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Can Stretching Exercises Increase Strength And Endurance
Will weight training and aerobic exercise contribute to inflammation and joint pain with sle or will increased strength help?
Strike a balance: Arthritis, especially inflammatory type (like lupus or rheumatoid) responds well to moderate exercise. You have to find the right amount for your body. I encourage you to do weights and aerobic exercise but i urge you to get help with it at first. See a physical therapist or sports med trainer and explain your situation. You don't want an injury and you don't want to over do it at first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)
Free exercise sites: Here are a few references: https://www.learnvest.com/2013/01/10-free-workout-sites-youll-love/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-smith2/free-online-workout_b_7722024.html https://www.freetrainers.com/ ...Read more
What's the best way to maximise muscle growth and muscle recovery after strength and conditioning training?
There are options: You could do isometric exercises. This means that you use your own body to create resistance. Imagine pushing against a door that is already locked, this generates muscle contraction but you aren't lifting anything heavy. Also aqua aerobics is a good option. You will have resistance from the water but again you don't have to lift anything heavy. Talk to your primary doctor to get their blessing. ...Read more
Yes: Running is an excellent exercise for building cardiovascular endurance; if you run distances you will improve your slow-twitch muscle tone and over time as you decrease body fat your muscles may appear more defined; if you focus on sprinting you will engage fast-twitch muscle and may see more of a "mass" effect; if you are trying for body-builder muscles strength training in gym is your best bet. ...Read more
Fitness: CV endurance refers to aerobic conditioning, or the body's ability to maintain a heightened level of physical activity over a long period of time. I liken it to marathons over sprints, like driving freeway miles instead of city miles. Your heart is fondest of freeway miles vs short bursts that we think of as city miles-like your auto! Achieve CV endurance by steady exertion over longer pds of time ...Read more
Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging / aerobic program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Strength training with weights increases muscle strength, endurance and general body habitus. Good Luck! ...Read more
Bodyweight enough: To help gain strength and muscle mass when used properly with various exercises in a carefully designed program. Proper positioning and use of gravity can result in loads of up to 3xbody weight. Other ways use water therapy program for extra resistance if you cannot do traditional landbased exercises due to chronic pain or morbid obesity. See experienced personal trainer, pt, or a physiatrist. ...Read more
Mayo Clinic: Mayoclinic.Com has a good list of non-impact core exercises under multimedia tab. The slide show and explanation is pretty informative. ...Read more
Is it okay for people with high blood pressure to do exercises that improve core strength, increase bone mass and muscle tone?
None: It sounds like you are looking for some type of exercise that will result in microfractures which then lead to lengthening of the bones and increased height? To my knowledge this is not possible. There is something called the ilizarov technique in which an external fixator is utilized for limb lengthening or straightening, but this is used for abnormal limb pathology. ...Read more
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