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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.


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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

Dr. Ray Tidman
309 doctors shared insights

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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What's jogging good for?

What's jogging good for?

Areobic activity is: Jogging is only one form of aerobic exercise. It can be hard on the body and swimming, bike , speed walking can accomplish same goal without phsical pounding. ...Read more

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Would jogging be good for you?

Would jogging be good for you?

Yes: Any aerobic activity is good for you, jogging included. So are non weight- bearing exercises such as cycling or swimming. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of jogging daily?

Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Best of luck! ...Read more

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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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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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Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Slowly build up your workout and consistent exercise like jogging will help you build endurance and loose weight. ...Read more

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Is walking or jogging better for you?

Depends on…: Your weight/bmi & physical conditioning & status of hip, knee, & ankle joints. Walking has less forceful impact on those joints, especially if overweight. If bmi is 18-25 & no history of hip/knee/ankle injury, try jogging. ...Read more

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Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

Is jogging a fast way to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: Jogging and exercise will certainly help with weight loss but 1 mile of jogging is about equal to 100 cal most of the time. It takes 3500 cal to lose 1 pound of fat so you can see that jogging 35 miles is a very slow way to lose your weight. Couple that with a good diet and lifestyle changes and you will be successful in the long run. ...Read more

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Why did I get a erection after jogging?

Here are some ...: What you experienced has happened to all young men's life one time or another, and implies you still have enough energy, ability, & testosterone - even after jogging - to sustain free-flowing circulation and to induce sexual arousal even under a fleeting thought of sex or seeing sexy images of females. So, enjoy your vitality but put into good use so to prepare yourself to be functional... ...Read more

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To loose lower body fat will jogging help?

To loose lower body fat will jogging help?

Great 4 weight loss.: Jogging, any form of cardiovascular exercise for that matter, is great for weight loss. You can only eat so little, so adding exercise like jogging allows you to eat good quantities of healthy low-fat foods while still losing weight by helping your body metabolize the calories more efficiently and burn calories through the extra energy expenditure. Good idea! ...Read more

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How can I prevent common jogging injuries?

Pace yourself: Gradual load increase, gentle stretching, adequate hydration, sleep hygiene, take days off, insole cushion. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the benefits of jogging?

Cardio: Lower body strength endurance increased lung capacity aerobic activity weight loss bad: impact injury to the foot, ankle knees and back if done to long and to frequently moderation's best ...Read more

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Would jogging be a good way to lower body fat?

Would jogging be a good way to lower body fat?

Great 4 weight loss.: Jogging, any form of cardiovascular exercise for that matter, is great for weight loss. You can only eat so little, so adding exercise like jogging allows you to eat good quantities of healthy low-fat foods while still losing weight by helping your body metabolize the calories more efficiently and burn calories through the extra energy expenditure. Good idea! ...Read more

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Is jogging bad for persons under 18 years old?

Is jogging bad for persons under 18 years old?

Great to jog.: Jogging is a very healthy way to get your exercise. Under 18 should be working on increased exercise so we can try to reverse the epidemic of diabetes and obesity that is sweeping through our young children. Encourage jogging on a regular basis. ...Read more

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If i go to jogging, wil my weight wil cum down?

If not eating more..: Exercise of any kind will burn calories, and thus lead to weight loss in a normal healthy person, as long as he is not eating more calories than he is burning off. For example, if he jogs a while and burns off 300 calories, but hen drinks 300 calories at the end of the jog, then his weight most likely will stay the same. ...Read more

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Can you go jogging if you have controlled angina?

Can you go jogging if you have controlled angina?

Jog: If the double product reached with jogging can be held below the patient's anginal threshold , the pt. Could potentially jog. ...Read more

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What is d best in body excerse, walking or jogging?

What is d best in body excerse, walking or jogging?

Both burn calories: Walking and jogging can both burn calories and help maintain a your cardiovascular health. Jogging encompasses more direct loading to your knee joints, so if one has arthritis, walking would be the better activity. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sharp pain on my side after jogging?

Why do I get a sharp pain on my side after jogging?

A side stitch: I mostly get this if I run too soon after eating. Another cause could be shallow breathing. If you are just now trying to get back in shape after not being very active, this usually gets better over time if you keep at it! If it's really severe, and only gets worse as times goes on I would see a physician about it. ...Read more

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Had pain in the left side of my chest while jogging?

See a cardiologist: At your age you should not be experiencing chest pain. Your heart is on the left side. Chest pain with exertion is a potential sign of angina. Which could be from the blockage of the vessels that supply your heart. Make an appointment with your internist or cardiologist and have an ekgf and echocardiagram done. ...Read more

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How might one exercise breathing properly while jogging?

There is none!: Breathing comes naturally, both frequency and depth, in all but synchronized sports, such as breathing while swimming. Anyone suggesting otherwise, is a know not! sorry. Just run and breathe! ...Read more

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I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

Helps: But the real answer is diet. Get rid of all the "junk" especially the sweets and sweeteners. Eat only god made food. ...Read more

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Will I still be able to go jogging after my pneumonectomy?

Possibly: Depends on your level of lung function prior to surgery. If your remaining lung works well, you may have few, if any, limitations. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

How can I motivate myself to start jogging to lose weight?

Set reasonable goals: You are halfway there just by asking this question. Recognizing that you want to take action is an important first step. Start off slowly and don't get discouraged if it seems to take longer than you initially thought it would. Push your self mentally, but do not overdo it physically. An injury early in your workout regimen can create long-term issues. Good luck! ...Read more