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Can I Do Jumping Jacks While Pregnant
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I also have a pee problem when I do jumping jacks, but I've never had children before. What does this mean?
Bladder instability: Well, our bladder holds urine with the help of pelvic floor muscles, bladder muscles and a small gate (sphincter). For us to urinate, there has to be perfect co-ordination of opening of the gate with relaxation of pelvic floor muscles while contraction of bladder muscles. So you don't have to pregnant for this synchronicity to be lost. You need to see urologist for further work up. ...Read more
High BP when I'm sedentary, especially lying on my back in the PM. But if I do jumping jacks for 10 minutes and then rest, my numbers go down.
Record BP and send r: Send us the BP readings, done at rest daily for 3-4 days. We can then guide you further. ...Read more
One would have to: Examine your feet to answer the question. You can try looking at your feet while standing and looking in a mirror to see if you are flatfooted as the jumping may be putting additional stress on the foot and /or perhaps wearing an orthotic would take some stress off the foot during these activities. ...Read more
I get a headache whenever I do jumping jacks or jog. MRI and EEG normal. I have migraine disorder, so can jumping exercise aggregate it?
Yes: A number of things occur in your body during exercise that can aggravate headaches. This can include changes in blood pressure, body temperature, and the release of neurotransmitter a such as norepinephrine. Discuss with your neurologist the specific cause of your headaches and whether a modification in your exercise regimen should be done. ...Read more
Had hysterectomy 2001, I'm 60lbs overweight, been exercising alot but when I do jumping jacks it hurts in my lower abdomen. Any ideas? Thank you
See below: Any exercise that increases the heart rate will help to lose calories and weight. ...Read more
There is no way to give you an accurate answer. This would vary based upon your weight, the rapidity of the exercise and several other variables.
But, it is a good start to good exercise. ...Read more
While doing jumping jacks for exercise I felt a crunch in the center of my back. 2 days later I'm more uncomfortable than in pain. What could it be?
If U happen 2 land-: -very hard instead of a soft landing U can put a lot of pressure on a disk, & if U have a Hx of occasions of minor back pain, this may B an acute strain, and the disk space is unhappy. Inflammation sets in which takes a day or 2. OTC NSAIDS R helpful if able 2 take them. Also activity modification until feeling better. ...Read more
Exercise weight loss: Any regular form of exercise will aid with weight loss. M it is always a balance of calories in, versus caloris out. A regular form of exercise will boost your metabolic rate and aid with weight loss. I don't think that any magic number like 1000 is necessary. Mi always was impressed with hershel walker who did 1000 push ups and sit ups a day, but any 30 min of regular daily activity will work. ...Read more
I am getting chest pain when I do activity especially jumping jacks. At rest it eventually is fine again. What is this?
I'm 18 yo female. I am in a very physically demanding dance program. I've been getting really bad chest pains while doing jumping jacks. What do I do?
Sounds like you may have a sprain in one of the muscles in your chest wall. Drink lots of water - stretch out before exercise and reduce exercise routine for awhile to allow the muscle time to heal.
http://orthopedics. Answers. Com/diagnosis/the-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-a-chest-wall-sprain ...Read more
Yes: Sounds like you've found something you enjoy doing. I'm a ringside physician and these are popular with boxers, as is the more familiar rope-jumping. ...Read more
Doubt it.: "a person weighing 150 pounds can burn up to 153 calories (5.1 calories per minute) during a moderate intensity jumping jacks exercise that lasts for half an hour. A person weighing 200 pounds can burn up to 204 calories (6.8 calories per minute) for the same amount of time" (http://www. Just-health. Net/How-Many-Calories-Do-Jumping-Jacks-Burn. Html) ...Read more
Doubtful: Not really.Get a more detailed answer ›
It depends. ..:
On how much you weigh and how vigorously you do the jumping jacks. There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus:
http://www. Healthstatus. Com/calculate/cbc
use the "jumping jacks" "moderate" or "vigorous" categories. ...Read more
What a workout!: Those are some FAST jumping jacks! Your weight is in range for your height. In general 10k steps or four miles is great daily exercise. Keep up the good work. I understand I'm sidestepping your question a bit. Do you feel like you are overweight? If so definitely spend time with a counselor. Peace and good health! Thanks for using Healthtap! ...Read more
No: Even a little exercise should raise your heart rate. As you get back into good aerobic shape, it will increase less. ...Read more
Is this a good exercise routine I do 500 jumping jacks 100 sit-ups 100 push - ups should I do more or is this good?
Look up army fitness testing.
May want to add walk or jog or exercycle for 30 minutes. ...Read more
My heart rate skyrockets when I exercise. Today I did jumping jacks for only a minute and my rate was at 180. Is that really bad? I'm 23 years old
Out of shape: You need to start doing regular exercise- whatever you like--walking, running, swimming, aerobics etc- at least 30 minutes a day. Then you can increase it gradually. The situation like you described is very common to happen when you are out of shape and your body is not well trained/maintained. Don't be discouraged- instead use it as a motivation. ...Read more
My ankle is swollen after working out and doing jumping jacks. 1st time working out since April 2014. Should I be worried. How can I heal my ankle?
Ankle swelling: Ice and elevate when at rest. Use an ankle brace when working out, and see a foot and ankle specialist if swelling or pain persists. ...Read more
My knees are bad from playing sports when I was young. I can't do jumping jacks. What can I do instead?
Would doing 200 push ups 4 days a week build a chest. And does jumping jacks and mountain climbers help the lower abdominal.?
Yes, your muscles will develop if you do this many push ups and other exercises. You probably noticed that weight lifters need to do more than push ups to get very strong- they lift heavy weights and look at their nutrition closely.
If you are as dedicated as you say, you will probably notice some changes in a couple weeks.
Good luck ...Read more