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Is dancing good excersise?

Is dancing good excersise?

Yes : Dancing is an excellent exercise for fitness. Dancing requires an extreme amount of aerobic exercise, bringing your heart rate up quickly and keeping it up throughout the entire dance session. ...Read more

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Fitness Programs (Definition)

Fitness Programs Exercise and Fitness Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help their patients learn to improve their fitness level and ...Read more


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Is ballet a good exercise?

Is ballet a good exercise?

It can be: This is why many forms of dance have become very popular practices for exercise. It involves an aerobic component along with significant muscle control and many positions require significant power/explosiveness. ...Read more

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Is zumba good?

Is zumba good?

Very: My wife and daughter love it and they're really toning and getting strong. I was surprised how much muscle it looked like they had gotten after just a few months and going three times a week. It seems like it is a very enjoyable time. ...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 plan?

What is a good exercise plan?

Exercise plan: First see your doc for a check up to make sure you are fit for any type of exercise. You can find a personal trainer at a local gym to create a plan specifically for you. Or consider running or power walking every other day for 20 minutes for a week or two and then daily for a few weeks, then gradually building up to about a hour a day when possible. Use earphones to prevent boredom. Peace. ...Read more

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Is soccer good exercise?

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Is soccer good exercise?

Soccer: Excellent, for any age & with no physical limitations otherwise. ...Read more

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What is a good dvd workout?

What is a good dvd workout?

Please give us more: info. Are you looking to become conditioned? Lose weight? Have fun? build muscle? Are you female or male? ...Read more

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Is insanity a good workout plan?

Is insanity a good workout plan?

Yes and No.: Get a clean bill of health from your physician before you start this workout program. It is a great e workout plan if you are in excellent health condition but not for feeble hearted. I tried this program insanity myself and had to quit because i was out of breath. ...Read more

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What is a good advanced cardio workout?

What is a good advanced cardio workout?

P90x?: P90x seems to get a lot of press these days; it's quite intense. Make sure you do your research to see if its appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What is a good workout program?

What is a good workout program?

In-home DVDs: A suggestion would be to first speak to your family physician, internist or care provider for a pre-workout screening. Then, consider an in-home fitness program (there are several on dvds) that systematically improve your overall endurance, aerobic (cardiovascular) capacity, and strength (including core strength). ...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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Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Yes: It is a great place to start. A brisk walk for 45-60 minutes on a regular basis will greatly enhance your weight loss and overall fitness and cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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Is dance dance revolution a good way to exercise?

Is dance dance revolution a good way to exercise?

Fun: It's a fun way to exercise, however it that alone may not be sufficient to serve as you primary means of exercise. ...Read more

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It is walking a good exercise for your heart?

It is walking a good exercise for your heart?

Yes,walk!: Walking is the easiest way to incorporate more activity into your life (for most people). Assuming you are otherwise healthy, american college of sports medicine recommends 30 minutes of cardiovascular activity most days of the week. This means walking fast enough do that your heart rate goes up, but slow enough to comfortably talk. Check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. ...Read more

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Is soccer a good cardio workout?

Is soccer a good cardio workout?

Most of time: In a soccer match there are different levels of exercise. Most of the time is in the cardio level, but it also has sprint runs in between. In the training for this sport, both the aerobic and anaerobic capabilities should be trained to perform better. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Is swimming a good idea for healthy living?

Jump on in: The water's fine! huge enthusiastic yes! swimming stretches and works out your body all over. It's low impact so it's friendly for backs and knees too. So if you're feeling amphibious, it's a great way to get moving. But most of all, choose exercise that will be fun for you. If you're not inclined to swim, that's okay. You can find something else to do. ...Read more

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Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Yoga is good: What are your goals? If you are worried about your bone density, then would focus on weight bearing exercise. Yoga is a good exercise in general and definitely activates the muscles as well so would be good for you. Would also consider adding in some light weighttraining as well. ...Read more

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Is the windsor Pilates a good cardio workout?

Is the windsor Pilates a good cardio workout?

Exercise: As long as you elevate heart rate to an adequate level of 85% of the max predicted and sustain for 10-15 mins you will be exercising your cv system. ...Read more

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What is a good teen workout and is affordable?

What is a good teen workout and is affordable?

Running & Pushups: Running is a great, relatively cheap workout. All you really need to buy are some running shoes. Also, body weight workouts (i.e., calisthenics) are the cheapest workout, since all you need is yourself. These include planks, pushups, situps, jumping jacks, etc. You can do them at home and at any time. ...Read more

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What is a good marathon training program?

What is a good marathon training program?

There are many: Ive done 4 full marathons i believe that if you can presently run 20 miles a week, you can gear up for a marathon with a 16 -18 week program the key to the program is to increase the weekend long run in a gradual fashion so you get up to about 20 miles 2 or 3 times in the 4-6 weeks prior to the marathon. You should ease off the last two weeks so you will be fresh for your marathon. ...Read more

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