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Dr. James Henning
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Fitness Programs (Overview)

Fitness Programs Exercise and Fitness Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help their patients learn to improve their fitness level and overall health through exercise.


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What are the 20 fitness programs?

What are the 20 fitness programs?

Please Clarify..: If you don't mind, please be a bit more specific with this question...I'll be happy to take a stab it at later on...Thanks! ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
361 doctors shared insights

Fitness Programs (Overview)

Fitness Programs Exercise and Fitness Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help their patients learn to improve their fitness level and overall health through exercise.


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Are there any online fitness programs?

Are there any online fitness programs?

On lne: There are numerous on line workouts including: workoutsforyou.Com, spark people.Com, dailyburn.Com, onlinefitnesslog.Com. ...Read more

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Fitness programs (Tip)

I think that making love is the best form of exercise. Cary grant. ...See more

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Do you suggest any fitness programs in ottawa?

Do you suggest any fitness programs in ottawa?

Try Several!: I'm a big fan of these programs being tailored to your goals, fitness level, and life-style. In- home instructional videos & dvds that allow you to tailor and modify those workouts, spending less time commuting to gyms and fitness centers, work well for many people....Doesn't matter where you live! ...Read more

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Why are fitness programs becoming more prominent?

Why are fitness programs becoming more prominent?

Greater Awareness: Programs are prominently hyped everywhere in our media, people are increasingly aware of the health benefits, employers want healthier people who eat up fewer sick days, and insurance payers want to improve their balance sheets by paying out less money, and less often, for claims. A great way to spend an hour a day of your time. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Fitness programs (Tip)

How do I know when it is safe to advance to a heavier weight for an exercise? ...See more

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What fitness programs can help me lose weight?

What fitness programs can help me lose weight?

45-60min/day and...: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk aerobic bworkouts and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 3-4lbs/month, you can accomplish this. Don't do crash diet because u will likely regain it and some more later. Drink plenty of fluid, especially water, minimize junk foods/sweet drinks and you will succeed. Remember: good health=lifetime commitment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Fernando Garcia Dr. Garcia
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Fitness programs (Tip)

What exercise should I avoid? Are there supplements I should avoid? Should i be supervised? ...See more

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Are there any good fitness programs specifically designed for teens?

Are there any good fitness programs specifically designed  for teens?

Yes.: The problem is resistance training in individuals with bones that are not done growing. If that is you, focus on good form, using low weights, and high reps. Another approach is doing resistance training without weights at all. See this link with embedded video for example: www.Momsteam.Com/health-safety/weight-training-youth-athletes-more-getting-stronger-than-pumping-iron. ...Read more

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Increase in use of fitness programs from watching weight loss shows?

Increase in use of fitness programs from watching weight loss shows?

TV advertisements: There are certainly more wt loss programs, just as there are more gyms, exercise equipments, and trainers etc.., but america is still getting fatter! obesity is an epidemic! there are more advertisements/programs on tv, certainly selling more exercising equipments, dvds/books/magazines, but I am not sure they are resulting in signifincantly more people exercising. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been watching physical fitness programs of genuine instructors yoga. Can they hurt me?

I have been watching physical fitness programs of genuine instructors yoga. Can they hurt me?

Sure: Yoga can be an incredibly wonderful activity. I practice regularly and love it. However, you can also hurt yourself in yoga if you do not have instruction or if you try to do something that you are not ready for. I generally recommend to my patients interested in yoga to go to classes and then to use tapes/dvds only when they have gained some experience and no what to do and what not to do. ...Read more

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What are recommended fitness programs for lower back pain ?

What are recommended fitness programs for lower back pain ?

Progressive: It will depends on the reasons for your back pain: muscular, nerve-related, pain referred via other pathways, bone pain, metabolic or vascular. Please see and discuss with your care provider. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What is functional fitness program?

What is functional fitness program?

Resistance Training: Read, "slo burn fitness revolution" by fred hahn. Resistance training done in a novel slow way is the only appropriate form of exercise. 30 min 2x/ wk only. Aerobic exercise is not metabolically positive and creates a stress response. Brain thinks, life threatening stress with release cortisol and adrenaline. No help for weight loss. For women it causes infertility, low estrogen. Amazing results! ...Read more

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What is the perfect fitness program?

What is the perfect fitness program?

Ideal fitness: Combinations of aerobic conditioning and strength training, preceded by warm-up and stretching and concluded by cooldown periods are ideal. Don't exercise every day. Allow time for muscle recovery. Keep it fun, never a chore or a burden. Enjoy it. Find an exercise program that you like. Stay with it. Make it part of your weekly routine. Combine it with good dietary habits. ...Read more

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What is a suggested beginner fitness program?

What is a suggested beginner fitness program?

Run 20mins: To get aerobic fitness, try running. Start with a 3minute jog on day one and repeat this for 3days. Then increase length of run by 2minutes every 3 times you run, and work your way upto 20mins. That is sufficient to give you stamina for high demand sports such as squash. ...Read more

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My rest hr has increased from 54 to 75 after going off my diet/fitness program and doing minimal activity. Deconditioning or serious prob?

My rest hr has increased from 54 to 75 after going off my diet/fitness program and doing minimal activity. Deconditioning or serious prob?

Not serious: 75 is still a normal pulse for most adults. If at all possible, try to return to your previous program for your overall health and well being. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a fitness program?

Where do I go to get a fitness program?

Resistance Training: Read, "slo burn fitness revolution" by fred hahn. Resistance training done in a novel slow way is the only appropriate form of exercise. 30 min 2x/ wk only. Aerobic exercise is not metabolically positive and creates a stress response. Brain thinks, life threatening stress with release cortisol and adrenaline. No help for weight loss. For women it causes infertility, low estrogen. Amazing results! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Program (Definition)

There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make exercising during pregnancy inadvisable. Talk with your health care provider about the exercise that ...Read more


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