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Breathing Techniques For Long Distance Running
Please recommend if it's better to run a short distance fast, or a longer distance slowly for cardio workout?
Slowly.: work up to a full work out. At middle age one should problaby have an evaluation prior to a major change in work out. Then, gradually increase distances. We know there is a reliable reduction in diabetes and cardiac risks at 90 min per week of exercise enough to increase heart rate. Generally this is recommended as 20-30 min 3-4 a week. Not Happening With Sprints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Unless you are suffering from symptoms of exercise- or cold-induced asthma (coughing or wheezing when running, particularly in cold weather), probably not. Endurance running is not ventilation limited, rather the limitations have more to do with fuel or the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more
Can hyperventilating from breathlessness after running fast cause you to breath in more pollution? dangerous if run for a long time? car came v close
Pollution: Particulates that deposit in the lungs are uniformly distributed for the most part with local spikes(smoke etc).The larger the volume of air cycled through the lungs the larger the volume of undesired exposure,Beware ...Read more
Masturbating daily long sessions, fast heart beat, warm chest, both lasting for long periods, BPM ranging from 60 to 90. Heart problems? Should i stop masturbating, to allow for body to rest? I'm 19
You're a man!: Hey buddy! You're 20 years old. I'm glad you're enjoying your body like all the other guys. This physiologic response is fine. I hope you get just as excited when romance comes into your life. If you're taking too much time focused on erotica, and it's compulsive, we can help. Otherwise, enjoy being young. Maybe you could even talk with Dad about your changing body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much successful tkr is? Can a person do routine activities without pain? (only walking expected, no sports, jogging etc)
Very Successful: 95% of tkr patients have a good to excellent result. 95% of patients 55 years old and older have good results that last 30 years. Younger and more active patients create concerns for early failure of the tkr. Walking is acceptable for tkr. High impact activities should be reduced. With your condition and age, there should be other options discussed before tkr. ...Read more
Is using an electronic programable stationary bicycle set for a moderate pace just as beneficial to the heart as taking a moderately paced walk?
Heart: Yes, just as effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Keep running...: The only way to improve your endurance is to keep doing it... Go slow, alternate running and jogging/walking and slowly decrease the amount of walking you do between running. Make sure to stay hydrated and if you are aiming for very long distances electrolytes can also help. ...Read more
Chronic knee pain. Job requires sitting for long durations. Doing daily jog. Pain relieves while body is warmed upMild squats relieves pain for a day.
Keep up the good work!: You seem to have answered your own question. Chronic knee pain made worse with sitting is often mild to moderate arthritis. Sitting is really hard on arthritic knees because it causes pressure in one spot on the damaged cartilage. Changing the position of your knees can help. Can you adjust your workstation to stand? Exercising is how cartilage "Breaths". Keep up the good work! ...Read more
Any suggestions on which machine is good : elliptical cross trainer or treadmill for minimal exercise?
Take a Break: Agree with dr. E and dr.G about walking and stretching. Prevent computer/tech stiffness by varying your activities every 20-30 minutes. Don't be glued to the screen. Easy stretches to do at your desk can be found at: http://myappleaday.Com/?P=914 good luck. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had anxiety problems (stuttering) for 5 months i'm facing the problem by doing breathing techniques daily how long will it take 4 stutter to go?
Contact your Dr.: If you haven't already seen your physician, you need to do this. There is need for more information, but start with your pcp. It is important to rule out physical problems, before assuming that it's only anxiety. If it turns out to be anxiety, there are many other things in addition to breathing techniques which could be helpful. Then it would be advantageous to work with a therapist. ...Read more
I recommend them: Try them and then you can see if they help you or not. ...Read more
I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more
How often should pt use the airlife breathing training device (looks like a plastic toy) post CABG surgery? It measures how much air you can pull in
10x/hour: This sounds like an incentive spirometer. It is a 'toy' that you take deep breaths into to lift the marker and measure the depth of your breaths. If that is what it is you are describing, we tell patients to use it 10x per hour. So the best is during a commercial while watching tv. But it helps to expand the lungs and decrease the chance of pneumonia. Check your md for more details. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe : The effect of running depends on the distance and the age of child. A prepubertal child who runs longs distances and does not maintain adequate nutrition may not have the needed building blocks for growth. A separate issue is the effect on bones as far as density and injury is concerned. Excessive running and loss of necessary body fat will interfere with menstrual cycles in girls. ...Read more
Usually, how long thus a software professional suffeering with back-pain(loss of lumbar lordosis) need to take rest before resuming his work?
57 m w/ right small inguinal hurnia. Good health. Love running slow yet long distance. As far as chronic pain & back to running - is it open or l-scop
Any suggestions for alleviating feet soreness in the morning which is caused by high impact activity? I. E. Long distance running, Thai boxing, skippi
Feet pain: Listen to your body and see a foot specialist.Foot disorders from high impact training are very common and can last for weeks/months/years if not treated promptly and properly.Also, your local new ballance store can be helpful. ...Read more
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