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I m obese , exercises for it.

I m obese , exercises for it.

Obesity exercise: One of the best exercises for obese is water therapy. Either walking or swimming. Water creates resistance and protects joints and also causes increase calorie burn by maintaining body temp. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Are there any exercises for obese children?

Are there any exercises for obese children?

Exercises: Yes, but you don't need to focus on any specific exercise. Just get them to be active, play a sport, ride a bike, etc. The other huge component is nutrition. You need to minimize the amount of sugar, carbs, fat, that they eat. Cut out the candy, soda, ice cream, fruit punch, fast food, etc. Keep this stuff out of the house, and it will make everyone healthy. ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise for obese person to start with?

Which is the best exercise for obese person to start with?

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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Which is the most effective and easiest exercise for obesity at home ?

Which is the most effective and easiest exercise for obesity at home ?

Aerobic.: Obesity implies that you have too much fat on your body; this can be reduced with cardiovascular exercise, such as treadmill, elliptical, stationary bicycle or aerobics classes you might be able to find on television or on DVD. Weight training can help too; you can buy some light free weights to keep at home. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm obese and weight 102 kgs. I have tried everything alll diets and exercises everythin works temporary only?

What do you advise if I'm obese and weight 102 kgs. I have tried everything alll diets and exercises everythin works temporary only?

It has to be a : LIFESTYLE change. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ...Read more

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What exercise are good for the morbidly obese person?

Any: Any increase in your physical activity is good for you. If your knees, back, etc hurt because of your weight consider low impact exercise like water aroebics or swimming. ...Read more

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Is having a regular exercise schedule in a family with an obese child of much help?

Is having a regular exercise schedule in a family with an obese child of much help?

Absolutely: Children are more likely to be active if they can do it with others. This is your chance to show your child that physical activity is fun and feels good. Find activities that the whole family can enjoy. Ask your kids what they want to do. Noncompetitive activities might be the best like biking, water games, and hiking. Kids need 1 hour of activity a day, but it shouldn't be a chore. ...Read more