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Body contouring and conditioning class?

Body contouring and conditioning class?

Good combination: It is important to achieve a stable body weight before undergoing body contouring. Conditioning classes are an excellent way to achieve this and maintain the results. ...Read more

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Reduce body weight?

Reduce body weight?

Weight loss: Its a combination of diet - avoid fried foods, carbohydrates (rice/chips etc..) avoid sweets. Eat high protein (soy), lots of greens (preferably steamed or stir fried), drink water (no pop), stay away from milk. With this must come daily exercise. ...Read more

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Does exercise reduce body hair?

Does exercise reduce body hair?

No: No. Unless your treadmill has a laser hair removal system attached to it. ...Read more

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Are body parts proportional to weight?

Are body parts proportional to weight?

No: The shape of the body is mostly dictated by the genetic make-up. Also where someone loses or gains weight is also dictated by the genetic make-up. However, for most part, abdominal fat is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many more chronic diseases. Therefore loss of abdominal fat and fat around waist to hip (more around waist) is very important no matter what the body proportions ar. ...Read more

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Hows does exercise influence body weight?

Hows does exercise influence body weight?

Cardio Mix: If you 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. ...Read more

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How do you acccurately calculateyour resting metabolic rate and body mass index/ body fat %?

How do you acccurately calculateyour resting metabolic rate and body mass index/ body fat %?

Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold standard for %fat is underwater weighing, bodpod, or dexa. Rmr requires a metabolic cart which is used in hospitals and research labs. Many of these are relegated to research labs. It is usually not necessary to know all this to be healthy. ...Read more

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Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Doubtful: The skin is a barrier against things entering our body...Or leaving it. The odds of a patch, chinese or otherwise, being able to selective suck out toxins are fairly slim. They are deigned to change color on contact to moist skin, giving the appearance of having removed something harmful. ...Read more

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How to increase core body temperature long-term?

How to increase core body temperature long-term?

No great way: There really isn't a long term way to do this without chemically/hormonally altering your body. Body temperature is regulated by the hypothalamus - a special area of the brain. There is no way to consistently affect the set point in this area. It's why overall temperatures are fairly consistent across people of all different sizes and body types. ...Read more

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Which food to improve my body's immune system?

Which food to improve my body's immune system?

No magic food: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How does exercise influence body weight?

How does exercise influence body weight?

Basically In 2 ways: Burning more calories and increasing your metabolic rate which will eventually effect your weight. ...Read more

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How can k25 phentermine medicine works in the body and reduces weight?

How can k25 phentermine medicine works in the body and reduces weight?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine is in the amphetamine class of drugs and is used to suppress the appetite. It works in the bran to decrease hunger and it may also increase metabolism. It is indicated for short term use for treatment of obesity when combined with exercise and behavioral modification. Common side effects include insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, elevated heart rate, and agitation. ...Read more

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Which is easier on the body: hatha or ashtanga yoga?

Which is easier on the body: hatha or ashtanga yoga?

Hatha: Hatha yoga is probably easier on the body. Here is an article about the differences: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/356672-difference-between-hatha-yoga-ashtanga-yoga/ as with any yoga class, you should only do what is comfortable for you. Don't compete with others in the class. ...Read more

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How is body temperature regulated?

How is body temperature regulated?

Hypothalamus : The hypothalamus is the regulatory gland, but does rely on a multitude of feedback from sensors throughout the body. See this simple explanation. Hope this helps! http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/thermo/heatreg.html ...Read more

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Does formostar body wrap really works?

Save your money: Take a hot bath if you enjoy that sort of thing. There is no medical benefit. ...Read more

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What are the points in acupressure to reduce belly fat?

What are the points in acupressure to reduce belly fat?

Abdominal fat: I practice acupuncture (which uses similar points). I know of no way via acupuncture, acupressure or any method to preferentially lose abdominal fat (other than plastic surgery). ...Read more

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What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) affect?

What system of the body does ganja (weed, herbs) affect?

Ganja: It has effects on the nervous system and the immunity systems. Its the nervous systems effects that are most problematic as there is no separation between the beneficial (like nausea , appetite etc..) effects and the harmful (craving, addiction, misuse, high, reward center stimulation) effects. Better not to start using this. ...Read more

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Does becosles or riboflavin reduce body heat?

Does becosles or riboflavin reduce body heat?

No: Neither affect the loss of body heat. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more