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Do You Weigh More The Day After Strength Training
Hard to say: While it is hard to quantify and measure, common wisdom is that it takes twice as the period of absence to regain the lost fitness/strength due to that absence. ...Read more
Helpful cardio workouts that will make me ready to start lifting and training harder within a week or two?
Jump rope: This is a great cardio work out which will tone the arms and legs. ...Read more
Is it enough to eat 60 grams of protein a day if I do strength training 3 times a week and cardio everyday?
How many times a week should you strength train, and do cardio? Should you do both together, to lose weight?
I workout out 4-6 days per week, cardio 20mins each time and strength training each time. How often should I be eating daily? There's conflicting info
You're right about..: ..the conflicting info! I recommend you go to a legitimate website for the right info. www.mayoclinic.org-->healthy lifestyle-->health & fitness-->eating & exercise is a good place to start.. If you want more 1 on 1 online coaching, check out a web platform like: www.teambeachbody.com/marykauffmanfitness. Good luck to you! Dr. Anne ...Read more
Will Jogging or Resistance Training ("pumping iron") help me lose weight more quickly, if my goal is to drop a few pounds within 3 weeks? Thank you.
Both: I recommend visiting your doctor to make sure you are ready for your exercise program. Wake up and stretch, go for a jog each morning. Eat a small amount before you go and have breakfast after. Combine weight training because over time with increased muscle mass your body burns more calories. Most importantly, eat a healthy low-fat low-sodium diet. Good luck. Slow and steady is the best plan. ...Read more
Can you tell me if i plan to do three non-consecutive days of strength training per week (in addition to cardio) what is the best way to strength train?
Strength Training: Typically from a medical standpoint we have our patients give the stressed areas 48 hours to recover between sessions. So three non consecutive days a week is perfect for this. However, adding the cardio is the hard part based on what body area is most stressed. If you do a hard leg workout (say spin class) on Monday morning, and do lower extremity weights same day, you could get into trouble. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on your goal. If you are looking to tone your muscles, lower weight and higher rep such as 2-3 sets of 12-15 reps is generally recommended. If your goal is to enlarge the muscles, higher weight with lower rep such as 2-3 sets of 6-8 is generally recommended. ...Read more
How often should you add more to your diet if you're doing a strength training program and how much weight?
Eat better not more: Strength doesn't come from carbo loading, high calories, protein packing or other fads & trends. Improve your diet, try eating smaller meals more frequently, and balance activities to reduce injury risks and overuse. Sleep, breathe, enjoy! push yourself enough to feel aching without ripping or residual pain. Focus on form so your strength is more functional. Target a healthy life-long weight goal. ...Read more
Why should I take time from emphasizing walking/bike riding to do strength training or yoga? Goal is to lose weight.
Strength training : Builds lean muscle mass which increases your metabolism allowing you to burn more calories for the same workout and you can make weight training a cardio event as well. Yoga can allow you to better focus on your goal while maintaining flexibility with your exercising to help minimize muscle aches and injuries for a well balanced workout of body and mind! ...Read more
Is 3 days a week at gym enough to get size I have day or so rest and have protein 30 minutes after training and pre workout while training and do core?
PeeWeeWillBeProud: Sounds like you're on the right track.Of course,it depends on the kinds of exercises you are doing, number & kinds of reps and sets,your form, & many other details concerning the performance of the exercises; what your specific diet is like;how much rest you get;your fluid balance;what supplements,if any, you use;your overall goals: Zane? Schwarzenegger? Herman (Pee-Wee)? But, yeah, 3 days is fine ...Read more
If i workout once a week and single body part how many exercises and then sets to get the maximum muscle growth without over training ?
Get a trainer: Overtraining is seldom a consideration. Probably your guide will urge you to do three sets of ten reps each, at the maximum weight you can handle this. Work each body area 2-3 x / week, skipping at least one day between. Work several different areas at each gym visit. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator unit (if okay with your physician) will help growth. ...Read more
I do cardio at the gym for an hour 5 days a week with a restricted diet. But generally sedentary throughout the day. Will i lose weight?
I'm 5'11 and 190 lb. I eat 2500 calories a day. Roughly how many calories do I need to burn at the gym daily to be losing weight at a reasonable pace?
For exercise I do upper body strength training one day. The next day I do lower body cardio. Should I do lower body strength training after 40 y/o?
If i want to lose weight quickly during a period of 1 month, should I focus more on cardio exercise, or lifting weights? Thank you.
Can you lose 1 pound a day on the Atkins diet if you are doing cardio for 2 hours, and light exercise for 4 hours a day?
Not healthy: Im sorry to tell you, losing a pound a day is not healthy. Losing 7 pounds a week is not healthy either. You body and fluids need to be in balance.You need to be well hydrated and allow your body to adjust to certain changes. What youre describing sounds too drastic. Please reconsider or consult with your physician. ...Read more
If I lose more calories than what I eat each day, will I lose weight? I eat around 200 calories a day and burn 600 on the elliptical.
To Lose Weight: I understand your desire to lose weight Your statement of eating around 200 calories a day does not seem correct. It is well below requirement for your growth. Accept yourself as you are at this time, Respect yourself as you are at this time and set the goal of improving your self-acceptance and self-respect. See a Psychiatrist for self-esteem, coping with stressors, balanced diet, and weight loss ...Read more
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