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Can breast canser patients do aerobic exercise?

Can breast canser patients do aerobic exercise?

Heck yea!: Physical activity during and after therapy for cancer is very important for recovery and a healthy survivorship. Do check with your family doc and your oncologist before you engage in an exercise program, though. ...Read more

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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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Can exercise decrease breast size?

Can exercise decrease breast size?

Sometimes: Breasts are composed of 2 things: fat and glandular tissue. If a woman loses weight overall, the amount of fat in her breasts diminishes also, so her breasts can appear/become smaller. ...Read more

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How to increase breast size? Exercise pecs?

How to increase breast size? Exercise pecs?

Big muscle not breas: Exercises will only increase the size of the pectoralis muscle which will negligibly increase the size of your breasts. The breast is composed of fatty tissue and exercise may actually decrease body fat and breast size. Non surgical breast augmentation options are discussed elsewhere here: medications, external expanders, garments, herbs, etc. But usually reliably accomplished with implants/fat. ...Read more

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How effective is breast lifting exercises?

How effective is breast lifting exercises?

Not particularly: Remember the breast tissue is fatty tissue and while it does have some connection to the underlying muscle tissue, that anatomic relationship tends to have limited overall affect on the cosmetic appearance of the breast. ...Read more

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Is a fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling good?

Is a fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling good?

Yes: You are nicely combining three different forms of aerobic conditioning exercises. Rowing and cycling activities are heart friendly as well as joint friendly; good exercise for the cardiovascular system without beating up your joints. Of the three, the treadmill has more impact on your knees and ankles as you run. Would advise keep in the treadmill flat as opposed to inclined. Easier on the knees. ...Read more

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Fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling, is this healthy?

Fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling, is this healthy?

All things in moder: all things in moderation. in general the american college of cardiology recommend 60 minutes of get-your-heart-rate-up exercise 5 days/wk if you're in shape - 90 minutes if you're not. that being said - "extreme" athleticism might be bad for you and shorten your life. (100 mile marathon runs, climbing mount everest) ...Read more

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Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Try to: Exercise machines (not sure exactly which youre referring to) try to simulate activities of different sports to some extent but they can never really do that the machines try to strengthen the muscles that are most intrinsic to particular sports also plyometrics can be helpful to gear oneself toward a specific sport or activity unfortunately, no one activity can truly equal actually playing sport. ...Read more

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Will breast exercises really work?

Will breast exercises really work?

Not really: They can build up the pectoral muscles (beneath the breast) but do nothing to enlarge or reshape the breast itself. ...Read more

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Any massage or exercise for enlarging breast size?

Any massage or exercise for enlarging breast size?

No medical proof: Although there are many websites advertising breast size increase with massage, none are medically proven.Assage may increase breast size temporarily due to swelling. The same is true for the brava system. ...Read more

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Does eunning in a treadmill reduce breast size ?

Does eunning in a treadmill reduce breast size ?

Not: running per se, but the breast are partially composed of fat, and if you lose weight and body fat in general, some of the fat loss will likely occur in the breasts as well, which could decrease their size. ...Read more

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What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

None: You gain weight by eating calories in excess of your metabolic nedds . you gain muscle by converting that weight to muscle through exercise. Healthier foods may be easier to convert to muscle. Different types of exercise work on muscle differently. ...Read more

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Is your breast shape changeable through exercise?

Is your breast shape changeable through exercise?

Only moderately: Breast shape cannot really be changed through exercise. You can lift breasts slightly with pectoral exercises such as the pec fly, but the effect is very moderate. ...Read more

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Does walking on treadmill reduces breast size?

Does walking on treadmill reduces breast size?

Depends: If you're talking about male breasts this is doubtful. In general weight loss of 20# or more will reduce breasts slightly. Probably will require surgery. Use caution old techniques are still around that leave too much scarring. ...Read more

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Are exercise bikes a good way to workout?

Exercise bike: Yes biking is effective exercise. Pay attention also to flexibility and to strength for increased fitness. ...Read more

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Is using machine Pilates as effective as strength training in gaining lean body mass?

Is using machine Pilates as effective as strength training in gaining lean body mass?

I'm not sure: I don't know of any real studies that compare the two methods. Some types of apparatus used in pilates machine classes definitely offer resistance training, as well as stretching and flexibility. It would also depend on how high a resistance or how heavy a weight is used, as well as the number of times (repetitions) the exercise is repeated. Strength training is probably best to build muscle. ...Read more

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Will breast massage with herbal oil surely increase breast size?

Will breast massage with herbal oil surely increase breast size?

No: No. There isn't anything you can rub on your breasts to increase their size. The only way to increase them is by gaining weight when they get replaced with fatty tissue(not recommended). The tried and true way is with surgery. Implants. ...Read more

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Will rope skipping results in breast hanging or increase in breast size?

Will rope skipping results in breast hanging or increase in breast size?

"Hanging loose": If rope skipping involves going without breast support in the form of a athletic bra, over time yes the ligaments that hold them up will sag. Breast size however is unaffected by rope skipping. ...Read more

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Do breast implants weight more than breast tissue?

Do breast implants weight more than breast tissue?

Yes: Saline implants are somewhat heavier (for an equal volume) than breast tissue. Silicone implants have a very similar weight to natural breast tissue. ...Read more

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Is thete any risk with exercising barefoot on an elliptical machine?

Is thete any risk with exercising barefoot on an elliptical machine?

Probably not: Since your feet do not leave the pedals on the ellipitical, it should probably be ok. Stop the exercise if your feet start to bother you or you have other symptoms. ...Read more