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Doctor insights on: Another Term For Cardiorespiratory Endurance Exercise Is Resistance Exercise

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Tolerance (Definition)

When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more


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What is the relationship between cardiorespiratory endurance and fitness?

What is the relationship between cardiorespiratory endurance and fitness?

Easy answer: Providing that your genetic makeup is normal, all you need is God made food, appropriate exercise and rest and that you have a happy social life and occupation ...Read more

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What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

Some long term: Benefits are increased pumping power of the heart, decreased heart rates, and improvements in forced expiratory volumes. ...Read more

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What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

What cardiorespiratory diseases are caused or influenced by the environment?

Nature vs nurture: I'll focus on lungs. Cancer can be due to tobacco exposure., even 2nd hand Asbestos too. Emphysema can also be due to tobacco. Asthma exacerbation can be due to air borne allergens especially pollen. Smog doesn't help. Influenza outbreaks can be thought of as a result of close quarters, certainly exposure to ill. I'm sure my colleagues will come up w/more. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a test of cardiorespiratory fitness?

Anyone know what is a test of cardiorespiratory fitness?

MVO2max: In liters/minute is probably the best, although it requires "maximal exertion" which can be risky in populations at risk for heart disease. Cycling, walking, running, treadmill, stepping or so-called "sub-maximal protocols" are often used in that they don't require all-out effort to estimate fitness levels. ...Read more

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How do you determine someone's cardiorespiratory fitness level?

How do you determine someone's cardiorespiratory fitness level?

Many different types: Of test. For example, in the Cooper test, you run as far as possible within 12 minutes. This distance is then utilized in a formula to calculate your VO2 max or your maximal oxygen uptake, which is a measure of your aerobic capacity. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiorespiratory arrest?

What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiorespiratory arrest?

Specificity...: Cardiac arrest means the heart has stopped beating whereas cardiopulmonary arrest means the heart has stopped beating and the person is not breathing. The latter is more specific but if the heart has stopped, the person will not be breathing. It is possible to have a respiratory arrest and the heart is still beating but if the heart stops, breathing stops, too. ...Read more

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Why is cardiorespiratory fitness important?

Why is cardiorespiratory fitness important?

So many benefits: It helps optimize the function of your heart, lungs and vascular system. These are pretty important organ systems. Your body is an "organic" machine and exercise really helps keep it "running" smooth. This "efficiency" from exercise helps minimize risk of certain disease, like heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, just to name a few. ...Read more

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How is cardiorespiratory fitness measured well?

How is cardiorespiratory fitness measured well?

V02 Max: "...Vo2 max. Or maximum oxygen uptake, is considered the gold standard of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and muscle cell fitness. It is usually standardized per body weight and expressed in milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute, and is the maximum amount of oxygen your body (basically your muscles) can utilize."

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What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

Aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise improves cardiorespiratory fitness. Brisk walks, cycling, swimming, running, etc - activities that get you breathing harder and increases your heart rate done at apace that can be sustained for at least 20 minutes without a break. If you're just starting out it may only be a walk but as your fitness improves it moves to a fast arm pumping walk lasting up to an hour. ...Read more

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Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fatigue and improve concentration. If you have high stress or anxiety, caffeine would not be recommended. ...Read more

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Can being bedridden for several months lead to total cardio respiratory failure and destruction of major organs? I know it always causes DVT and PE.

Can being bedridden for several months lead to total cardio respiratory failure and destruction of major organs? I know it always causes DVT and PE.

Saddle embolism/pe: Prolonged immobility can result in deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism as you mentioned, if the pulmonary embolism is large enough it can cause what is known as a saddle embolus which can obstruct the main pulmonary artery and can result in cardiac arrest ...Read more

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What is the difference between strength exercise and resistance exercise?

What is the difference between strength exercise and resistance exercise?

