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Doctor insights on: Improving Endurance

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Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Best=what you'll do!: Yes, endurance/other activity that raises hr is better than simply lifting weights, eg. But the regimen need not be overly strenuous. Even walking has been shown to have beneficial effects on cognitive function of "seniors" (note the numerous articles by art kramer, phd, and colleagues). So it is best to select or continue an activity that is enjoyable and engage in it on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Can you improve your running endurance while smoking?

Can you improve your running endurance while smoking?

Possibly: Though this is possible, I am honor-bound to mention that these two activities are at cross-purposes and it's important to consider quitting smoking. Having said that, it does happen that running endurance (as in going for miles and miles) is not an activity that is particularly limited by the respiratory system in most people, so theoretically it is possible to increase endurance while smoking. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski Dr. Michalski
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Improving endurance (Tip)

Aerobic exercise develops muscle fibers that improve endurance. ...See more

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Improving Endurance (Checklist)

Keep resistance moderate for your exercises
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Maintain high repetition for your exercises
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Cycle, jog, use an elliptical, or use a stair stepper
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Increase duration regularly
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Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Can be: Any workout can be effective if it burns calories and improves your cardiovascular fitness. Do something you enjoy, because you need to do it long-term, not just for a short period of time. Also, you need to restrict your caloric intake to less than you're burning off in order to lose weight. ...Read more

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Does weight training build endurance?

Does weight training build endurance?

Specific: Lighter weights with many reps will help build endurance for that specific movement. Curls will not help you run longer. Being stronger in the upper body will allow you to maintain better form longer and keep you going longer (if your legs permit) by not fatiguing the upper body as quickly. Dynamic weight training will build strength over a greater range of movements. Good Luck ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Improving endurance (Tip)

Are just starting? Go slowly until your endurance increases. ...See more

Dr. Felecia Sumner Dr. Sumner
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Improving Relationships (Checklist)

Practice good communication
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Get counseling if it is appropriate
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Make time for each other
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Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

No evidence !: No evidence either the hormone, and/or potential conversion to testosterone increases anabolic (muscle building) effects. Plus, it may have unknown long term side-effects. ...Read more

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How do I improve cardiovascular endurance?

How do I improve cardiovascular endurance?

Exercise: Exercise, get that heart rate up and keep pushing the limits. Try to do more and more e. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski Dr. Michalski
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Improving endurance (Tip)

Set multiple small goals while exercising to gain endurance. ...See more

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Which exercise is better for mood improving? Cardio or weight lifting?

Which exercise is better for mood improving? Cardio or weight lifting?

Usually cardio: Most people have better 'mood improvement' or endorphin release after a good> 30 min cardio workout. Some people do after a @weight workout but this is less common( anecdotally). Start w/ cardio and keep it up! good luck! ...Read more

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Improving Self Esteem (Checklist)

Read self-help articles on self esteem
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Make a gratefulness journal. Add to it.
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What are cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength?

Fitness: CV endurance refers to aerobic conditioning, or the body's ability to maintain a heightened level of physical activity over a long period of time. I liken it to marathons over sprints, like driving freeway miles instead of city miles. Your heart is fondest of freeway miles vs short bursts that we think of as city miles-like your auto! Achieve CV endurance by steady exertion over longer pds of time ...Read more

Dr. Joel Gotvald Dr. Gotvald
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Improving endurance (Tip)

Aerobic exercise is an excellent way to maintain and improve your cardiovascular health. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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