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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Overview)

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 pursuits and unexpected demands.


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Health books about fitness and exercise?

Health books about fitness and exercise?

Have a Look: Take a look at: "the 4-hour body: an uncommon guide to rapid fat loss.." for starters....This book by tim ferriss is fairly recent and, although a bit controversial, will frame your interest and get you "up to speed" on several relevant issues in exercise and nutrition today. However, a single, all-encompassing book probably doesn't really exist! check out your local bookstore, too! ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Overview)

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 pursuits and unexpected demands.


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How have fitness and exercise changed from 1980s?

How have fitness and exercise changed from 1980s?

Everyone: The biggest change is realizing that virtually everyone can benefit from some form of exercise. There is a better understanding of metabolism and what it takes to become fit, not just losing weight. ...Read more

Dr. John Munshower Dr. Munshower
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Fitness and exercise (Tip)

Getting your spouse to exercise with you will help you both! ...See more

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What products help fitness and exercise at home?

What  products help fitness and exercise at home?

In-Home DVDs: I'm a huge fan of the beachbody line of in-home dvds and subscribe to many of them myself. Check out p90x, insanity, asylum, etc. Great programs! ...Read more

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What health, fitness and exercise apps should I try?

What health, fitness and exercise apps should I try?

My Health Checklist: A complete up-to-date proven resource for preventive recommendations about cancer screening and vaccinations is my health checklist 2012. It is easy to use, and provides a lot of useful information. It includes prevention checklists by age and gender, high-risk factors, and a complete a-z topic look up feature, along with useful links. It is for iphone and ipod and ipad, and well worth the $2.99. ...Read more

Dr. Keshab Paudel Dr. Paudel
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Exercise more eat healthy check cholesterol regularly. ...See more

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What health, fitness and exercise books should I buy?

What health, fitness and exercise books should I buy?

My book: My book is entitled "A Nutritional Approach to a Revised Model for Medicine" and is available on Amazon Derrick Lonsdale M.D. ...Read more

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Fitness and exercise (Tip)

The most important treatment is physical therapy. Usually gentle stretching exercise for life. ...See more

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What cheap products help fitness and exercise at home?

What cheap products help fitness and exercise at home?

Use yourself: You can get a good workout using your own body weight as the resistance. Such exercises as push-ups, sit-ups, wall squats, leg raises will get your heart beating faster and work your muscles also with no out of pocket expenses. ...Read more

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Does anyone know any good fitness and exercise websites?

Does anyone know any good fitness and exercise websites?

Several: The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/ and american college of sports medicine are credible sites of information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are many resources available through human kinetics http://www.Humankinetics.Com/. ...Read more

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What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

Fitness is important: Even if you exercise regularly, sitting all day can increase your risk of chronic disease. So it's important to get up and move throughout the day every 30-60 minutes. If you're interested in making fitness part of your corporate culture, talk to the hr manager or wellness director. You'll need to get buy-in from the execs and support from coworkers. But it'll benefit everyone. ...Read more

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List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

CDC web site: Go to the cdc web site: www.Cdc.Gov for information about national guidelines on fitness and exercise for children, adults, older adults, and pregnant women. Also go to exercise is medicine: http://exerciseismedicine.Org/public.Htm for videos, other resources, and info on exercise for people with disabilities. ...Read more

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Where can I find information about fitness and exercise in early retirees?

Where can I find information about fitness and exercise in early retirees?

6 fitness mistakes: ...To avoid: 1) focusing on just one aspect of wellness; 2) not cleaning up your diet first; 3) going too fast at the onset; 4) skipping out on warming up, cooling down, and stretching; 5) not being accountable (commit to making fitness your habit); 6) acting on bad advice--seek out the guidance of experts. Now, move from intention to results! reference: newwavefitness.Com. ...Read more

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What fitness and exercise needed for martial arts?

What fitness and exercise needed for martial arts?

Good question!: Difficult to answer! There are dozens of martial arts in the world. Some, like Wushu require a gymnast's flexibility and grace, others like Tai Chi can be practiced at any age without the need to jump or kick. All styles can benefit your cardio and balance. It's good to check with your doctor before doing any strenuous exercise if you haven't been very active for a while. ...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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How can I use visualization to reach my fitness, exercise goals?

Be consistent: Post your goals prominently in your home, read about others' success stories, but above all keep your "awareness" on the muscles you use while you're using them. If running, be aware if your stride and breathing, if pulling weights, imagine the muscles contracting.. ...Read more

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Hi doc. is goldstndrd whey protein suitable for people around 58 years old and high blood pressure issue whishes to start the light fitness exercise ?

Hi doc. is goldstndrd whey protein suitable for people around 58 years old and high blood pressure issue  whishes to start the light fitness exercise ?

Dietary supplements: Age & blood pressure are immaterial to starting exercise regimen. Just do it! Great idea to start slow & low and gradually build up speed & strength/weight. Dietary supplements are not necessary for most adults in States although I can't speak to Pakistan etc. Certainly, there are no studies demonstrating any benefit from dietary supplements. When starting exercise program, don't need whey protein ...Read more

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How do you prevent common fitness injuries if you exercise daily?

Avoid: overtraining and introduce variety into your training. In addition to varying your exercises, try to vary your intensity levels - as in somedays should be light days and some should be intense effort days. Listen to your body, if something you do is hurting you, avoid it, at least in the short run. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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