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High Intensity Exercise
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
Is a hour a day of high intensity exercise for 7 days a week the correct amount for a 20 year old female?
18 female if i eat 1,600-1,800 calories n do high intensity exercise somedays how much fat would i need to eat? 70 grams or 25-35% of daily calories?
2 days this week after high intensity exercise I have been feeling dizzy...Just took my BP 137/98. ?
Depends: history?: Hypertension has no symptoms. "dizzy" may mean inner ear problem (vertigo) or less blood/oxygen/glucose to the brain (syncope). Diet changes, dehydration, or over-exercising can make you dizzy. Track your BP daily and look for trends. Make sure: wait 1h after smoking, coffee, or exercise. Sit for 5 minutes, support your arm on a table, use a proper size cuff positioned correctly. Work with md/rn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to do high intensity exercise like durance running or kickboxing after a recent diagnosis of a hemorrhagic cyst?
Need to know more: Like how big is it? Where is it located? Is it stable? You need that information to determine risk and consequences of rupture. Until that info is available i would refrain from any contact sports or endurance activity. Mild/moderate exercise on elliptical, yoga or. Pilates would be prudent in the meantime. ...Read more
Is vigorous, high intensity exercise or prolonged, intense sexual activity safe if you're prehypertensive but otherwise healthy?
Start slowly: If you haven't been very active prior, ease yourself into exercise. High-intensity interval training can be great but also predispose you to injury if you don't have some fitness base. Otherwise, if you have no other issue, prehypertension isn't particularly concerning and exercise, including sexual activity, is good for you. Listen to your body though, and consider touching base with your doctor ...Read more
Is it unhealthy to stand all day and never sit down at all? Especially since I do High Intensity Exercise for 40 minutes a day?
Not real cool 2-: -stand in one place & not move @ all. If you mean on Ur feet all day but doing work, moving about et al, U should B fine ...Read more
When I participate in high intensity exercise my heart rate suddenly beats incredibly fast.. Skips a beat or two then returns to normal. ?
How does the medication Propranolol ER 80mg effect high intensity exercise if it slows down the heart rate?
Blunts Stress resp: The medication dos not allow your heart rate and blood pressure to increase, hence not allowing your body to adapt to the stress of the high intensity routine. This can be dangerous leading to vasovagal attacks or serious cardiac issues. It is important to consult a sports doctor or cardiologist before you choose start high intensity routines whilst on these meds. ...Read more
After some short term high intensity exercise, i rest flat on my back to rest. Then the leg muscles below my knee begins to hurt a lot which subside.
Is there a substantial advantage to nasal breathing and not mouth breathing during moderate/high intensity exercise? or its better but not huge?
Breathing: While there have been some studies comparing nasal and oral breathing during exercise, most have used small sample sizes with somewhat inconclusive results. As such, breathing in a way that ensures your body is getting plenty of oxygen should be your goal - don't worry too much about the route. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Workout 6days/wk which incl 25 mins of high intensity exercise & now eat sensible portions & lost 1stone. Developed nocturia & missed period. Why?
Underweight?: Rapid weight loss can contribute to menstrual irregularities. If nocturia is associated with excessive thirst you may have difficulty concentrating urine. Nocturia can also occur with sleep disorders. I recommend you see your physician for a complete physical and further testing based on the physician's findings . ...Read more
What would happen if 9mg of betamethasone were injected by accident into a person who does hours of high intensity cardiac exercise/day?
Nothing: It depends on where it was injected. Likely, it would have absolutely no adverse effects. It is sometimes injected into joints to relieve pain. ...Read more
What could cause temporary hearing loss in my left ear and darkened vision during exercise (high intensity only)? It goes away immediately with rest.
Visual obscurations: Your description of visual losses with heavy physical exertion is consistent with what happens in cases of what used to be referred to as pseudotumor cerebri now goes by the name of (idiopathic intracranial hypertension). Hearing can also be affected if pressure inside the head suddenly goes up. Rest typically relieves the condition. You should visit a good neurologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Is a 30 min walk as good as a vigorous 15 min bike ride with high intensity intervals? I'd like to find the quickest and easiest form of exercise.
Either: Training is used for multiple purposes. While many exercise experts and trainers advocate high intensity short interval training with frequent variation to improve strength and endurance, walking for cardiac aerobic training often aims to push the heart rate to a certain aerobic target (65-80% of maximum predicted hr = 220-age). Depends on your goals therefore. Always try to push the envelope. ...Read more