Exercise: Strength exercise- increasing weight with less reps (max sets). Resistance exercises--- cable machines constant weight throughout the reps and exercise can do light weight or heavy weight ...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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Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Best=what you'll do!: Yes, endurance/other activity that raises hr is better than simply lifting weights, eg. But the regimen need not be overly strenuous. Even walking has been shown to have beneficial effects on cognitive function of "seniors" (note the numerous articles by art kramer, phd, and colleagues). So it is best to select or continue an activity that is enjoyable and engage in it on a regular basis. ...Read more

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How to increase endurance and stamina through exercise and what type of nutrition would be most suitable and what type of food to avoid for a 18 year?

How to increase endurance and stamina through exercise and what type of nutrition would be most suitable and what type of food to avoid for a 18 year?

Long question: It's hard to give you a good answer in 400 characters - suggest you adopt a regular program of aerobic activity for minimum 20 minutes/day then gradually increase to 1 hr/day.
Nutrition has a lot of lore- but abundant fresh fruits and vegetables, minimize sources of animal fat, and lots of fiber in your diet are all good ideas. ...Read more

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What should I focus on first: cardio or resistance exercise to lose weight?

What should I focus on first: cardio or resistance exercise to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Looking to start exercising again. Mainly like to tone up and build endurance. What exercises r ideal? Haven't exercised in 3yrs don't want to overexert

Looking to start exercising again. Mainly like to tone up and build endurance. What exercises r ideal? Haven't exercised in 3yrs don't want to overexert

Cardio and Strength: Using caution when starting an exercise program is a wise idea. For endurance, try walking briskly, with periods of slower walking if necessary for recovery. For toning, try some bodyweight exercises that build muscle. These include squats, lunges, crunches, and pushups. They can be an excellent workout without any added weight, without the risks of using dumbbells or other weights. ...Read more

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How can exercise help me with insulin resistance?

How can exercise help me with insulin resistance?

Two ways.: Exercise helps get Insulin inside cells reducing blood sugar here and now. Exercise also reduces body fat long term which reduces Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What amount of carbs and protein should I consume after a 30-minute resistance exercise session?

What amount of carbs and protein should I consume after a 30-minute resistance exercise session?

15 gr protein: For resistance training, about 15 grams of protein is sufficient although even 6 grams is good enough. For carbs, it recommended that you get about 0.5 grams of carb per pound of body weight. ...Read more

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When I exercise, my chest gets really tight. I don't think this is an endurance problem. Could this be a lung problem?

When I exercise, my chest gets really tight. I don't think this is an endurance problem. Could this be a lung problem?

Possibly.: Chest tightness with exercise can be from a number of causes, the most serious being heart or lung problems. If one experiences tightness, an immediate evaluation by your physician is warranted. Exercise should be stopped until this evaluation occurs. ...Read more

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What sort of exercise can I do for sex endurances?

What sort of exercise can I do for sex endurances?

Anything aerobic!: Sexual activity, like any aerobic activity, requires good cardiovascular conditioning (the ability of your heart and circulatory system to deliver an increased supply of oxygen-rich blood to your muscles). Any exercise that increases your heart rate, makes you breathe harder and break a sweat, will improve your endurance. ...Read more

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The pull-up is a muscular resistance exercise that primarily works which muscle group?

The pull-up is a muscular resistance exercise that primarily works which muscle group?

Latissimus Dorsi: A traditional pull-up relies on upper body strength with no swinging or "kipping" (using a forceful initial movement of the legs in order to gain momentum). The exercise often targets the latissimus dorsi muscle in the back along with many other assisting muscles. ...Read more

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Is there any sort of exercise I can do whilst I have Costochondritis? Even if its resistance bands or swimming or walking around the park

Is there any sort of exercise I can do whilst I have Costochondritis? Even if its resistance bands or swimming or walking around the park

Give it a Rest.: It is best to rest and avoid strenuous activity until it resolves. You can take NSAIDS to help with the inflammation but the condition usually resolves on its own. ...Read more

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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