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Cybex Arc Trainer
Hip Replacement: if you are having significant pain then yes you are exercising to much. Remember that you not only had replacement of your joint but you had extense muscle surgery. It takes time for that to heal. There is little truth to the saying no pain no gain after joint replacement. ...Read more
It is best: To be trained on how to use each piece of equipment properly. After you have become proficient at each station, a trainer would no longer be as important. ...Read more
44F. Works out with trainer 2x/week for 1 hour x 2 months . Feel better but haven't lost a pound . Eat fairly well. Don't know what else to do . ?
Working out not enuf: Working out is good and you're wise to do it, but let's face it. It isn't sufficient to produce weight loss. Why? Because the calories you burn in 1 hours can be replaced by the eating you do in 3 minutes. Weight loss is ONLY accomplished by reduced caloric intake. Exercise is helpful but no substitute. Check out: http://www.caloriecount.com/ Sign up for a free account and follow their advice. ...Read more
Both: Both will cause your rate to increase which leads to good aerobic activity. ...Read more
For most people, : This would be too aggressive a goal. A personal trainer would likely be helpful if you are also working on nutrition. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Depends on issue: If you have recently had a heart attack or heart event such as an angioplasty, or if you have lung disease, there is a class of specialist known as cardiac (heart) or pulmonary (lung) rehab who are especially trained in improving exercise tolerance in people with diseases in those areas. Your pcp may be able to specifically direct you to exercise physiologists or physiatrists who can also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Despite working out four to five times a week with a trainer, I have gained close to 15 pounds in 8 months. I also rarely sleep through the nigh.Help!?
Calories: U really need a healthy diet that has fewer carbohydrates and fats and increased reliance on vegetables to lose weight effectively. Jogging and swimming can burn between 100 cal a mile to five or 600 cal an hour when swimming. 3500 cal is equal to 1 pound of fat so you can see it takes a lot of exercise. You need to work on diet as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk first then deci: Everyone can have a bad day. While i think the trainer acted unprofessionally and was inappropriate, give him/her the chance to apologize and take responsibility for his anger. The trainer is there to support/help, not to attack. This may a break through leading to a better relationship. If the temper flares again, find new trainer and agree on a trial period of several sessions to check out the. ...Read more
Ask and set goals: The best way to ensure this is to be open and selective upfront with the trainer and let them know that you are focused on a long term relationship. Ask to sit down with the trainer to set long term goals for your fitness, diet, weight, and psychology. Look them in the eye and ask if they will be with you long term. People don't like to break the trust of clients and doing this upfront will help. ...Read more
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