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Whats P90X workout program? And does it work for people who have low fitness?Does it help to lose weight fast in addition to going to the gym? Thanks

Whats P90X workout program? And does it work for people who have low fitness?Does it help to lose weight fast in addition to going to the gym? Thanks

Exercise programs: The ideal program is dependent on the physical state of the individual. Many folks in poor physical condition try vigorous workouts with weights or other strenuous activity to "hurry up" progress. But jumping, stretching, and body contortions in the less fit, like with p90--may may them so uncomfortable they quickly give up. Do a tailored program at the gym with a trainer--then go out on your own. ...Read more

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Dr. James Henning
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Fitness Programs (Definition)

Fitness Programs Exercise and Fitness Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help their patients learn to improve their fitness level and ...Read more


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What is a good workout program?

What is a good workout program?

In-home DVDs: A suggestion would be to first speak to your family physician, internist or care provider for a pre-workout screening. Then, consider an in-home fitness program (there are several on dvds) that systematically improve your overall endurance, aerobic (cardiovascular) capacity, and strength (including core strength). ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want a 12 week workout program?

What do you advise if i want a 12 week workout program?

Why 12 weeks: Why 12 weeks? - exercise is best if you do it regularly 3-4 times per week - indefinitely. ...Read more

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What is a good workout program that I can do in my home?

What is a good workout program that I can do in my home?

Interval training: Jumping jacks and burpees (see youtube) are great aerobic activities that when combined with interval training greatly increase cardiovascular protection and improve fitness. Exercise for 20 seconds and rest for 10 secs. Repeat this 8 times for a total of 4 mins. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Help please? What is a good workout program for my goals?

Help please? What is a good workout program for my goals?

You didn't tell: Us what your goals are. Consider providing clarification and re-ask. ...Read more

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Do you know which workout program focuses on interval training?

Do you know which workout program focuses on interval training?

Many: interval training is the speeding up and slowing down of the velocity of your exercise. It can be any exercises including weights, cycling, running, swimming, etc. It is just alternating fast and slow in a pattern. ...Read more

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What is a good workout program i can do to get bigger and stronger?

What is a good workout program i can do to get bigger and stronger?

Body Beast: Have a look at the above program...And "dial-it-back" from there! seriously, putting on serious muscle and gaining size is not easy to do without focused motivation, adding more calories than you'd need for basic fitness training, lifting heavy, and resting a lot. My vote would be accomplish this gradually, over time. ...Read more

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What would you say is the very best most beneficial/best workout program to use?

What would you say is the very best most beneficial/best workout program to use?

One Size: Won't "fit all" people. That said, the "best" program is the (1) safest one for an individual (relating to one's medical condition), the one (2) most likely to engage consistency, & the one (3) that targets all aspects of fitness (aerobics, endurance, strength). So, (1) discussion with an md; (2) reflection on one's favorite; (3) search within healthtap's existing answers for program ideas. Enjoy! ...Read more

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How effective is the insanity workout program?

How effective is the insanity workout program?

Outcome=effort: All exercise programs are only as good as the effort and persistence you put it. That said, few if any have been tested in fda type trials. Many of these video programs are too hard if you haven't been working out and pain, stiffness and fatigue stops you as soon as you start. Talk with your doctor and consider a session or a few w a personal trainer to ensure the right program for you. ...Read more

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What is a good workout program for an ectomorph?

What is a good workout program for an ectomorph?

Same: Your workout program will still consist of heavy compound movements, but your diet will feature a greater amount of calories to offset your higher metabolism. ...Read more