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Does jumping rope slim thighs?

Does jumping rope slim thighs?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. However this may help to tone muscles. ...Read more

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Can rope jumping everyday burn muscle?

Can rope jumping everyday burn muscle?

No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at leat 3-4 days a week. ...Read more

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Do exercises such as squats, lunges, push-ups, planks, and jumping jacks help with weight loss?

Do exercises such as squats, lunges, push-ups, planks, and jumping jacks help with weight loss?

Yes: Along with cutting calories , don't eat junk food if you eat 2500 cal and burn only 2000 , in spite of your exercises you will gain weigh , to loose 1 lb of body fat you gave to burn 3500 calories , not easy task ...Read more

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Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Yes: Calisthenics often involve simple exercises, usually using ones own body weight in an often rhythmic motion, that can increase both strength and aerobic fitness. Usually involves little or no equipment. Sit-ups, push-ups, jumping jacks, as well as pull-ups, push-ups and jumping rope or all examples of calisthenic exercises. ...Read more

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Chest pain when jumping on a trampoline?

Chest pain when jumping on a trampoline?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to jog,jump rope and jumping jacks during periods?

Is it harmful to jog,jump rope and jumping jacks during periods?

Exercise and period: It is fine to do those activities during your period. You may be a bit more fatigued as you have some blood loss and may be a bit anemic, but the exercises do not alter your period. ...Read more

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How many calories are burned doing 150 jumping jacks?

How many calories are burned doing 150 jumping jacks?

Exercise: There is no way to give you an accurate answer. This would vary based upon your weight, the rapidity of the exercise and several other variables. But, it is a good start to good exercise. ...Read more

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Can jumping rope damage kidneys?

Can jumping rope damage kidneys?

Nope: Not from rope. Or any other activity (except extreme contact activities i.e. Punches to the kidneys). ...Read more

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Stair climbing can slim leg?

Stair climbing can slim leg?

Yes: It depends on your body type to start with. If you have legs with fat, then you can get a slimming effect with stair climbing, however, you may get an appearance of getting larger first as the underlying muscles increase in size as the fat burns of slower. Stair climbing has tons of benefits either way and can increase your cardiac health. Climb on and the legs will sort themselves out. ...Read more

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Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knee pain: Most likely degenerative joint disease. See your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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No knee pain while playing but only while squating and climbing down stairs..Will quad strengthing help.

No knee pain while playing but only while squating and climbing down stairs..Will quad strengthing help.

It can: Sounds like you have a problem under your knee cap(patella). Most stress in this area during squats and going down stairs (chondromalacia pattelli) . The corner stone of pt for it is quad exercises : straight leg raising, "quad sets" (tensing muscle while knee straight/isometrically)and pain free arc exercises. Many online resources for exercises http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xwc4flssv6e. ...Read more

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Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap. ...Read more

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Shin pain seriously hurts running in basketball games?

Shin pain seriously hurts running in basketball games?

Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read more

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Can rope jumping everyday (almost 1000-1200 jump per day) burn muscle?

Can rope jumping everyday (almost 1000-1200 jump per day) burn muscle?

No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at least 3-4 days a week. ...Read more

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Hand pumping fast while rock climbing.

Hand pumping fast while rock climbing.

Normal for exercise: Since climbing is exercise, depending on your conditioning your heart will be at rapidly. As you get into better condition this will be less of a stress on your heart ...Read more

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Could jumping barefoot damage knee permanently?

Could jumping barefoot damage knee permanently?

Unlikely: Jumping barefoot vs jumping with shoes on does not put extra stress on your knee. Of course, landing wrong may hurt something! cushioned shoes will provide some protection to the jarring forces to your knee when jumping. Studies that compare people who wear shoes with those who don't have not shown an improvement with shoe wear in terms of foot/ankle/knee injury. ...Read more

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Can stretching or jumping increase height?

Can stretching or jumping increase height?

No: At 16, most likely you're still growing. This depends on your genetics and nutrition, not so much on physical activity. Stretching and jumping will not increase your height. ...Read more