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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Can you please list a few effective (preferably cheap) compact exercise equipment?

TRX : Trx is one of the most universal highly effective pieces of training equipment you can buy period. Can virtually be used anywhere and if you think body weight exercises can't be effective i'd have to say give trx a try. I use it when i'm traveling. In terms of cost, $180 on ebay. If that's too much then check out laird hamiltons fitness programs... Can do everything w/out weights and b effective. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

Free weights, bands: Free weights in a variety of weights and stretch bands provide a good at-home workout. Weights can be used in a number of exercises, and bands provide good resistance and stretching. You might also add an elliptical or stair climber for cardio if space and expense permit. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment to tone up?

What exercise equipment to tone up?

Many options!: Can be a simple device or none at all. I personally recommend the total gym for simplicity. I am a fan of the airdyne as well. Pneumatic rowing machines will get the job done, and my concept ii rowing machine is the higher end there! but common to all these recommendation is the fact that you can use all extremities at once while exercising at once, and tone up more easily! ...Read more

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In what ways are "calories burnt" calculated by exercise equipment?

In what ways are "calories burnt" calculated by exercise equipment?

Several algorithms : Most exercise equipment with heart rate monitors give you an evaluation of calories burned as they calculate the sum of the instantaneous calories burned over the exercise period from your weight, age etc. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for developing pecs using equipment at your home?

The pushup: By far the best exercise for developing the pecs at home is the push-up. Check out this link for 10 variations: www.Livestrong.Com/slideshow/556257-10-essential-pushups-you-are-not-doing-but-should-be/?Utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05152012 you can also find this link on my facebook page, robert purchase, md. ...Read more