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Why exactly is it advisable to use your bed only for sleeping and not for other activities?

Why exactly is it advisable to use your bed only for sleeping and not for other activities?

It depends: If you don't have any trouble falling asleep, then this is not a problem. For people with bad insomnia, i tell them to use the bed only for sleeping. If you are not ready for sleep or can't fall asleep, you should go to another room to read, watch tv quietly, etc. Then you can return to the bed to try to fall asleep again. It is a way of training the insomniac's body to use the bed only for sleep. ...Read more

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I'm working in it sector. Because of my work timings, I don't get time for any physical activity. Suggest me easy and not time consuming excercise.?

I'm working in it sector. Because of my work timings, I don't get time for any physical activity. Suggest me easy and not time consuming excercise.?

10-minute walks: If you're not getting exercise, walking is a good way to start. And you only have to do 10 minutes at a time to get benefit. Work up to taking three 10-minute walks 5 days a week and you'll be getting the recommended amount of exercise. Or you could do longer stretches on your days off. If you feel like you can't spare the time, remember that physical activity can improve your performance at work. ...Read more

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Are there an internatonal guide to measure the physical activity level in a person?

Are there an internatonal guide to measure the physical activity level in a person?

No, not to my know--: Ledge. All individuals are different and everyone's activity levels are going to be different, depending upon their personal choices, jobs, hobbies/habits, interest in physical activities, like sports/games, or where they live? Everyone is advised to be as active as possible within the confines of their daily responsibilities. ...Read more

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Can you offer some tips on how to make hiking a safe fitness activity?

Can you offer some tips on how to make hiking a safe fitness activity?

Plan and pace: Plan your hiking in advance, determine how much you can handle in one hike, the amount of elevation, the terrain, and the distance. Also were comfortable hiking shoes. ...Read more

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At what level can a low crit be life threatening? I know there are other factors but i'm curious about crit. How much pints can you lose before death?

At what level can a low crit be life threatening? I know there are other factors but i'm curious about crit. How much pints can you lose before death?

Depends: It all depends. The threshold to transfuse varies depending on the situation. If you lose a lot of blood fast like in a car accident, then you may need to be transfused sooner, but if you lost blood slowly over years, your body may have adjusted and you may not need a transfusion. There are other factors as well. ...Read more

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What methods are used to study benefits of physical activity?

What methods are used to study benefits of physical activity?

Population studies: Broad studies looking at those who exercise and don't as well as genetic studies of predispositions with exercise intervention. ...Read more