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Doctor insights on: Aerobic Super Circuit Training

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Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Not necessarily: Either. They serve different purposes and, remember, if you cut down your intensity(amount of weight) and increase volume(repetitions) and reduce rest intervals, weight training can be quite aerobic too. In a perfect world your exercise regimen would be a combination of both, which is why there is a strong movement towards aerobically focused resistance training. ...Read more

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Are there any cons to strength training compared to aerobic exercise?

Are there any cons to strength training compared to aerobic exercise?

Do both: Ideally you should be doing both, since strength training will maintain muscle mass, while aerobic exercise maintains cardiovascular health. Only doing one or the other would miss out on the benefits of each one. ...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 it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Is it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Depends!: Long cardio workouts will interfere with your weight training. Modest workouts will warm up your muscles and make them less likely to be strained. It depends and is relative. However, weight training first will usually be a shorter workout and is less likely to interfere with your cardio workout! ...Read more

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Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Which should you do first during a workout: aerobic exercise or strength training?

Depends who you ask!: For the average person, it really doesn't matter what order you do your exercises as long as you exercise. Many like to warm up w/aerobic activities before moving on to strength training. Others don't want to waste energy but rather focus on lifting then cool down w/aerobics. Unless you're an elite athlete in which your coach will set up your regimen. Don't forget healthy nutrition, too! ...Read more

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I was exercising 3-5 days a week aerobic/weight training. It's been about a year started back doing 30 mins. How long before I can do my 60 mins?

I was exercising 3-5 days a week aerobic/weight training. It's been about a year started back doing 30 mins. How long before I can do my 60 mins?

Varies: Varies somewhat based upon your overall condition and the intensity of your workouts. It would seem reasonable if you were currently tolerating your current workouts to gradually increase to 60 minutes over 4-6 weeks and if you have no troule continue at that level. The key is gradual. ...Read more

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Should I do weight training with a bad back or just stick to aerobic exercises?

Should I do weight training with a bad back or just stick to aerobic exercises?

Not enough info: I am sorry but that is an impossible question to answer in specifics without the radiology reports and a physical examination. Physical therapists, i would bet, would be able to come up with weight training and muscle training that may actually help the back rather than hurt it further. ...Read more

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Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

No: As long as you continue to get aerobic exercise, anaerobic conditioning does not decrease aerobic capacity. A good balance of both is important for overall health. ...Read more

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I do weight training for 1h then i make for 1h aerobic or some some times kickboxing and judo what's the best snack between this 2h .Its milk, ?

I do weight training for 1h then i make for 1h aerobic or some some times kickboxing and judo what's the best snack between this 2h .Its milk, ?

Keep it light and : Simple with plenty of water along with fruits and/ or nuts. I like to avoid any packaged, processed food. Raisins are a great choice as well.--- easy to carry and store. ...Read more

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Hello i am phd student in sport physiology. I work on aerobic training on melatonin response. I need more article. Would please help me. Thank you?

Hello 
i am phd student in sport physiology. I work on aerobic training on melatonin response. I need more article. Would please help me. Thank you?

Search Internet: As a phd candidate, surely you can search the internet (rather than ask someone else to do so for you) using the following phrase "aerobic training on melatonin response" and find some articles on the topic. ...Read more

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How to burn fat or lose calories without and aerobic training?

How to burn fat or lose calories without and aerobic training?

Strength training: I presume when you say “lose calories”you mean lose weight. Aerobic training is an efficient way to lose weight and burn fat. However, strength training results in larger muscles which burn fat and expend calories at a higher level than undeveloped muscle. Typically, a combined program of strength training and aerobic conditioning results in the weight loss you seek. ...Read more

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Why is an elevated heart rate alone not always a valid indicator of effective aerobic-training?

Why is an elevated heart rate alone not always a valid indicator of effective aerobic-training?

Poor indicator: We use target heart rate as guideline to tailor aerobic training and calculating of energy utilization. Elevated heart rate is a poor indicator of effective aerobic training as many variable affects hr, including deconditioning, anemia, pain, euphoria, drugs, dehydration. How slowly the heart rate ramps up during aerobic exercise and how rapidly it declines to baseline are better predictor. ...Read more

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Can someone free-dive with mild MVP and Tricuspit-Valve ? ( over 2 minutes breath holds each diving-aerobic and anaerobic trainings)

Can someone free-dive with mild MVP and Tricuspit-Valve ? ( over 2 minutes breath holds each diving-aerobic and anaerobic trainings)

Free dive: Not a good idea to hold your breath under water over 2 minutes. You could see a trainer or you might just decide to cut down holding your breath to 30 seconds. With an MVP and Tricuspid valve you must see your doctor soon! Hope all stays well. ...Read more

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Will weight training and aerobic exercise contribute to inflammation and joint pain with sle or will increased strength help?

Will weight training and aerobic exercise contribute to inflammation and joint pain with sle or will increased strength help?

Strike a balance: Arthritis, especially inflammatory type (like lupus or rheumatoid) responds well to moderate exercise. You have to find the right amount for your body. I encourage you to do weights and aerobic exercise but i urge you to get help with it at first. See a physical therapist or sports med trainer and explain your situation. You don't want an injury and you don't want to over do it at first. ...Read more

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Which exercises are aerobic?

Which exercises are aerobic?

Running: Running/cycling/swimming/hiking/ are all great aerobic exercises. Look for anything that gets your heart rate up and keeps it up for a time. ...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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Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

No: If anything, regular exercise will increase your appetite because of the amount of calories your body needs to support your exercise. Exercise will increase your body's basal metabolic rate (the rate at which your body burns calories) for up to 16 hours after exercise. A balanced diet and regular exercise is recommended for all. ...Read more