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Is yoga good after a workout or before?

Is yoga good after a workout or before?

Both: Both is a great stretching and balancing activity that can be added before and after other exercises. ...Read more

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Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Many reasons: It is aerobic (if done at the correct intensity), it is water cooled (good especially in hot climates), and it is much easier on the joints (no pounding on the ground). However, if you can't swim or hate to swim, find something you will do. The best exercise is the one you will do. ...Read more

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What is a good exercise routine after back surgery?

What is a good exercise routine after back surgery?

Walk: Walking is a good choice for most people. If that is not possible for whatever reason, other options are cycling (stationary or outside if you are able), swimming, water aerobics. These exercises are good for general fitness, relief stress, and build up stamina. ...Read more

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Hi, good day. Is it good to take a shower immediately after my intense workout in gym? Thank you doc.

Hi, good day. Is it good to take a shower immediately after my intense workout in gym? Thank you doc.

Sure: A prompt shower is fine, and does a good job of preventing that sweaty, sticky, odiferous, post-workout experience. And no, it won't slam shut your pores and trap inside your body any..... ...Read more

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Is it good to take shower after doing exercise?

Is it good to take shower after doing exercise?

If you like: It's up to you. But you might feel better and it would clean off any sweat and oil that would clog pores. ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine to get back into shape after sedentary job?

What is a good workout routine to get back into shape after sedentary job?

Start slow.: Don't hit it too hard too fast. Start slow, maybe twenty minutes of light cardiovascular work to get your feet wet. As this becomes easier, lengthen your sessions and go harder. Start with twenty minute sessions and increase duration and intensity from there. ...Read more

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What is better for cardio walking or riding a bike?

What is better for cardio walking or riding a bike?

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

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What is a good gym routine for fat burning?

Lots of cardio is: good. Develop a routine with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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Help please! is cruising on a bike good or bad right after eating a meal?

Help please! is cruising on a bike good or bad right after eating a meal?

Eating: As long as you are not sleepy, dont get chest pain or shortness of breath it should be fine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to run a marathon after a discectomy?

Is it possible to run a marathon after a discectomy?

Ask Surgeon: Check with your surgeon. Much depends on the level and the rest of the system. What risk are you taking and will you be in pain or aggravate a painful situation. If given the go ahead to run, I would start out slow and short, and then add more distance and speed. One variable at a time. NOT longer faster together. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is it good to drink a protien shake after a run?

Is it good to drink a protien shake after a run?

No problem: You need hydration and nutrient after a good work-out. A protein drink certainly won't hurt and may do some good- a much better choice than a milkshake. ...Read more

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Is 20 minutes jogging on a treadmill a good enough start?

Is 20 minutes jogging on a treadmill a good enough start?

Yes: If you are healthy enough to jog for 20 minutes on a treadmill, then do this every day with devotion to the point of fanatacism. Yes, this would be a great way to start daily routine of exercising. Simply walking for 20 minutes a day on a treadmill is also great. I prefer my walks outside, but if you prefer the machine, then go for it. ...Read more

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Is doing 100 squats a day for a month, bad?

Is doing 100 squats a day for a month, bad?

Exercise: No. But, it is not the perfect exercise. If you want core strength and or weight loss this is just the beginning. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to take whey protein isolate as a recovery drink after I do the insanity fitness program? And before bedtime?

Is it a good idea to take whey protein isolate as a recovery drink after I do the insanity fitness program? And before bedtime?

Maybe, but..: Insanity is a vigorous exercise program that engages all major & core muscle groups, stimulates the release of glycogen stores and the rapid and efficient uptake of oxygen to fuel activity. Recovery from the demands of such a program requires some protein and also a high GI food to promote growth and replenish glycogen. Adding some fruit or dextrose will do the trick! ...Read more

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Please help docs! is running for an hour everyday 7x a week a good weight loss plan?

Please help docs! is running for an hour everyday 7x a week a good weight loss plan?

Depends: 7x a week can deplete your ability to heal after intesne exercise. usually you need 48-96 hours of recovery time to let muscles heal. Also, if you just run the same amount, without either increasing the distance or intensity of the exercise, your weight loss will remain stagnant. Worst of all, if you reward yourself with food or extra calories after exercise, you negate all the calories burned. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Yes: Excellent low impact cardio exercise. You can vary tempo to increase heart rate as needed. Enjoy. ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine for someone who is working up to a triathlon?

What is a good workout routine for someone who is working up to a triathlon?

See books: Best bet is to see the training manuals and books on this. There are many, so go to store and page through many to find the best for you. Joe Friel has a good "training bible" , among others. Much depends on what level tri you are doing. Find a local tri club and get as much info as you can -- we all enjoy helping the "Newbies" - we were once there. Go to USAT online for good info. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is a good exercise bike and fitness routine for me at 60?

What is a good exercise bike and fitness routine for me at 60?

22 min a day!: Studies show that 150 min of aerobic exercise a week, divided by at least 5 days is optimal for health. So, that's just 22 min daily, 7 days per week, 25 min/day 6 days per week, or 30 min per day 5 days per week. Any exercise that is non-stop and gets you breathing a bit harder and feeling a little warm is great. So, bike, walk (briskly), swim, treadmill, a class, etc. Are all great! ...Read more

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What's a good deodorant for after gym?

What's a good deodorant for after gym?

Daily hygiene starts: With soap shower or bath, desoderant and/or antiperspirant. Some use talcum. Attention to feet may harbor fungi, and persistant issues in the private aeas may need medical investigation. All deoderants are similar. Sample and select. ...Read more