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I would like exercise & fitness tips!?

I would like exercise & fitness tips!?

Most important: Find something that will keep your attention for the long haul. As, exercise is something that you want to make a part of your regular routine for years to vome. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
5,052 doctors shared insights

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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What exercise/fitness tips can you give me to increase my metabolic rate?

What exercise/fitness tips can you give me to increase my metabolic rate?

Try these steps: Try this website. Also consult with a personal trainer. http://www.wikihow.com/increase-your-metabolism. ...Read more

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How does exercise/fitness affect the immune system?

How does exercise/fitness affect the immune system?

Yes, yes, yes.: Trust me, yes. Now you're getting into a lot of the biology and science of the human body, detailed analysis of immunity and the immune system, the plasticity and flexibility of the brain--once thought to be set in its ways, the human mind (the brain is physical matter, the mind is much much deeper, and machine will never even approach the complexity of the mind (no matter what cousin ray says)! ...Read more

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I am new to exercise and fitness - what should I buy to start out?

I am new to exercise and fitness - what should I buy to start out?

Gym membership.: Invest your money in a membership in a good neighborhood gym, one close to home to limit the excuses not to go. At a gym, there would be equipment and classes and trainers appropriate for every skill level. And buy comfortable sneakers, too, and replace them every six months. ...Read more

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I am getting into exercise and fitness for the first time. What should I buy?

I am getting into exercise and fitness for the first time. What should I buy?

Gym membership.: Invest your money in a membership in a good neighborhood gym, one close to home to limit the excuses not to go. At a gym, there would be equipment and classes and trainers appropriate for every skill level. And buy comfortable sneakers, too, and replace them every six months. ...Read more

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How effective is isometric exercise for fitness?

How effective is isometric exercise for fitness?

Has its limits.: Isometric exercise, like weight lifting, etc. Can definitely build muscles, which helps capabilities/fitness, but is limited because it does not help cardiovascular health, and during the exercise, blood pressure can be greatly increased. This can be very disastrous in people who are vulnerable, like those with aneurisms. ...Read more

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How is exercise and fitness related to one's sexual performance?

How is exercise and fitness related to one's sexual performance?

Stamina: More oxygen to your heart and brain mean greater stamina and enhanced awareness of everything around you. Also, greater endorphin release means heightened pleasure and appreciation of what's happening to you in the moment. ...Read more

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Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Many reasons: It is aerobic (if done at the correct intensity), it is water cooled (good especially in hot climates), and it is much easier on the joints (no pounding on the ground). However, if you can't swim or hate to swim, find something you will do. The best exercise is the one you will do. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Definition)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time ...Read more