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Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

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

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Which exercise machine is more effective, treadmill or elliptical?!

Which exercise machine is more effective, treadmill or elliptical?!

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

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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 that's realistic.

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 that's 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

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What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

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

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Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

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

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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?

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?

Elliptical: May provide more muscle building than the treadmill. Muscle helps burn fat. However it is the consistency and healthy diet that matters most. Use of either for 45 minutes or more 5 days a week with a healthy diet will result in healthy weight loss ...Read more

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What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise machine for muscles in lower back?

What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise machine for muscles in lower back?

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

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Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

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

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How long after gall bladder surgery can I use the elliptical exercise machine?

How long after gall bladder surgery can I use the elliptical exercise machine?

Exercise: I let my post-laparoscopic patients do cardio anytime after surgery when the patient feels well. The only restriction for most is no heavy lifting for one week after surgery. If you think you are ready, enjoy! ...Read more

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How soon after a total knee replacement should someone use an exercise machine?

How soon after a total knee replacement should someone use an exercise machine?

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

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How soon after a total knee replacement could someone use a continuous passive motion (cpm) exercise machine?

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

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Could I use body weight exercise to get just as ripped as I would using machines?

Could I use body weight exercise to get just as ripped as I would using machines?

Varies: Everyone responds to exercise differently. Try discussing your goals with a personal trainer. He or she will be able to give you the best idea of what exercises to do and how often. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which exercises without machine can be used to expand my buttox. I can't go gym so I want do buttox enlarge exercise at home?

Which exercises without machine can be used to expand my buttox. I can't go gym so I want do buttox enlarge exercise at home?

Interesting: Ice cream may work best. But for exercises at home, lunges, squats, and deep knee bends all use yur gluteal muscles and may help you tone up. As for enlarging it, in all seriousness you'd probably need a weight room for that. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how reliable are exercise machines that measure calories?

Can you tell me how reliable are exercise machines that measure calories?

Not at all: Remember there are so many factors that go into an accurate calculation of caloric expenditure, expect that the number reported from a machine may be 20% of more off. Why so high, remember that most machines actually include your resting metabolic rate in the numbers reported (which is the number of calorie your body uses just to survive), on top of the estimated calories burned during exercise. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the transmission power of the X-ray machines in dental offices?

Please help! What is the transmission power of the X-ray machines in dental offices?

Digital or film?: Digital x-rays rely on the sensor computer software program to intensify the x-ray image onto the monitor, therefore requiring only 1 rad per image taken. Films about 15 rads each. You would get about 90% more radiation walking from the office to your car than once a year dental x-rays. To put dose into perspective, a woman who receives radiation for breast cancer will receive about 5000 rads. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which machine is good : elliptical cross trainer or treadmill for minimal exercise?

Any suggestions on which machine is good : elliptical cross trainer or treadmill for minimal exercise?

All: Both machines are designed to improve physical fitness but with less physical impact in knees and hips. You should use whatever you feel comfortable with. ...Read more

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Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Try to: Exercise machines (not sure exactly which
youre referring to) try to simulate activities
of different sports to some extent
but they can never really do that
the machines try to strengthen the muscles
that are most intrinsic to particular sports
also plyometrics can be helpful to gear oneself toward a specific sport or activity
unfortunately, no one activity can truly
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Recently diagnosed with pots syndrome can I still use a vibration machine/power fit? I am also Also taking fludrocortisone

Recently diagnosed with pots syndrome can I still use a vibration machine/power fit? I am also Also taking fludrocortisone

You can most likely: Use these devices and continue your routine but you need to understand that no therapy will be 100% effective for you and that it will still be possible to experience POTs symptoms. Maintain hydration and avoid prolonged standing in one place after your work out. Lay down and cool down. If it is not working for you then consider compression stockings as well. ...Read more

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I have lower back&butt pain esp when lying down. Will low impact exercise (bike machine) reduce my symptoms or exacerbate the pain?

I have lower back&butt pain esp when lying down. Will low impact exercise (bike machine) reduce my symptoms or exacerbate the pain?

What has a proven: Good result is a series of "Low Back Exercises" for low back pain.Google this and give yourself 10 min to go thru them once or twice a day. If pain or new symptoms develop. Go show your Doc. Especially if any weakness or incontinence is involved. ...Read more

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How much exercise is enough? I stand most of the day. Most weeks I walk an hour daily and do weight machines three to four days. Is that ok? Too much?

How much exercise is enough? I stand most of the day. Most weeks I walk an hour daily and do weight machines three to four days. Is that ok? Too much?

Sound great: You sound like you have a well balanced program. Now combine this with a well balanced diet, adequate sleep, appropriate health maintenance and you've got the full package. What would even make it better is to make sure you are socially engaged: have healthy relationships, volunteer, continue to stimulate your mind in some way. ...Read more

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What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

By a formula: Typically you would punch in your gender and age at the beginning. Depending on the type of exercise, there is estimates for the amount of calories burned per minute- for example, it may be that a certain treadmill reports that at a 4% incline at 4.5mph for a 38 year old male may burn 7 calories per minute (as an example only)
this is all estimated; individual results will vary. ...Read more

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Could I still exercise on elliptical machine on a sprained ankle?

Yes, as tolerated: After initial rest, ice, compression and elevation, ankle rehabilitation involves moving the ankle. Initially the up and down motion akin to pressing and releasing the gas pedal in the front to back plane is suggested. Lateral movement will come later as pain and swelling subside. An elliptical trainer provides gentle front to back motion at the ankle and can be started as soon as tolerated by you. ...Read more