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How To Use The Stability Ball With My Fitness Coach
Hard to say,: It's mostly a comfort and mobility issue. If you have any mobility issues then larger balls will be easier to get up from. Then you next issues will be what you plan on doing with them, different exercise require different sizes and that's bit too complicated to answer in this short space. ...Read more
I walk and ride my mountain bike for exercise, recently got back into resistance training, how important is that to an overall exercise program?
Personal Trainer: Hello: training is more about the goals you are trying to achieve and what sport or activity is the target. For general fitness to specific sports optimization the best approach is to schedule a session with a personal trainer who can create a training plan to your specific goals. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more
Will removing the right thyroid impact my fitness capabilities in any way? I'm removing a nodular goitre and want to know if i can train post surgery
Mixed diet: It is better to have mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; curtail intake of saturate fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. You may add fish and lean meats, in moderation. Exercise at least 30 minutes/day. There is no need for "sports nutrition". ...Read more
Be understanding: I am assuming you are talking about emotional support. Obviously, encouraging the person to lose weight is crucial. There are many good programs available for weight loss. For exercise, you may want to suggest a pool program, which limits stress on the body and the feet. However, unless the person wants to get better and is committed to losing weight there isn't much one can do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OnlyWay: Use It with: care while minimizing any pain, Muscles strength & coordination only improve with use. Key: incorporating a complex variety of uses, not just more strength/range in one or a limited set of uses. Thus machines, walking, running, jumping, etc. If any joint pain(s) consider glucosamine+chondroitin (molecular building blocks of cartilage, Nutransense a good brand, sourced from N. America, not China). ...Read more
Tai-chi helpful?I want to built mental stability for combat n also to use adrenaline in my advantage. How much time a day and how many days.Routine?
Tai-chi may: Help improve mental and physical dexterity, but probably won't help with potential combat. Also, there is no way to "use" Adrenalin - it's a natural response of your body. Contact a tai-chi instructor for more information. ...Read more
Ask and set goals: The best way to ensure this is to be open and selective upfront with the trainer and let them know that you are focused on a long term relationship. Ask to sit down with the trainer to set long term goals for your fitness, diet, weight, and psychology. Look them in the eye and ask if they will be with you long term. People don't like to break the trust of clients and doing this upfront will help. ...Read more
What are the best daily exercises to strengthen a partially dislocated patella? I'm a bodybuilder and I have access to most of the exercising machines
Recommended rehab: Patella subluxation/ dislocation rehab focuses on stregthening the surrounding muscles to compensate for ligament laxity. Most subl/ disloc occur laterally (moves outward), & if this is the case with you, focusing on medial (inside) musculature would be recommended. There is also a brace that may be helpful. Before returning to exercises have a x-ray to check for bone or cartilage damage. ...Read more
3-4 times a wk: 3-4 times a week should do it. Do something light on the other days. ...Read more
What are the best workouts to strengthen the lower traps? I am a baseball player and currently lacking the back muscle strength to increase velocity
Strengthen traps: i would talk to your coach and trainer as they know what muscles you may need to work on. ...Read more
Would adjustable dumbbells be the best way to build muscle at home? I can't afford big workout machines, and don't live near a gym.
Can i join the marines after a injury to my cfa and cfv. End to end on one and a vortex to the vein. Will vigorous exercise hurt my injury in my legs?
Unlikely: With this degree of vascular work they will not want to put you in harms way! if goretex graft was exposed or infected that would be a problem! thanks for your patriotism! check with the recruiters and they will get you a medical eval! and an official answer. There are other ways to serve! thanks colonel, retired. ...Read more
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