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Doctor insights on: Can Stretching Exercises Increase Strength And Endurance

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Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Best=what you'll do!: Yes, endurance/other activity that raises hr is better than simply lifting weights, eg. But the regimen need not be overly strenuous. Even walking has been shown to have beneficial effects on cognitive function of "seniors" (note the numerous articles by art kramer, phd, and colleagues). So it is best to select or continue an activity that is enjoyable and engage in it on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

Str vs Endur: Strength is looking for maximum output over a short period of time. An example of this would be powerlifting. Endurance would be training for long periods of time usually at a reduced rate. This would be a distance runner. Usually it is best to cross train, or train for both as in doing so you can develop both types of muscle fibers, fast twitch (strength) and slow twitch (endurance). ...Read more

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What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read more

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I want to raise my strength what food should I consume for heavy strength exercise.

I want to raise my strength what food should I consume for heavy strength exercise.

Training Nutrition: A well balanced diet. Six small meals a day. Adequate protein! great book, "eating for life" by bill phillips. ...Read more

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Can i increase my height by doing stretching exercises after the age of 20?

Can i increase my height by doing stretching exercises after the age of 20?

I would love that :): Most men are done with vertical growth by about 20..Some may stop a bit earlier and some later, but my guess would be around 20. Unfortunately, we continue to grow sideway persistently into oldage. If stretching can increase height, i would be doing it every day. Keep healthy roxen--keeping an ideal body wt helps with the taller image vs being obese. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do really stretching exercises make you taller ?! i am 17 years old and i am 169cm i want to increase 6 CM how ?? will that help me ?

Do really stretching exercises make you taller ?! i am 17 years old and i am 169cm i want to increase 6 CM how ?? will that help me ?

I am sorry: I don't believe they do, I think your genes predetermine your height....food etc may play a role in helping you get there, but I do not see how stretching makes you grow. ...Read more

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Does stretching exercises and diet increasse my height?im 20m 5.6 inches

Does stretching exercises and diet increasse my height?im 20m  5.6 inches

No: Stretching may increase your flexibility but will not increase your height. Boys generally 'quit growing ' by age 19; girls usually a year or two earlier.best of luck! ...Read more

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I would like to know about the diets and exercise one should follow to increase the strength and bone weight. ?

I would like to know about the diets and exercise one should follow to increase the strength and bone weight. ?

Weight bearing: exercise. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more