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Doctor insights on: Belly Dancing Classes

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5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?

5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?

Good work!: Increasing aerobic exercise is a great way to start a fitness habit that will help your child now and possibly for life. Making movement fun is a tremendous help. ...Read more

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Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Can be: Especially on the more extreme levels. I just tell patients, that anything that gets you moving and your heart rate up is great. And it's even better if you love to do it, as that will help you do it consistently. That's one of the keys of exercise, you have to do it consistently! ...Read more

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I weigh 218 pounds.How many calories do I burn doing cardio(kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

I weigh 218 pounds.How many calories do I burn doing cardio(kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown in most foods. Small, portable, and worth the money. Do a search on amazon. ...Read more

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Do running, brisk walking and doing sit ups also exercise the pubococcygeus muscles in men?

Do running, brisk walking and doing sit ups also exercise the pubococcygeus muscles in men?

Probably not: Those exercises are good for your body and overall health. There might be some indirect effects on your pubococcygeus. Not sure why you think you need to exercise your pubococcygeus. ...Read more

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Fitness classes for 18yo chubby girl?

Fitness classes for 18yo chubby girl?

Yes: Start slow & stick with it while combining it with good, sensible nutrition. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do exercises such as squats, lunges, push-ups, planks, and jumping jacks help with weight loss?

Do exercises such as squats, lunges, push-ups, planks, and jumping jacks help with weight loss?

Yes: Along with cutting calories , don't eat junk food if you eat 2500 cal and burn only 2000 , in spite of your exercises you will gain weigh , to loose 1 lb of body fat you gave to burn 3500 calories , not easy task ...Read more

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Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Local loss falicy: Local weight loss unfortunately just doesn't work you need a good general long term program. ...Read more

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Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Moderately: Per: http://caloriecount.About.Com/calories-burned- ballroom dancing at a fast pace can burn 374 calories in an hour for a 150 pound individual. It could be considered moderate exertion. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.

Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.

Yes, but at your: height, weight and age, you'll have to consider more of a lifestyle change. The major trick to losing weight is to eat less calories than you burn, eat good foods (not junk), drink plenty of water and exercise. There is considerable debate over what constitutes "good" foods, e.g., Paleo vs. low fat diets, but regardless, stick to these basics. You might need to be in a weight loss program. ...Read more

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Does doing yoga can lose my belly fats? Thank you :))

Does doing yoga can lose my belly fats? Thank you :))

Yoga: Certain poses may help to strengthen abdominal muscular and may aid in flattening abdomen. But even with weight loss - one can not select where the fat will actually be lost on the body. ...Read more

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Can doing zumba and other gym activites get you a flat stomach?

Can doing zumba and other gym activites get you a flat stomach?

It may help along: With sit ups, arm curls, crunches etc. Best of luck! http://www.Fitnessmagazine.Com/workout/abs/express/get-a-flat-belly/. ...Read more

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Can taking waltz dance lessons help me lose weight?

Can taking waltz dance lessons help me lose weight?

Maybe, a Little: Using the largest muscles in the body & carrying our entire body weight is the best cardiovascular exercise. Additionally recurrent mild impact exercise is helpful for stimulating maintenance of bone strength. Keep in mind: 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact fat mass, but takes a lot of work, thus best make it fun so that you are more likely to continue. ...Read more

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Will belly dancing add hip and thin waist?

Will belly dancing add hip and thin waist?

Maybe/Heart Death: Exercise helps the heart even if you do not lose weight. If you really have fun with it, go for it, since it is hard for some to find fun exercise. If you have weight resistant to exercise and careful eating, other issues may be present--low free t3, (liothyronine) low dht, c4a ria/mmp-9/c-peptide and many others may show systemic inflammation is high. With this weight loss is hard. Try to avoid eating late.. ...Read more

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Can spin classes help me slim down my inner thighs?

Can spin classes help me slim down my inner thighs?

There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a % will be medial thigh fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Spin classes can help. You can tone your inner thighs with extended leg lifts, inner thigh press, standing thigh press, deep squat, wall squat, lunge, thigh ball squeeze, walking, swimming, biking ; in-line skating. ...Read more

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Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

You still can: Exercise. But the type and intensity is a personalized discussion that you should have with your cardiologist. Many factors contribute to your limitations or lack thereof. Realize that there are professional athletes that function with forms of atrial fibrillation! ...Read more

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M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats,lunges,& exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats,lunges,& exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

No, but...: It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter. So, ignore the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. ...Read more

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Will taking a modern dance class help me lose weight?

Will taking a modern dance class help me lose weight?

Yes: If you get at least a little bit short of breath and if it curbs your appetite, especially y making you feel better about yourself. ...Read more