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Exercise In Children
Yoga ; kids: Yoga can start kids early in improving balance, strength, and flexibility. They can learn to calm their stress in a hurry-up world. Kids naturally love to move, and love to play. It's helpful for them to have a non-competitive way to move their bodies, especially for kids who are shy or who feel physically awkward. There are parent-child yoga classes which increase parent-child bonding too. ...Read more
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
So important: Physical activity (especially in a green space) is so helpful for a balanced and healthy children's lifestyle. ...Read more
Physical Education: Yes, yes, yes, yes...Get a more detailed answer ›
Lots of physical: Activity in green, outdoor spaces. Fresh air. Playing outside is great. ...Read more
Use them!: You can do a bunch of exercises at home that involve the kids - use them as your weights and lift them I the air, do leg lifts with them on your legs. Stretching can be done all together. Then, outdoor activities - take walks with them, get one of the running strollers. Finally, try and have someone watch them an hour or two several times a week - you deserve some "you time" too. ...Read more
I've lost 80 lbs, thru exercise & diet, after having 2 children. Now, I'm left with stretch marks & sagging skin on my tummy. How do I fix this?
Very difficult: A large point is how do you like yourself. Excess skin and stretch marks are hard to deal with other than surgery. There are a few medicines like Mederma to help but quite expensive. I would work on liking myself and being comfortable with who I am. I wish I could give you more answers. ...Read more
Lifestyle commitment: There are several tactics, all of which work sometimes, none of which work all the time. #1) limit "screen time", which means no more than one or two hours a day with anything with a screen (tv, computer, smart phone, video games.) #2) organized sports. #3) exercise with them. Walk, swim, run, shoot baskets, play catch, go to the park, ride bike. Whatever works in your family. Good luck. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more
I am a 45 yr old female 5ft 5 weight 177 diet and exercise not changing weight I had a hysterectomie 7 years ago after 5 children?
According the provided parameters, your BMI is 29.5, which is just at the border of overweight and Obesity Type I. Four you to reach a BMI of 25 Normal-Overweight, your weigh should be 150 lbs.
This means the weight loss should of 27 lbs, this is very doable, and consider to go to a clinic for weight loss, or do it with me as a patient.
Food generates addiction ans releases endorphins in the brain, therefore the brain is happy, is difficult to trick a happy brain as well as any addiction, smoking, drugs, etc ...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.
Wives tale: Another wives tale to add to the list of many. ...Read more
I would like to know how much exercise is to much? I currently work out 5 days a week for abour 2 hours. I am trying to lose my baby weight I have 2 children 2 and 4yrs and with my son I gained 60+ pounds. I've lost about 55 pounds so far. But im trying t
Keep up: Your good work. You are doing just fine. ...Read more
Active, physical: Play.Get a more detailed answer ›
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us department of health and human services. 2008 physical activity guidelines for americans. Http://www. Health. Gov/paguidelines/. ...Read more
What to do if I work a full time job and have 2 small children. How can to squeeze in exercise and what kind of exercise?
Any kind is good: You are busy! Do create time for yourself as that makes you more productive all around. You can walk or jog while kids ride bikes. You can do yoga or pilates. Look at how to do little things while working...Take steps not elevators. There are isometrics you can do at your desk. Walk outside at lunch...Or? Take longer lunch break and go to gym a couple times a week. (what might work allow?). ...Read more
YES!!!: The best way to normalize the blood sugar is by losing about 5 to 10% of current weight, depending on how heavy the child is. Usually type 2 diabetes is related to resistance to insulin, not lack off Insulin like in type 1 diabetes. It would be ideal to combine a healthier lifestyle and eating habits to achieve this. Forget dieting because by definition, all diets end and weight is regained usuall. ...Read more
I am 23yrs old and I have 4 children my youngest is 6mth. Will my vagina ever get tighter with kegal exercise since im still young? Please help.
Hello doctor, I have 2 children I have belly fat. Sill I need to reduce 12 kgs. Can u refer me diet and exercise to do.?
M indian. If childhood obesity is becoming common everywhere, parents, teachers must take initiative & ensure children are getting enough exercise right?
Good thoughts: Obesity is a function of ingestion, frequently of fast food and sugary drinks, and lack of activity. The modern lifestyle encourages these types of misbehavior. Children used to be rushed out of doors and would actively play - now they commonly get electronics and play indoors with video games and activities. Rushed parents take the easy route with preprepared food commonly unhealthy. ...Read more
Vertigo?: Many children get very dizzy at times without definite cause. Some are due to ear infections or ear fluid pressure. Other times it may happen because of spinning around. Episodic vertigo is a very dramatic event in some children when they look terrified and have to hold on for a few moments, then return to normal. This is usually benign but needs a good evaluation. ...Read more