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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
Is it true that if growing children do more physical exercise there height growth is reduced and they attain below normal height. Thanks.
No: Too much exercise will not stunt your growth. It is important to learn the basics of wt training and get medical clearance from your doctor before you begin. Careful attention should be paid to correct weightlifting form, and not using too much weight or too much stress placed on the joints. The key is to provide proper nutrition during training to give the body what it needs, esp. During growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No easy answer: Everyone's body type is quite different. Some mesomorphs can rapidly gain muscle mass with limited exercise and reasonable nutrition. Other ectomorphs(hard gainers) can't seem to gain muscle mass regardless of how much they work out and eat. Also remember it's easier to gain muscle mass when you just start working out compared to after working out for years. ...Read more
Could having a healthy diet and the right amount of exercise affect the growth and development of a person ?
Diet and exercise: Not sure what you mean by "growth and development" but there is nothing more effective you can do for your longevity and quality life ( as well as to preserve cognitive functioning ) as to get regular exercise and eat a healthy diet. Actually, connecting with others/limiting social isolation would top the list of "biggest bang for the buck" health moves as well. ...Read more
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