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Is It Possible To Get A High From Exercising
Maybe 'feeling good': People might not get "high" but might "feel better" from exercising. There are many reasons for that: experiencing release of endorphins, knowing they are getting more fit, seeing themselves lose weight and gain muscle, realizing they are helping their families by setting a good example and staying healthy for them! thanks for asking. @drpam. ...Read more
I used to exercise like crazy trying to get below 250lbs from the high 290s now I am 233 without exercising or making major diet changes. Worried?
I'm a 44 active, healthy female. When I workout I get my heart rate up to 171-172. Is this ok, or too high?
220-age = Max: You are achieving your maximal heart rate which isn't necessarily bad but also not additionally beneficial. You will achieve similar benefit from attaining and maintaining 85% which would be around 150 BPM. Back down your routine just a little. You are 44 not 22. What you lose in age you gain in experience over those younger athletes. ...Read more
For several days/weeks after one low workout, I get quivering feeling inside. I am not diabetic/high bp. When I lie down it goes away, standing worse?
More fluids: Assuming that by "low workout" you mean a light workout, I recommend that you increase your fluid intake. On the day of a workout drink electrolyte mixtures like Gatorade or Powerade, and every day make sure you get plenty of fluids. Also be sure to eat enough calories per day. If these measures are not helpful, see your doctor. ...Read more
I perform high intensity intervals and I want to know: if I take 3 grams of creatine 1 hour before the workout, I'll get fat? My goal is fat burning!
I am a swimmer on my high school team and during workout my chest gets tight and i get out to breathe and become dizzy. Why?
Does green tea keep metabolism high? I keep getting smaller even though I stopped exercising a month ago. I drink green daily. Could this be a factor?
Is it possible to have high levels of adrenaline if blood pressure is on low side but heart rate is high (resting 90-105) (exercising 175-200)?
I am an 18 year old female. I have been exercising as much as possible and eating healthy. I can't get rid of stubborn belly fat. Any tips?
Great Job!: Congrats on the healthy choices you have already decided to make! losing fat takes time, and you cannot target fat loss to a particular area. Keep working on eating well. Building muscle tissue will help to increase your metabolism and burn more calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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