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Is Pilates good for osteoporosis?

Is Pilates good for osteoporosis?

Yes, it can be: Weight bearing exercise helps bone building by causing remodeling of bone and by stimulating the bone building cells to lay down new bone. To the extent that pilates is weight bearing, it will help maintain bone health. ...Read more

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

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What is best exercise for osteopenia?

What is best exercise for osteopenia?

Any weight bearing: Exercise is good for low bone density. This can be walking, jogging, running, plyometrics or resistance training with weights. The best form of weight bearing exercise is the one that you do consistently as to support continued bone growth/density stimulation you have to be consistent about your exercise routines. ...Read more

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How is aquatic therapy good for osteoporosis patients?

How is aquatic therapy good for osteoporosis patients?

Yes it is good: Once osteopenia or osteoporosis has been identified through a bone density test, referral to physical therapy for appropriate exercise should be part of a therapeutic plan. That could inculd aquatic therapy. ...Read more

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Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Another program: Weight loss program works provided it fits your personality and medical issues. All weight loss program works to a certain extent but the ongoing lifestyle management and stress management is upto you. ...Read more

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Best fibromyalgia exercising plan?

Best fibromyalgia exercising plan?

You decide: There is not a single best one. It is whatever you can do and you enjoy doing. But try to get at least 30 min of aerobic activity in each day. Does not matter if it is fast walking, running, cycling, or swimming. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Control-IT program: Biotics research has a researched program called control-it they found men lost 10-12 pounds per month and it is a medically supervised program. It is safer and focus on adding adaptogen, adrenal reset, detoxification anti-inflammatory products. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for optimum weight loss? Cardio?

What is the best exercise for optimum weight loss? Cardio?

Mix it Up!!: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Consider running, > ...Read more

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How important is a gradual running program in conjunction with weight loss?

How important is a gradual running program in conjunction with weight loss?

Depends: Running is not an essential part of any weight loss program. Change in diet is necessary for weight changes, exercise improves physical health and helps the body to maintain the weight loss. Cardio activities (like running) can burn calories and promote heart health. Select a physical activity enjoy and will stick with. .Efind a partner to increase your chances of success. ...Read more

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What are best exercises for preventing osteopenia?

What are best exercises for preventing osteopenia?

Muscle building: Exercises that cause muscle tendons to pull on bones stimulates more calcium to be deposited in that bone. So working muscles against weights or other resistance does more for the bone than aerobic exercises. So lifting weights or doing exercises like pushups that use your own weight against gravity promote bone strength. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for strength training/weight loss?

What is the best diet for strength training/weight loss?

Proteins and carbs.: A diet high in proteins and carbohydrates, but low in fats is most advantageous for accommodating strength training and losing weight. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose weight at the gym?

What approaches work best to lose weight at the gym?

Eat less and exercis: In addition to regular exxercise you must eat less if you want to lose weight. Avoid calorie rich foods like fats(friend foods are a no no) and refined sugars. Eat plenty of fruits, veggies and protein rich foods like eggs, fish, nuts and low fat dairy products(milk, cheese and yogurt). ...Read more

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What diet and exercise program is best for me?

What diet and exercise program is best for me?

An MD: Visit might put one's mind at ease. Coexisting medical conditions often require an adjustment of any conditioning program to lower the potential risks. That said, the best program will be the one that will (1) allow for consistent engagement (usually based on one's interest) and that (2) supports the desired goals..Strength, aerobics, endurance, and/or any combination. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for diabetics?

Which weight loss program is good for diabetics?

Healthy diets: Any diets that promote healthy eating, gradual weight loss (regimen that you can maintain for life instead of just the short period of time while you are on the diet), and include some form of exercise are "good for diebetics.". ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

One that you'll do!: Best exercise/training program is one that you'll do regularly. There's also recommendation to change exercises every now & then to keep things fresh. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/exercise/art-20048389, http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/ & http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/videos/exercises/exercises.htm for starters. Many others online. ...Read more

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Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Clarify, please: Do you wish to persuade a school to initiate a program? Or, do you wish to start your own? ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What is a good beginners weight training program?

What is a good beginners weight training program?

Committment : Virtually all regular training programs are good for beginners, but you have to keep at it or nothing works. Remember, you can have anything you want to in life, or all the excuses for why you cant. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best exercise for starting gym?

Please recommend the best exercise for starting gym?

Starting exercise: Before starting in a gym, if it has been a long time, you would do well to have someone assess your fitness status. Any previous injuries. Any medications. Any weak areas. This could be done by a qaulified personal trainer or a physician. Then, I would recommend walking. It is low impact. Easy. Sometimes boring. Unlikely to hurt yourself. Start 20 min, at 3.0. Work up from there daily. ...Read more

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How is an exercise regimen good for weight loss?

How is an exercise regimen good for weight loss?

Fun & burns calories: One should choose an exercise he or she really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get fatter even though he is exercising. ...Read more

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Whats the best weight loss program?

Whats the best weight loss program?

Body Weight Planner: When you start cutting calories, your body tries to defend its weight by slowing metabolism. NIH's Body Weight Planner approximates metabolic changes in people trying to lose weight & shows how greatly the "3500 calorie per pound" rule overestimates weight loss. "In order to keep losing weight at the rate you started, you're going to have to eat even fewer calories." Ref. Washington Post ...Read more

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