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An Alternative Exercise For Barbell Upright Rows
Both: Both will cause your rate to increase which leads to good aerobic activity. ...Read more
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
Different: As one isn't necessarily better than the other. They serve different purposes and ideally you would incorporate both resistance training along withe aerobic training into your exercise routine. This allows you to reap the most benefits and fits in alignment with the American Heart Associations optimal exercise recommendations. ...Read more
What is better to get a more lean & defined body for an endormoph, weight lifting or boy weight excersises such as press ups, sit ups etc?
Both, but...: You should approach weightlifting & body weight movements in a high intensity interval training (hiit) manner. Keep the reps high (15-20) and limit rest periods between movements. Vary the movements with each set. You do not list your age. Hiit is high intensity and not for everybody. See your doctor first. Crossfit and tabata type workouts are examples of hiit. Check them out - good luck! ...Read more
Just different: Both are beneficial for weight training. Dumbbells allow greater range of motion and require the use of accessory muscles more. Barbells are more restrictive, but strengthen your primary muscle groups and are generally less likely to cause injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have occasional lower back pain & sciatica. Choosing a bicycle to buy. Better position for my back? Road (lowered position) vs hybrid (upright)
Tough: Great question. The pilates chair is great for allowing stretching of your lower leg mucles with is very important. The bike however will provide for better cardiovascular fitness as well as muscle tone and development. I'd recommend the bike with a good stretching program. Good luck! ...Read more
Is using an electronic programable stationary bicycle set for a moderate pace just as beneficial to the heart as taking a moderately paced walk?
Heart: Yes, just as effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Both can be!: Find an activity program that you enjoy with either! get a heart rate monitor to see which raises your heart rate the most, and you can enjoy. I have more exerperience with the wii, but the ea sport are both great at offering a variety of sporting activities that provide good exercise! ...Read more
Which is better only jogging or jogging with lifting weights? Is lifting weight to build muscle good for health or only to show (to look good).
Your decision: In general, aerobic exercise is good (jogging) for you. Lifting weights is a personal preference, as it will helping you tone your muscles and you can lift weights and alter your daily routine as you want to get "larger muscles" or to just tone yourself. The fact that you are interested in any type of exercise is encouraging, keep up the good work. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Best strength training exercises for strong back. posture and long lean torso? what do you recommend, rows, dead-lifts, plank, etc?
Squats: with your back flat against a wall.Do sets of 10 and add 1 set/week.Straight leg raising . ...Read more
Bodyweight exercises: Pullups, pushups, and bodyweight squats when performed with proper technique are excellent exercises. You can learn more at this site: http://www.Alkavadlo.Com/. ...Read more
Any suggestions on which machine is good : elliptical cross trainer or treadmill for minimal exercise?
What are some good exercises using for wrestling during off season using dumbbells and resistance bands at home?
Is it safe to lift weights above your head or lateral raises if you have pelvic organ prolapse (while seated on an exercise ball)?
Valsalva pressure: Whenever one holds a breath and strains down to defecate, urinate or lift weights, the suspended pelvic organs tend to do a "deep dive" towards the floor of the pelvis, putting a gravitational strain on the same. In other words,, the pelvic organs will tend to prolapse even further then they have if weights are continuously lifted. ...Read more
Ms for 28 years. Mostly use wheelchair. Will a rowing machine be beneficial? Can still stand with assistance but need to strengthen legs.
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