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Doctor insights on: How To Keep Fit With Crutches

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With proper eating and moderate exercise, how long should it take to drop 2 dress sizes?

With proper eating and moderate exercise, how long should it take to drop 2 dress sizes?

A few months: Safe weight loss is 5-10lbs per month. More than that generally involves fad diets which end up making you lose and then gain again. ...Read more

Crutches (Definition)

Crutches are devices held beneath the armpits to support the body in walking after an injury to ...Read more


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How often should I do water aerobics to stay fit?

How often should I do water aerobics to stay fit?

Fitness: Strength, aerobic capacity and flexibility, make sure you have components of each in your fitness program. ...Read more

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How to keep fit and fine , stress free?

How to keep fit and fine , stress free?

Stress: Do aerobic exercise 40 to 50 minutes 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone, being a little breathy. Maintain a health diet, get 8 hours sleep a night and maintain positive relationships. Also use the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org website for ongoing support and information to remain stress free. Best. ...Read more

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How does sleep help to keep fit?

How does sleep help to keep fit?

Sleep: In many ways! primarily sleep allows the circadian (night and day) rhythm cycle to reset. Also in doing so, it allows for the clarity of mind to be reset...Think of our day as a dogsled race. If we don't rest the dogs at night, they'll break down and get injured. Poor sleep, whether from erratic patterns, not enough time, etc - impaired immune system, headaches, fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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How do you keep fit and healthy ?

How do you keep fit and healthy ?

In 400 characters...: cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything? ...Read more

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How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

Of spine?: Transverse process fracture of spine no crutches used bedrest and slow mobilization unless. You have other injury to leg. ...Read more

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What are some ways to stay fit with regards to using a bench press?

What are some ways to stay fit with regards to using a bench press?

Repititions: Fitness rather than bulk is a lifelong goal for many. You will do more for yourself over the years by having endurance. You can use a lighter wieght - not a struggle to press - and up the reps to 20 - 30, per set. You can do ladder progressions up and down. You can include decline, incline and flat presses in the routine. Always focusing on repititions and , if you like, muscle fatigue. Have fun. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to keep fit with broken collar bone?

What are some exercises to keep fit with broken collar bone?

Depends: This depends upon the recommendation from your orthopedic physician. The recumbent stationary bike is typically a good option for cardio fitness without aggravating the fracture. Talk to your doctor or physical therapist before attempting any exercise. ...Read more

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How long do you have to exercise to stay fit?

How long do you have to exercise to stay fit?

Depends: Usually would need to do aerobic exercise 3 to 4 days per week for a minimum average of 30 min per session. Having at least one session per week with intervals of increased intensity will help. Also try to have one session being a bit longer (40-60 min). Varying intensity and duration would help to maintain fitness better as the body easily adjusts to the "sameness" of routine so mix it up. ...Read more

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How can I be comfortable with your weight?

How can I be comfortable with your weight?

Focus on life: The most fulfilled people mix physical exercise, meaningful service, satisfying careers and family lives. When we're putting effort into making all of our lives good, we don't obsess over not having perfect bodies. And the more you exercise, the more your weight will tend to what's right for you. Looking at a number, or a diet regimen, or fitness you don't enjoy robs you of the best you can have. ...Read more

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How do you stay in fit and be healthy when you have to stay inside your house to work?

How do you stay in fit and be healthy when you have to stay inside your house to work?

A few things: Firstly, i would hope that you have the opportunity to leave the house, even for a short time to get some form of exercise. Ie: walk around the block. However, if you need to be at home, depending on your health and agility, use can do push ups, run in place, stretch, lift weights. Eat properly and get enough sleep. ...Read more

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How often do we exercise on week to keep fit?

Exercise per week: Yoy should exercise at least three times to 5 times a week ideally 5 times a week cardiac exercises. ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep motivated when losing weight?

What suggestions can you give to keep motivated when losing weight?

New Lifestyle: Do not diet, as this really is "die" with a "t". Create a new lifestyle that you enjoy: eating frequent, healthy, tasty small meals, walking everywhere you can, drink lots of water (add squeeze of citrus for flavor), drink tasty tea with zero for pleasure in the day. Join online support (like "the biggest loser") to keep you feeling motivated too! good luck! enjoy how much better you feel daily! ...Read more

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What should you do to keep yourself fit and trim?

What should you do to keep yourself fit and trim?

Diet & exercise: Healthy meals w snacks and adecuate amount in portions, water consumption , exercise 5 days a week for 30 - 60 minutes. ...Read more

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How can I keep fit?

How can I keep fit?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more

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Will being on prolong bed rest with no activity make someone never be able to walk again? Will they forget how to walk?

Will being on prolong bed rest with no activity make someone never be able to walk again? Will they forget how to walk?

Bed rest: Depending on your age and state of health, bed rest can weaken someone and impair their ability to walk. They shouldn't "forget" how to walk but their ability to walk will be impair especially older patients. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to keep motivated and disciplined?

Can you tell me how to keep motivated and disciplined?

Be persistent: Make a schedule, stick to it, prioritize your tasks, create a list of things to get accomplished, be persistent and stay dedicated to your goal. Make time during the day to complete the things you want to do like exercise, eat a healthy snack, play w/ your kids, check your email, etc. ...Read more

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How much walking should you do when retired to keep sharp?

How much walking should you do when retired to keep sharp?

As much as you can!: Walking is a great form of exercise, especially when you go at a pace that makes you just slightly short of breath, such that you can't speak a full sentence. This type of exercise tones your heart and lungs, helps your digestive and immune systems, and is good for the brain -- to prevent depression and other problems. Keep going! ...Read more