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Can cardio workouts burn protein?

Can cardio workouts burn protein?

Not usually: Our body does not use protein for energy unless it is an emergency (starvation for example). The simple way to look at this is that it will first break carbs, then fat (to make carbs and break them). Once it used all the carbs and fat (which should only happen in starvation), it would use protein. ...Read more

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Insanity workout calorie burn?

Insanity workout calorie burn?

Not about calories: The "insanity" workout isn't about calories, but about conditioning your body with interval training. That said, the "calorie burn" depends on how much you weigh (bigger body = more). And it's named "insanity" for a reason, in that it's extremely intense and not for someone who is just starting back into exercise. It's a collection of dvd's you can do at home. 6 days/week, 30-60 min each. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Cardio workout (Tip)

May have a six-pack under that belly fat. Cardio workout, avoid trans ; eat food that increase hdls. ...See more

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Do cardio workouts tone yor tummy?

Do cardio workouts tone yor tummy?

Tumy sag: Cardio workouts will help reduce the fat layer between your muscles and your skin which will definitely tone your abdomen. If there is excess skin it will need to be removed through a procedure called a tummy tuck. Loose skin that comes as a result of pregnancies and weight fluctuations does not shrink with exercise. ...Read more

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Does cardio burn muscle?

Does cardio burn muscle?

Inflammation is the: Process by which cardio makes muscle regenerate, get stronger and grow. ...Read more

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Cardio workout (Tip)

Short workouts are just as useful for building health as longer workouts, so just get out there! ...See more

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Insanity workout fit test, calories burned?

Insanity workout fit test, calories burned?

Thanks for asking!: Workout is good! not insanity workout! it is good to be fit! not fat! but not with insanity workout! ...Read more

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Is soccer a good cardio workout?

Is soccer a good cardio workout?

Most of time: In a soccer match there are different levels of exercise. Most of the time is in the cardio level, but it also has sprint runs in between. In the training for this sport, both the aerobic and anaerobic capabilities should be trained to perform better. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Wright Dr. Wright
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Listening to a lively, interesting podcast or language lesson can make workouts work the brain too. ...See more

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Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

YES: "bodyweight training" is absolutely beneficial. Look at pictures of 1982 heisman trophy winner herschel walker from the university of georgia who went on to play in the nfl. His entire workout regimen consisted of nothing but calisthenics. Amazing results and very affordable ! ...Read more

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Can circuit training count as cardio exercise?

Can circuit training count as cardio exercise?

Cardio Mix: Yes; the best way to lose weight is cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

Dr. Carmen Kavali Dr. Kavali
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Cardio workout (Tip)

Add your workout to your weekly calendar. Making time for working out makes it less "optional". ...See more

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Do isometric exercise burn calories?

Do isometric exercise burn calories?

Not a lot: Exercise is burning. it uses oxygen. See if your breathing rate goes up with it. Personally weight lifting yes, and isometric hardly at all. ...Read more

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Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Can hiit cardio workouts (on the treadmill) burn belly fat fast?

Local loss falicy: Local weight loss unfortunately just doesn't work you need a good general long term program. ...Read more

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Cardio workout (Tip)

Circuit weight training combines cardio with resistance & gets results with minimal time: 3x 45m/wk! ...See more

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Could cardio workout all your body?

Could cardio workout all your body?

Yes: With the right cardio exercise, it can workout your whole body. ...Read more

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Which "low impact cardio workouts" are good workouts?

Swim: Swimming is probably one of the most underutilized low impact exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Carmen Kavali Dr. Kavali
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Bored in your workout routine? Find some new classes to try out. Zumba? Crossfit? Bootcamp? Barre? ...See more

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Could sprint running & hiit intervals substitutes weightlifting for fat loss?

Could sprint running & hiit intervals substitutes weightlifting for fat loss?

Sure: Fat loss? Yes! building strength? Less likley hiit is a great way to tone up. Just be sure to not overdo it when starting out, and remember if your going for fat loss abs are made in the kitchen above all. ...Read more

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Does cardio exercise help burn fat?

Does cardio exercise help burn fat?

Aerobic does!: Aerobic exercise is exercising for an extended period of time (20 min or more, nonstop) at a moderate level (3-5 on a 0-10 scale). What many call "cardio" may be at too high a level. If the 'cardio' is aerobic (as above) then yes, you burn fat! remember to stay hydrated. If you are dehydrated the body doesn't burn fat and you can burn your own muscles when you exercise. Hydrate+aerobic=good. ...Read more

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