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Jogging (Overview)

There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make exercising during pregnancy inadvisable.


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I'm trying to exercise once a day. I go jogging for an houra day and workout for 30 minutes a night. I have been doing this for two weeks and still no result. What should ido?

Dr. Allen Lu
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I'm trying to exercise once a day. I go jogging for an houra day and workout for 30 minutes a night. I have been doing this for two weeks and still no result. What should ido?

Results: It depends on what results you are looking for. Within 2 weeks, your body already starts to grow blood vessels and increase overall metabolism. Endurance should already be starting to increase. However, it will take much longer to change body shape or actual weight shifts. ...Read more

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Jogging (Overview)

There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make exercising during pregnancy inadvisable.


Dr. Randy Baker
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
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Whats the quickest way to make jogging easier?

Dr. Randy Baker
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
35 years in practice
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Whats the quickest way to make jogging easier?

It depends: The answer will be different for different people. Good running shoes are important. I enjoy listening to music while jogging so bring my ipod or radio- you might like podcasts or books on tape. Jogging in a scenic place also helps- i like the beach or the woods. Start out taking it easy but do it regularly and it will hopefully become a routine you look forward to as you notice feeling better... ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Out jogging this afternoon and was bit by a dog. Not a deep bite. Owner claimed shots up to date but no way to prove. Trip to DR's warranted?

Dr. Alan Ali
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Out jogging this afternoon and was bit by a dog. Not a deep bite. Owner claimed shots up to date but no way to prove. Trip to DR's warranted?

Dog bite: Wound cleansing & local antibiotic ointment if minor bite, but I would recommend visiting your doctor to have a look at it, & get Tetanus shot if you have not had one in past 10 years. ...Read more

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Board Certified, Family Medicine
30 years in practice
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Is jogging healthy? I want to get in shape.

Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Board Certified, Family Medicine
30 years in practice
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Is jogging healthy? I want to get in shape.

Yes ,depends: Jogging is good to want to get in shape.However, make sure you do not have knee problems.Try to condition your body first, and jog every other day only to get your joint some relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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Jogging in the morning or night. Which is better?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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Jogging in the morning or night. Which is better?

Both are great: There are no rules, and only a little bit of science. Do whichever you prefer, or both. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Is wearing a jogging bra going tohelp 30 years later?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Is wearing a jogging bra going tohelp 30 years later?

While jogging it may: Help to prevent jiggling. Up to 85% of women in america are wearing an incorrect bra size or a design which doesn't properly support them. Encourage you to go to a specialty bra shop for proper fitting and a bra that will fit your needs. Breast care is important. ...Read more

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
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Please tell me what are some alternatives to jogging?

Dr. Dean Giannone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
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Please tell me what are some alternatives to jogging?

Any type of cardio.: Alternative to jogging include walking, elliptical, cycling, rowing, swimming (probably the best calorie-burning benefit of all), aerobics classes, step climbing, roller blading, skateboarding. Whatever it is, just get out there and go. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
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Is jogging good at his age ?

Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
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Yes.: I am not sure i aught the age, but there is no age at which jogging is bad. As long as he is jogging safely there is no reason to prevent this. ...Read more

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Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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What benefits i can get from jogging?

Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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What benefits i can get from jogging?

Multiple: If u become a regular " jogger" ( work up to 3 miles as day 5 days wk)benefits include weight loss, increased aerobic capacity(' better overall shape'), increased muscle tone in your legs , and overall a better sense of well- being( stress relief, better ability to concentrate , ?Better sex etc).The benefits from a regular aerobic exercise program are multiple and well- known to physicians. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
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Joining jym is more effictive or jogging ?

Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
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Joining jym is more effictive or jogging ?

Jogging: Joining a gym doesn't mean you'll use it. But if your question is which is better, calisthenics or aerobics, the answer is both. ...Read more

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