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Dr. Ray Tidman
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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. 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?

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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Dr. Ray Tidman
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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
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Whats the quickest way to make jogging easier?

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?

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
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Is jogging healthy? I want to get in shape.

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
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Jogging in the morning or night. Which is better?

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
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Is wearing a jogging bra going tohelp 30 years later?

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. Dan Fisher
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21 years in practice
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Is jogging good at his age ?

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. Tom Heston
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Joining jym is more effictive or jogging ?

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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Dr. David Trettin
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What benefits i can get from jogging?

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. Victor Khabie
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What are the benefits of jogging?

What are the benefits of jogging?

Nimerous: Cardio fitness, weight loss and tones muscles. Some people also feel it is a stress reducer. ...Read more

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