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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 main difference between cardio and aerobic exercise?

What is the main difference between cardio and aerobic exercise?

No difference: For all intents and purposes, aerobic and ' cardio' are equivalent . Running swimming , elliptical , bicycling etc. are all exerdises when done for 30 min / day 5 days a week wil increase your aerobic capacity and cardiovascular fitness. Get started... Best of Luck! ...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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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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My BP is 155/103, it is consistently same for past one week.I do vigorous aerobic every another day.Is it right or wrong for my health, please advice ?

My BP is 155/103, it is consistently same for past one week.I do vigorous aerobic every another day.Is it right or wrong for my health, please advice ?

Too high: Your blood pressure is too high. Be sure that you're measuring it correctly: at complete rest. It doesn't count if you're exercising. If your resting BP remains >135/>85, it's elevated and should be treated for long term health. ...Read more

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How can I improve my aerobic capacity? Will it take long?

How can I improve my aerobic capacity? Will it take long?

Push yourself: Go to your limit for perhaps half an hour on the treadmill. If you're generally healthy, you will notice improved aerobic capacity within a week. But you have to really "punish" yourself especially in first few days. ...Read more

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What is the best method of starting aerobic conditioning?

What is the best method of starting aerobic conditioning?

Heart rate up & up!: All exercise can be cardio! even circuit weight training! but running, walking, biking, or any number of indoor activities will suffice. Get your heart rate to at least 70-80 percent of its max: 220-age in years! and keep it there for 30m 3x per week. I advise all my sports med pts to get a heart rate monitor. Initiall your hr will be high for any level of effort, but will lower as you improve. ...Read more

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Does carbonation in drinks affect aerobic performance in athletes?

Does carbonation in drinks affect aerobic performance in athletes?

Unlikely: Unless there is a large consumption and you have a large distension of the stomach . Remember that water is probably the best for rehydration. Sports drinks probably have a place for extreme performance. Things like marathons , ultra endurance races ...Read more

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What are some good aerobic exercises? And for how long should i do it in one day?

What are some good aerobic exercises? And for how long should i do it in one day?

The best exercise: is the one you will do. Boredom is something that stops folks. Go for 20-30 minutes daily of running, brisk walking, or swimming. Check w/your doctor first to make sure your body is ok to do that. Use earphones to keep from boredom if necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more