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Dr. James Henning
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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 zumba good for weightloss for beginners? While doing it i get some step wrong & get angry? Suggest tipsfor beginner regarding starting?

Is zumba  good  for weightloss for  beginners? While  doing  it i get  some  step wrong & get  angry? Suggest tipsfor beginner regarding  starting?

Zumba gone wrong?: Remember it about getting fit while having fun! the body doesn't care if you took the wrong step, just that you took a step. It will burn the calories whether you took the right step or not. Lower your expectations or find a different way to exercise. It's hard enough to stay motivated while exercising. Also remember that losing weight is almost entirely about how many calories you consume. ...Read more

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Is zumba good for varicose veins?

Is zumba good for varicose veins?

YES: Exercise is good for varicose veins because the muscle contractions of the calf increases the venous return to the heart and reduces the venous back pressure. This is essentially what compression hose does. ...Read more

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Can zumba a good option for those who have back pains?

Can zumba a good option for those who have back pains?

Determining : The cause of one's back pain is of primary importance. Any exercise, in the context of certain kinds of back pain, may be dangerous. Sorting this out first might be the wisest option. ...Read more

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Would zumba fit be an good enough everyday workout in order for me to lose about 70lbs? I weigh 198

Not alone: Any regular consistent exercise will help burn calories and lose weight but if you don't make an adjustment in your food intake i would question any weight loss you must consistently burn more calories than you take in be consistent and patient. ...Read more

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Is it good if I do zumba twice a week or should I do more?

Is it good if I do zumba twice a week or should I do more?

Five days a week for: 30 minutes/day. Exercising for about 150 minutes per week is the minimum recommended activity. If would be good if you can do more. It need not be all zumba, you may choose brisk walk, jogging, treadmill, health-rider etc. ...Read more

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Is doing zumba low intensity for 4 hrs a day good for weight loss?

Is doing zumba low intensity for 4 hrs a day good for weight loss?

Zumba: Is just another form of exercise. If you enjoy it, by all means continue doing it, although 4 hours/day will get boring quickly. Find some other exercise you also enjoy such as a daily walk you need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat to lose a pound. Combine w/dietary restriction. ...Read more

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I do urinate in small amounts but I drink a good amount of water because I walk a lot and participate in Zumba.

I do urinate in small amounts but I drink a good amount of water because I walk a lot and participate in Zumba.

Worry about hydratio: if you are worried about hydration check your urine in the bowl. If concentrated urine goes to bottom with clear water on top you are dehydrated. You got to increase amount of water intake. If you end up with uniform urine with no clear water top you are hydrated well. Hope it answers your question ...Read more

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Are there any good fitness programs specifically designed for teens?

Are there any good fitness programs specifically designed  for teens?

Yes.: The problem is resistance training in individuals with bones that are not done growing. If that is you, focus on good form, using low weights, and high reps. Another approach is doing resistance training without weights at all. See this link with embedded video for example: www.Momsteam.Com/health-safety/weight-training-youth-athletes-more-getting-stronger-than-pumping-iron. ...Read more