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Doctor insights on: Body Pump Classes

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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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Omnipod insulin delivery system versus other insulin pumps, what's the difference?

Omnipod insulin delivery system versus other insulin pumps, what's the difference?

Patch pump: Hi. Omnipod is a "patch pump", meaning the pump attaches directly to your skin every 3 days, and there is no tubing attaching the pump to the infusion site like there is in traditional insulin pumps. There are plusses and minuses to both types of pumps, and neither type does anything for control you can't do with multiple daily injections using analog basal and bolus insulins. CGM is more vital. ...Read more

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Is an omnipod insulin delivery system better than other insulin pumps?

Is an omnipod insulin delivery system better than other insulin pumps?

Insulin pump: It is a good insulin pump, and many users like it. However, an insulin pump often does not solve your blood sugar issues. It requires a lot of care, and you still need to check your glu many times per day. If you are thinking about a pump, you should be talking to an endocrinologist who uses a lot of pumps and who can guide you through this. ...Read more

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Will doctors prescribe body building drugs like deca-durabolin?

Will doctors prescribe body building drugs like deca-durabolin?

Most will not: Anabolic steroids can stimulate the creation of muscle fibers when associated with diet and exercise. This would be an off label and probably illegal use of a controlled substance. Deca-durabolin has been used with aids patients who have muscle wasting. ...Read more

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What are protein pump inhibitors?

What are protein pump inhibitors?

Acid reducers: These inhibit the stomach pumps that produce acid and reduce the acid. Commonly used as treatment for acid reflux and stomach problems. ...Read more

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Can certain breast pumps help me pump more milk?

Can certain breast pumps help me pump more milk?

Yes: There are manual and electric breast pumps; electric are stronger and typically help you pump more milk. Also pumping both sides at once can help stimulate more flow. Putting the electric pump on the highest comfortable setting will produce the most milk effectively and efficiently. ...Read more

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Is a diabetic insulin pump with the new attachable 24-7 glucose monitor more convenient than traditional insulin pumps?

Is a diabetic insulin pump with the new attachable 24-7 glucose monitor more convenient than traditional insulin pumps?

Yes, and better: The continuous glucose monitoring systems represent a tremendous advance in the ability for Insulin controlled diabetics. Although they still need to check a few times a day to calibrate the meter, the continuous monitoring allows the system to anticipate trends, such as falling glucose levels and adjust the pump rate accordingly. With attention to diet and good training, the system is much safer. ...Read more

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Who prescribes body building drugs like deca-durabolin?

Who prescribes body building drugs like deca-durabolin?

Most docs will not: Anabolic steroids can stimulate the creation of muscle fibers when associated with diet and exercise. This would be an off label and probably illegal use of a controlled substance. Deca-durabolin has been used with aids patients who have muscle wasting. ...Read more

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Which kind of exercise targets muscle cells to meet a rapid demand for energy?

Which kind of exercise targets muscle cells to meet a rapid demand for energy?

Training is specific: train for the type of exercise you plan to do.. burst or pylse training si effective at increasing stamina ...Read more

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Does any drug reaching heart via IV bolous route also exerts its effects on heart?

Does any drug reaching heart via IV bolous route also exerts its effects on heart?

Heart disease: Drugs given by IV bolus go directly to the heart and are pumped around the body. If the drug is active on the heart, it will be manifest. ...Read more

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How bad are pre work outs like nitric oxide for your body, for example super pump 250?

How bad are pre work outs like nitric oxide for your body, for example super pump 250?

Depends: Most pre work out drinks have two main purposes and that is to prepare your muscles for the workout and to give you a boost of energy to complete your workout. Keeping that in mind there are many pre workout drinks out there with a vast array of ingredients claiming to give you an edge. What ever drink you choose make sure you drink plenty of water both during and after your workout. ...Read more

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How do you switch endorphin receptors from excitatory mode back to inhibitory mode?

How do you switch endorphin receptors from excitatory mode back to inhibitory mode?

Neurotransmitters: come in both excitatory and inhibitory forms. You need to know the levels of each. Can you tell us why you want to do this? Neurotransmitter levels can be lab tested. www.neuroscienceinc.com has a good panel using urine as the sample, which is the best way to go. Peace and good health. Please see your doc. ...Read more

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Could humanin help type 1 diabetic patients to revive their pancreatic beta cells?

Could humanin help type 1 diabetic patients to revive their pancreatic beta cells?

Unlikely: Humanin is a peptide that has some cell protective properties, but all the studies have been in cultured cells or rodents. By the time someone has t1dm, the beta cells are badly damaged by autoimmunity. A number of trials have tried different methods to rescue them, but the data have not been good. ...Read more

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How to train atp-pcr energy system?

How to train atp-pcr energy system?

General fitness: APT and phosphocreatine do their marvels without being trained. Anyone offering you some magic supplement, food or exercise is fooling with you. Get with a real fitness trainer. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Amino acid 2222 dosage per day for body building n muscles gaining?

Amino acid 2222 dosage per day for body building n muscles gaining?

Amino acid 2222: Building muscle depends on many factors - you're training regimen, the type of exercises you're doing, frequency, amount of protein you're getting from other sources... And probably most importantly, your genetics. And other docs can chime in, but i think the jury is still out if high dose Amino Acid supplementation really does anything to boost muscle mass or performance. ...Read more

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Can working out prevent my body fat from being distributed abnormally? Due to complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir) medication?

Can working out prevent my body fat from being distributed abnormally? Due to complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir) medication?

Complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir): It would be unlikely that Complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir) would cause any fat redistribution or abnormal distribution. What prompts the concern? ...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