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How many calories do you burn doubg leg extensions?

How many calories do you burn doubg leg extensions?

Depends!: Depends on how much weight you are using and how many you do and how hard it is to do them. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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I hurt my leg today in my softball game, so is there any way to work out and burn calories without killing my leg?

I hurt my leg today in my softball game, so is there any way to work out and burn calories without killing my leg?

Exercise bicycle.: You can burn a lot of calories on an exercise bicycle, if you can flex your knee enough to make revolutions on the pedals. ...Read more

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How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more

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Does sleeping with ankle weights burn calories?

Does sleeping with ankle weights burn calories?

I think not: Sorry. Not unless you had restless leg syndrome and were moving those feet all around. ...Read more

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How many calories does a full mile of slow toe-heel steps burn?

How many calories does a full mile of slow toe-heel steps burn?

No way to know: There is no way to know this answer since it would depend on your heart rate and metabolism. ...Read more

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Can I burn calories riding stationary bike and is it a good idea with bad knee? I have TKR coming up in February. Also, should I get second opinion? Ty

Can I burn calories riding stationary bike and is it a good idea with bad knee? I have TKR coming up in February. Also, should I get second opinion? Ty

Yes you can: Biking is usually a good exercise option for those with knee osteoarthritis. It is non-impact and tolerated by most. Honestly, with an upcoming knee replacement, it's unlikely your arthritis will worsen between now and then. The biking can keep your muscles toned and may help you in your rehabilitation after surgery. A second opinion is always a wise idea before undergoing a major surgery. ...Read more

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Leg randomly starts shaking what does this mean?

Leg randomly starts shaking what does this mean?

Leg shaking: You should be evaluated by a physician. You might have a neurological disorder such as huntington's disease, myoclonus, periodic limb movement disorder, or restless legs syndrome, etc. ...Read more

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I feel very faint and my legs start shaking when I get up.?

I feel very faint and my legs start shaking when I get up.?

Evaluation Needed: There are a myriad of diagnoses possible so you will need to go to your doctors for a comprehensive evaluation and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I have plantar warts are painful, why my leg starts shaking?

See a dermatologist: Or podiatrist. Whatever is on your feet is so painful it affects your gait so your muscles are stressed. ...Read more

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Does Amitryptline when mixed with Perphenazine stop your leg from shaking? It shook when I just took Perphenazine by itself.

Leg shaking.: There are different causes for leg shaking. Combination of Amitriptyline and Perphenazine will very unlikely help leg shaking. ...Read more

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In situations that I am being tested my mind is at ease but my right leg is violently shaking. What is the problem? What can I do to stop it?

In situations that I am being tested my mind is at ease but my right leg is violently shaking. What is the problem? What can I do to stop it?

Relaxation training: Many people feel anxious wien being tested, however some people experience it cognitively (thinking), affectively (feeling anxious) or physiologically (body symptoms) or a combination of the above. Learning some relaxation techniques and exercises and rehearsing the being tested situation while using these is something a clinical psychologist could help with. ...Read more

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Why my legs are always cold and my hands are always shaking?

Why my legs are always cold and my hands are always shaking?

Possible neuropathy: They are probably two different things...If you have abnormal sense of temperature with numbness and tingling in your feet or burning pain...You may have peripheral neuropathy.

As far as the tremor is concerned, they may be qualified further as occurring when at rest, posture holding or with action. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more