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Is It Okay To Swim On The Same Day I Have A Hockey Workout
Yes: Enjoy your day no worries swim away ...Read more
If I have a sore muscle in my back, is it okay to use heat on it all night while i'm awake if I have to work the next day lifting heavy things?
Max 30 min on: You should never over use heat on the area for too long to avoid a burn to your skin. Take a break every 30min or so to avoid any issues. ...Read more
Just got a gym membership and its open 24hrs when is the best time to workout i heard nights is when u lose more calories?
Does not matter: Generally when it comes to exercise what is the most important is to keep a regular workout schedule. Time of the day does not influence the amount of calories you burn which depends on activity type and intensity of the work out. If you are a night owl you will find gym less crowded in night. But start your routine when ever you can good luck. ...Read more
Im just now starting to work out so i was wondering what time during the day is a good time to exercise? And how long (mins/hours) should a beginner e
Throughout day: Recent studies show that moderate exercise (difficulty singing) spread out over the day is the healthiest form of exercise. The benefits plateau at about 45 minutes. For more info, please read my blog at http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/how-much-exercise-does-one-need.Html. ...Read more
I swim twice a day and usually go to weight training afterwards. I rest on the weekends but is this all too much?
Is it safe to run with a 20lb vest? I run frequently and am in good running shape, I just wanted to step it up. I jogged once with it and it felt good
Maybe: This depends on your overall level of health. If you are a young, nonsmoker the added weight may improve your stamina and probably cannot hurt you. Ensuring really adequate hydration with such an exercise regiman is critically important especially in the summer. A physicians personal examination and recommendations are the best way to determine if this is safe for you. ...Read more
Is it bad to workout the same day I got a flu vaccination? Isn't moving the muscle around a good thing?
No.Continue reg w/o: I see no reason to change your activity over a flu shot.I have gotten one yearly & had no issues working out the same day. Any work your body is doing recognizing the vaccine & developing immunity is done in the background by your immune system. If you do have dizziness or fever as can occur in some, a day to recoup would be reasonable. ...Read more
Being Pregnant: Yes. Of course. I would advise you like most obs and other who care for women that you get a prenatal book to read. Many obs will give you tis as part of your care. Having a pregnancy guide will help you feel more empowered and to understand the variety of things that occur during pregnancy and what to expect. Good luck with the baby. ...Read more
I have a tore a ligament due to stress on it before 2years its the middle one in the knee so i was instructed to not to bicycle so can i now?????
I go swimming almost every day. When i put my swim cap on i get a massive erection. Is this normal? And if not what should I do?
Inopportune Erection: Nope. There is nothing to explain this situation. Usually if you are not thinking of sexual things or looking at the other scantily clothed swimmers then things should settle down. But, i would predict that a swimming cap has nothing to do with being sexually aroused. ...Read more
Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.
Is it ok showering twice a day? In the morning and evenings! also, days you go gym would you say it is worth taking a shower in the morning?
Hygiene: Medicine has very little to say about when and where you shower, there is no such list or rules in science. Being clean is important. But you get to make this choice on how and when you clean for yourself. ...Read more
Is it ok to play rugby with a concussion. I am pretty shure i got a concussion last week in rugby I have most of the simptoms is it ok to play tomorow?
Do not play : Do not play while you have any symptoms of a concussion. If you have not seen a doctor and had an evaluation do it now. It is very important that you take care of yourself and do not play. You could have permanent damage if you play while you are still having concussion symptoms. ...Read more
Yes. - no: Yes EXERCIZE:If you get tired- rest. If it hurts unusually - stop. No-The cold will run its course! ...Read more
I want to go on a 45 day water fast and also workout while on it is this a good idea drink 8 bottles of water a day i was really looking into this?
40 Nutrients: There are 40 essential nutrients that you need every day: 13 vitamins, 15 minerals, 10 Amino Acids (from protein) and 2 fatty acids. If you consume only water, there are cells somewhere in your body that starve to death every day, until eventually you die. Rather than a water fast, use a reputable meal replacement formula like ensure, boost or glucerna. ...Read more
I was wondering if you cut a potato in half and wrap it around your ankle while you sleep and hit it with something hard in the morning will it break?
I am about to get a cortisone injection on my foot. Would it be ok to drink alcohol on the same day?
Is it necessary having a shower in the morning you go to gym (which is in the afternoon) i still shower after gym, but is the morning necessary?
If you are not: Especially soiled in your private parts from the night before then wait until the afternoon. It's up to you. A shower washes off dead skin cells so it is invigorating and many folks need that in the morning. ...Read more
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