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Will lap swimming cause swollen breasts?

Will  lap swimming cause swollen breasts?

Doubtful: I have never heard of this happening. I cannot determine how this might happen. If anything it may firm the muscles under the breasts and promote a more well supported breast. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is stationary bike a weight-bearing exercise?

Is stationary bike a weight-bearing exercise?

Wolff's Law: Yes...But controversial answer. Weight bearing exercise such as walking is good for your bones (osteoporosis) because of their response to stress and impact. This leads to strengthening of your bones known as wolff's law. While technically not bearing weight, stationary biking and elliptical use do cause resistance (muscles tug on bone) thus also strengthening your bones to some extent. ...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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How to prevent shoulder injuries when ocean kayaking?

How to prevent shoulder injuries when ocean kayaking?

Conditioning: Before kayaking, shoulder and upper extremity strengthening would be helpful. Stretching and limbering up the shoulders and arms before you start is good. If you need to roll the kayak, do not let your arms go behind your head, keep hands and arms in front to prevent dislocations. ...Read more

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Can inline skating reduce thigh fat?

Can inline skating reduce thigh fat?

Inline skating can: Help to tone inner thigh muscles. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be thighl fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle.Tone inner thighs w extended leg lifts. ...Read more

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7 weeks after cardiac contusion, heart palpitates when i'm showering in hot water. I'm an avid walker, healthy weight, and heart is otherwise healthy.

7 weeks after cardiac contusion, heart palpitates when i'm showering in hot water. I'm an avid walker, healthy weight, and heart is otherwise healthy.

Palpitations: You may have had some scar formation after the contusion which predisposes to palpitations. If your stress echo was normal, you likely don't have to be concerned unless the palpitations cause a lot of symptoms for you. In that case check with your dr. You should also make sure the 24hr holter didn't show anything untoward. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight while i'm breast feeding?

Can I lose weight while i'm breast feeding?

Absoluely: Weight loss is all a calorie in/calorie out deal. If you expend more calories in a day than you take in, over time you will lose weight. Make sure you are getting enough fluids to keep your milk supply going, and enough variety of foods to get appropriate nutrition for the baby. Other than that, take your daily vitamin and enjoy the weight loss without having to work out! ...Read more

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Can i workout @ gym with bells palsy?

Can i workout @ gym with bells palsy?

Why not??: Current concept of bell's palsy suggests causation secondary to a herpetic outbreak. Exercise does not affect for better or worse, and might improve your spirits during this difficulty. ...Read more

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Does walking on treadmill hurt arthritic knees is stationary bike better?

Does walking on treadmill hurt arthritic knees is stationary bike better?

A stationary bike is: best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. This puts some stress on your non weight bearing bone and aids in treating bothoosteoporosis as well as sarcopenia or muscle loss. Bones need to be stressed to remain healthy. ...Read more

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Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Local loss falicy: Local weight loss unfortunately just doesn't work you need a good general long term program. ...Read more

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Is jumping rope good to lose inner thigh fat?

Is jumping rope good to lose inner thigh fat?

Yes, sort of...: It is impossible to specify the area of fat loss based on a particular exercise. Cardiovascular exercise like jumping rope, if done for long enough and if paired with proper diet, can lead to fat loss and thus weight loss, but the fat loss likely won't be primarily from the inner thighs. Your best bet is diet and exercise for overall weight loss, and you will lose some of that inner thigh fat too. ...Read more

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Hand pumping fast while rock climbing.

Hand pumping fast while rock climbing.

Normal for exercise: Since climbing is exercise, depending on your conditioning your heart will be at rapidly. As you get into better condition this will be less of a stress on your heart ...Read more

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How one can tone up sagging breasts after breast feeding ?

How one can tone up sagging breasts after breast feeding ?

Sagging Breasts: : Here are two options: 1. Plastic surgery to lift the breasts. 2. Breast support. Up to 85% of american women are wearing the incorrect size of bra. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help with design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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How to get fit, lose weight while playing ice hockey?

How to get fit, lose weight while playing ice hockey?

Just do it!: Encourage stretching, aerobics and strength training to help prepare you for ice hockey. ...Read more

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With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

Limit activities: Without knowing what your shoulder injury is, it is probably safe to say of all activities listed aerobic walking should be fine until diagnosis is made. Roller derby is an intense contact sport and could definitely aggravate your shoulder if it is injured. See your doctor if you have shoulder pain, difficulty with range of motion for further work up, possible xray for a clearer diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will sport bras hurt your breast?

Not usually.: Would encourage you to go in person to a specialty bra store. Up to 85% of american women are wearing incorrect bra size. The professionals at a specialty bra stored can ensure that you have the correct band and cup size as well the best design to fit your need. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. If is worth the effort. ...Read more