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Is A Stationary Bike Good Exercise When You Have Plantar Fasciitis
Is it possible that i'll get Achilles tendonitis when I do the exercise mountain climbers and other jumping exercise. Without shoes?
Possibly: It is possible. I would however that you really should use cross training or similar shoes when exercising to avoid just those issues. ...Read more
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
Exercise: Both are good ways to exercise. It depends a little as to your height, weight, condition of your joints, and your current physical health. I generally recommend to patients to start with a gentle exercise program, gradually building over time. For walking, find a comfortable route, or treadmill, proper shoes, start slow in time and speed. Gradually advance. Same with biking. Don't rush to be fit. ...Read more
As a runner, not being able to run because of peroneal tendonitis is a huge pain. Is it advisable to use a stationary bike instead? While i heal?
Yes and no: The machine manufacturer will tell you no. It is common practice. ...Read more
Which form of the following exercises do you think is best overall for one's fitness? Why? Brisk walking; jogging/running; rowing; elliptical; stairstepper or bicycling?
Cardio Mix: All of those are great options. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
Is walking a lot with flip flops, particularly on an incline plane bad? Could this lead to plantar fasciatis?
Go figure.: The odd thing about plantar fasciitis is that some people never suffer from it no matter how long they stand or walk. They seem to be immune from the problem despite wearing, what seems to be, totally inadequate shoes and engaging in activity that stretches normal biomechanics to the limit. Having said that be prepared. ...Read more
Either: Both walking and biking produce positive cardiovascular changes. The magnitude of this positive effect is based on the intensity, which can be measured by heart rate, and duration. Shoot for 30min of moderately vigorous exercise most days of the week, as recommended by ACSM, ACA. Heart rate target should be 60-85% of estimated max heart rate (start lower and work up over time). Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the person.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it OK to exercise bare foot at home as I'm just using a exercise band and no jumping involved.will it hurt my foot?
I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?
Yes: Provided little or no pressure is over the forefoot or over the neuroma, you should have no problem. If, however, while doing the exercise, or the next day, you have pain, then you should listen to your body and modify or discontinue. Cycling, if done properly, should not aggravate a neuroma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to have an exercise such walking , light running, or badminton at night? What's the best exercise to burn fat when i just have time at night?
Light exercise is OK: Light exercise and a good night sleep which is important for turning fat into energy , too. If you eat 6 small meals a day, followed by relaxation and gratitude for a few minutes and take even 10 minutes to move in the same light way you will be even more successful, especially if you avoid smoking and alcohol l and eat healthy unprocessed food high in vegetables. ...Read more
Walking better,,,: Although running can be effective in the short term, it's hard to maintain if you're not used to it. It's better to start with a light walk, then make it more brisk according to how much it can be tolerated, and finally jogging within reason. This helps maintain a long term effort, and reduces the likelihood of joint damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of injuries would result if you put a former ballet dancer in stability shoes for running?
Hi Hope: The answer would depend on the foot type. Hypermobile feet (flat) should be in stability shoes, but rigid (high arched) feet are better off in cushioned shoes for running. However, a ballet dancer should become acclimated to stability shoes gradually, as he/she would be used to a less rigid shoe. Failure to break the shoe in gradually may result in injuries like fasciitis, stress fractures, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I run 3 miles x2/week & x3 week
hiit DVDs. Is it ok to speed walk and do DVDs in place of running if I have trochanter bursitis or IT band pain?
See your ortho doc: Decrease mileage and make sure you stretch and warm up. Use ice on painful area.Get a physical exam to diagnose exact cause of your pain. IT Band Syndrome is very common in runners, you can learn stretches to avoid this pain. Rest and work on flexibility and strength + see your sports medicine doc to treat bursitis given your bleeding risk. Exercise every day. See link: http://tinyurl.com/zp7zwcl ...Read more
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