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Could you tell me what are benefits of an indoor exercise bike and a outdoor exercise bike?

Could you tell me what are benefits of an indoor exercise bike and a outdoor exercise bike?

Both: Are excellent ways of getting cardio exercise. Many people people find outdoor biking to better hold their interest, and therefore produce better results. Indoor bikes are safer, of course, so if there is any reason to be concerned about one's ability to ride an outdoor bicycle safely, indoor it should be! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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Is there a benefit for exercise in my 80s?

Is there a benefit for exercise in my 80s?

There is: But the goals of exercise in your 80's will be very different compared to that of in your 30's. Exercise in your 80's can be greatly helpful for balance issues, maintenance of muscle bone, maintenance of bone density, good for optimizing moods, just to name of few benefits. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercising - why should you exercise?

What are the benefits of exercising - why should you exercise?

Exercise: Good for overall health. Gets the blood pumping which help to heal, repair and grow the body! ...Read more

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Can alcohol reverse the benefits of exercise?

Can alcohol reverse the benefits of exercise?

How much is the?: Moderate alcohol consumption for a male (1-3 drinks/day) or female (1-2 drinks) per day will not negate the befits of exercise and will help your lipid panel by increasing hdl, or good cholesterol. Drinking more than this will adversely effect you! don't drink beer. Dry wine or vodka or whiskey. Too may calories in beer-carbs! ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

Yoga ; kids: Yoga can start kids early in improving balance, strength, and flexibility. They can learn to calm their stress in a hurry-up world. Kids naturally love to move, and love to play. It's helpful for them to have a non-competitive way to move their bodies, especially for kids who are shy or who feel physically awkward. There are parent-child yoga classes which increase parent-child bonding too. ...Read more

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How much exercise do I have to do to get any health benefit?

How much exercise do I have to do to get any health benefit?

CDC recommendations: See link to the current cdc recommendations http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults.Html. ...Read more

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I have a question about chronic stress and exercise benefits?

I have a question about chronic stress and exercise benefits?

Agree with Dr. Namey: Exercise is a great antidote to chronic stress ! to address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation or yoga. ...Read more

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What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

Exercise: Exercise is good at reducing stress, improving cardiovascular health, and conditioning the musculoskeletal system to the demands of physical activities that could otherwise cause an injury. Also, a recent study reports that "xercise doesn’t only strengthen your heart and muscles – it also beefs up your brain." (drmarkgalland.Com, 2/27/13). ...Read more