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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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Can juicing change the way my body metabolizes anti depressants and klonopin (clonazepam)?

Can juicing change the way my body metabolizes anti depressants and klonopin (clonazepam)?

Avoid grapefruit : In general it should not make a significant change. But it is recommended that you don't eat or drink grapefruit juice when taking a number of different medications (i.e., buspar, (buspirone) halcion, tegreto, valium, versed, )(zoloft). ...Read more

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Does non sugary carbs (bread, potato, rice) turn into the same kind of substance that table sugar turns into, once digested into blood stream?

Does non sugary carbs (bread, potato, rice) turn into the same kind of substance that table sugar turns into, once digested into blood stream?

Most times: Potatoes and rice are starches and starches breakdown to his sugars That your body can utilize. Starches long chains sugars. They get absorbed into your body much slower than taking a simple sugar. ...Read more

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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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How does walking uphill and downhill in high heel shoes affect muscle kinesiology?

How does walking uphill and downhill in high heel shoes affect muscle kinesiology?

Its all about the: Achilles tendon. Walking on flat surfaces with high heeled shoes on a regular basis causes shortening/tightening of the tendon. Doing so on hills is a bigger issue between the extra stress on the tendon when going uphill and the strain on the anterior muscles of the leg and overall balance when going downhill. ...Read more

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I heard lifting weights or cardio forces your body to burn fat for energy ,provide a superior insulin sensitivity, increase HGH off the roof? true?

I heard lifting weights or cardio forces your body to burn fat for energy ,provide a superior insulin sensitivity, increase HGH off the roof? true?

Many effects: Exercise does improve lipolysis(fat burning) and decrease insulin resistance, but it's more so in the short run. And depending on the type and intensity of exercise, there is also an exercise induced growth hormone response. ...Read more

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Is it true that our metabolism begins to slow in our 30s? What are some ways to increase it again? Cardio workout? Strength training? Diet changes?

Is it true that our metabolism begins to slow in our 30s? What are some ways to increase it again? Cardio workout? Strength training? Diet changes?

You are spot on: Metabolism does seem to slow as we age, however, that does not mean we cannot counteract that with diet and exercise. Both aerobic/ cardio exercise and strength training play a role in boosting metabolism. A good start is 3-5 days of aerobic 45-60 minutes and 2-3 days of strength training. Add some stretching to keep it balanced. Watch fats/ sugars in diet and in all moderation. Beware alcohol. ...Read more

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How can I train my body to use fat instead of glycogen as the main energy source?

How can I train my body to use fat instead of glycogen as the main energy source?

Train: Your body always searches for glycogen first for energy. It is the fastest processed and most available energy source. After glycogen stores are depleted, fat is used as an energy source. Bu this usually takes 45 minutes of sustained activity at a mild to moderate level of intensity. ...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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Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

No limitations: The short answer is that breast implants should not limit your lifestyle. However, it is important that they not be too large and that you are aware of all of the ramifications in terms of implants in athletic women. I would recommend asking your plastic surgeon for specific information on this. ...Read more

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Which anti-depressants or anti-anxiety drugs that slow down body metabolism the least?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is often: Used for atypical depression. In some cases, people who are overweight and depressed have been able to lose modest amounts of weight when taking this medication. Lexapro (escitalopram) is a fairly weight neutral ssri. Talk to you doctor for his/her recommendation. ...Read more

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What system do the HDL in cells belong to?

GI: Hello paris -- the HDL or high density lipoprotein is a transport protein that is synthesized in the liver and function in the entire gastrointestinal system. ...Read more

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Between Pilates mat and tennis. Which of the two would help me lose body fat faster?

Lose fat: The exercise that burns more calories will result in faster weight loss. It depends on how aggressive you are on the tennis court vs pilates. ...Read more

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Which type of walking reduce body fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Which type of walking reduce body  fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Weight loss: It is not about the type of walking but rather the calories burned. Using your example you will have walked 3 miles in one hour slow walking and 2.7 miles in a 1/2 hour fast walking. Because you went farther slow walking you would have burned more calories and therefore, lost more weight from the longer walk. ...Read more