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How To Move The Bowflex Ultimate 2
All are different: There really is not one answer. Each machine has its benefits. My thought is choose something that you think you will like to do three times a weeks on a consistent basis. You want to work on all muscle groups and a three time a week regiment would work well. Perhaps you could supplement the above with therabands or dumbbells if you have a limited budget and space. ...Read more
Not enough time: The most common cause is that people give up too quickly because they become discouraged. Base success on the number of months using the bowflex rather than pounds lost. ...Read more
What is the best exercise/exercise machine i can use to burn the most weight efficiently? i want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if thats realistic.
Hard work: It doesn't matter what machine you use or what type of exercise that you do. Find something that you enjoy, or at least can tolerate, and do it regularly as part of a diet and exercise program. Start slow and gradually increase. Goal weight loss should be 2-3lbs per week, so your weight loss goals are reasonable. Good luck ...Read more
Exercise: Regardless of whether you want to lose baby weight or belly fat, consider body weight exercises rather than purchasing equipment. http://www.mensfitness.com/topics/body-weight-workouts, http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-routines/5-best-bodyweight-training-exercises & http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/ultimate-body-weight-workout. ...Read more
Reallly: It's whatever you'd use most consistently. But when you account for price, space, variety of exercises and resistances possible, the Total Gym XLS(base model) is a great deal. ...Read more
Everyday I do exercise on my orbitrack(exercise machine) for 30 mins. It displays my pulse rate ranging from 150 to160. Is it normal?
Yes: This is a normal exercise heart rate for someone your age. ...Read more
Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more
Both: Depending on your reason for exercise either will provide the beneficial effect of exercise. Your exercise prescription for cardiovascular health, if that is the reason for exercise, is calculated by giving you the maximum heart rate for specified time. So the type of exercise it takes to get the maximum heart rate is the only criteria. So both machines can do it. ...Read more
Anything!: It is important for diabetic patients to exercise. Any exercise! pick something you enjoy doing and exercise frequently. Cardio exercise (walk, run, bike, etc) tends to help more with weight loss more than weight bearing exercises. ...Read more
Varies, but : If patient is still ambulatory, consider a treadmill or even a stair stepper. A stationary bike might work. If trouble walking, best general exercise via swimming or aerobics in a pool setting. Some patients will not tolerate an exercise machine, and do far better with assisted walking. ...Read more
I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?
Limited: Do not use the quad extension machine. The only machine to use would be the supine leg press machine. You can do exercises without machines that would be safer. ...Read more
Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. If you have questions about specific exercises or machines they will be able to teach you the proper techniques and precautions. Best of luck! ...Read more
1st week is okay: As most therapists don't need any machines to perform proper therapy. Manual therapy can achieve excellent results without machines. However, machines can be used as an adjunct to good manual stretching and strengthening programs. Stationary bikes can start early in the first week as the swelling reduces. Weights should be avoided until full extension is gained from your stretching program. ...Read more
I am 2weeks tomorrow since i had hyteroscopy &laparoscopy surgery and my wounds already healing can I exercise using abdominal abs exercise machine ?
Exercises: Too early for these exercises. Ask your surgeon when you can start exercise again. ...Read more
Sit-ups hurt my back and neck. Is there a home exercise machine that targets my stomach and waist? Every other part of my body is very muscular.
How soon after a total knee replacement could someone use a continuous passive motion (cpm) exercise machine?
1 hours: Ideally you should be placed on it in the recovery room whole still sedated. Once you are able to move the knee on your own, the benefit of continuous passive motion is less apparent. ...Read more
I had laparoscopy surgery unblocking fallopian tubes 3 months ago. Can I use abdominal abs exercise machine now?
Yes: Laparoscopic Surgery has many benefits over the open techniques. In addition to less post operative pain, laparoscopic surgery causes much less trauma to the body. Open techniques lead to the release of inflammatory mediators which impair healing. Even considering the variations in laparoscopic techniques, in the absence of complications, three months is more than sufficient time for the healing. ...Read more
Try Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate): If you have a problem with chronic constipation, you should be taking something regularly, like MiraLAX or a prescription medication, like Amitiza (lubiprostone) or linzess. But if you just have periodic constipation and want more rapid relief from below, try a fleet enema. For relief from above, try 10 oz. Of magnesium citrate. ...Read more
Two days ago I started experiencing acute pain in my right lower back. It is extremely painful. When I lay down when I MOVE! ?
Take some meds: I suggest you try over the counter pain medications first, if no relief see your doctor. ...Read more
I have two knots on the top of my head. They don't cause me pain and they move if I push on them. I've had them for at least 10 years.
Lipoma: this could be a benign subcutaneous fat tumor called lipoma or cyst. ...Read more
I have anxiety which I have two cats for. I moved into a apartment which I need a form filled out so they can move with me can u help me with that?
you need to find a doc locally that can write you a letter of medical necessity.
http://servicedogcentral.org/content/node/304 ...Read more
I didn't eat for almost 3 days then I ate again and for the past two days I feel as if I have a band around my waist and I can hardly move cos of it ?
The most important..: ...bit of information I'd need is "Why didn't you eat for almost 3 days?" It would be help also to know how soon after you started eating again your symptoms started. Finally, let us know if u have other symptoms, like nausea or bloating. Please resubmit your question with additional info & perhaps we can give you insight into this problem. Thanks. ...Read more
28weeks 1st baby, pelic pain/pressure for two weeks, getting worse. Hurts to move from laying to sitting, getting up, from side to side, sharp pressure?
Doing bicycle exercises I felt like my nerves in my calf moved I've felt discomfort for two days?
I'm worried. I first felt the baby moving a lot but now the last two days I have not felt him move at all ?
Must get it checked: If you haven't felt your baby move in the last 2 days, you must call your OB provider to get it checked. He may decide on what test to do to find out what the problem is non stress test or biophysical profile depending on your term and the presence of other symptoms. ...Read more