, often associated with dysarthria and nystagmus Documenting the hereditary nature by the presence of: A positive family history of ataxia; A causative (i.e., pathogenic) allelic variant or variants one of the many genes associated with hereditary ataxia; A clinical phenotype characteristic of a genetic form of ataxia. Note: In some individuals with no family history of ataxia it may not be possible to establish a genetic cause if results of all available genetic tests are normal. ...Read more

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Has post-concussion syndrome for 3yrs.Cant exercise much,onlystretching.Thats great,but can't just not exercise rest of her life.Been to neurologists.

Has post-concussion syndrome for 3yrs.Cant exercise much,onlystretching.Thats great,but can't just not exercise rest of her life.Been to neurologists.

Traumatic Brain: Injury. Have you talked with her neurologist about physical therapy? or working with a physical trainer? A knowledgeable trainer may can design a program that allows her to be active without risk to health. ...Read more

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Cardio eliptical and treadmill, which is better?

Cardio eliptical and treadmill, which is better?

Exercise: Maybe eliptical is softer on your joints and you are using your arms as well. I believe it mainly depends on heart rate. ...Read more

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Is aerobic exercise effective?

Is aerobic exercise effective?

Yes: Regular aerobic activity such as walking, bicycling or swimming can help you live longer and healthier. During aerobic activity you repeatedly move large muscles causing you to breath faster and more deeply. This maximizes the oxygen in your blood helping carry nutrients to the tissues and waste products out. If done properly aerobic activity can increase endurance and overall well being. ...Read more

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Is 40mins cardio exercise at 130-150bpm a day enough to get all benefots of exercise for the whole body and heart?

Is 40mins cardio exercise at 130-150bpm a day enough to get all benefots of exercise for the whole body and heart?

Exercise: 30 minutes 5 days a week is adequate. May want to add interval training to elevate heart rate and for variety. For whole body exercise you should add resistance training as runners tend to loss upper body mass and tend to have weak cores if all they do is run. ...Read more

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Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Yes: It is a great place to start. A brisk walk for 45-60 minutes on a regular basis will greatly enhance your weight loss and overall fitness and cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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Male 22. Is cardio exercise at 130bpm for 40mins a day enough to build stamina and heart benefits?

Male 22. Is cardio exercise at 130bpm for 40mins a day enough to build stamina and heart benefits?

Yes but..: Yes, that's good but, unless u r just starting, your best training zone may be a little higher. Look up aerobic training zones online + you'll see how to calculate target heart rate. To build speed + endurance, interval training (with short sprints added to an aerobic workout) is popular again. And don't forget to cross train a bit (mix up run, bike, swim, elliptical) to avoid overuse injury. ...Read more

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What does Aerobic and resistance exercise mean?

What does Aerobic and resistance exercise mean?

See answer: Aerobic exercise (aka cardiovascular exercise) is various sustained exercise (jogging, rowing, swimming, cycling, etc) that stimulates and strengthens the heart and lungs, thereby improving the body's endurance and utilization of oxygen. Resistance exercise is designed to increase the body's strength, power, and muscular endurance (free weights, weight machines, body weight, elastic bands, etc). ...Read more

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What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What is the difference between aerobic exercise and strength training?

What are your goals?: Aerobic exercise designed to elevate heart rate and improve stamina. Strength training can include many types of exercise including eccentric training. This will assist in building muscle bulk. Aerobic can include biking, jogging, walking swimming. Strength training usually will require resistance training. ...Read more

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Is high intensity cardio like crossfit good for the heart and brain?

Is high intensity cardio like crossfit good for the heart and brain?

It can be: Just like any other form of exercise. It's also a very efficient work out. But like all types of HIIT(high intensity interval training), it isn't right for everyone. ...Read more

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Do aerobics exercise can reverse cardio vascular disease?

Do aerobics exercise can reverse cardio vascular disease?

Exercise: I don't think there are any studies that indicate reversal of plaque build up, but that doesn't matter. The bottom line is that exercise is among one of the lifestyle changes that will help your overall cardiovascular health. As long as you're feeling well and your doctor agrees you should stop debating about it, get off this app/website, and start moving. ...Read more

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What is cardiovascular exercise?

What is cardiovascular exercise?

CV exercise.: Cardiovascular exercise, otherwise known as "cardio" or "aerobics", is exercise which conditions the heart and vascular system to work more efficiently in the long term. It also represents calorie-burning exercise. Examples include jogging, swimming, cycling, spin classes, walking and hiking. ...Read more

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Which exercise is better for mood improving? Cardio or weight lifting?

Which exercise is better for mood improving? Cardio or weight lifting?

Usually cardio: Most people have better 'mood improvement' or endorphin release after a good> 30 min cardio workout. Some people do after a @weight workout but this is less common( anecdotally). Start w/ cardio and keep it up! good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Aerobic Exercise (Definition)

The benefits of aerobic exercise are powerful. Get moving, raise your heart rate, work up a sweat and feel energized for the rest of the ...Read more