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Doctor insights on: Jumping Up And Down As Aerobic Exercise

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Is doing 15 min. Of jump rope daily a good substitute for cardio exercise?

Is doing 15 min. Of jump rope daily a good substitute for cardio exercise?

Yes, add more slowly: Jump rope is very good cardiovascular exercise. Add one minute once a week to the jumping rope, then add two minutes a week once you get to 20, work your way up to 30 minutes a day. Numerous studies have shown that 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per day is a minimum goal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to exercise without a bra? Is it bad to jump up and down without one on?

Is it bad to exercise without a bra? Is it bad to jump up and down without one on?

Can be harmful: If you require a bra to support your breasts regularly, then wearing an exercise bra is a good idea.Prolonged swinging of the breasts without support over the years will take its toll in later years. There is also the matter of comfort. Some exercise without one is likely OK, but you should be the judge.Running long distances, or short distances very fast does cause significant movement. Good Luck ...Read more

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Hi i`ve heard that jumping rope and and running and other cardio ex. Are so bad for girls because makes the uterus to get down from its place?Helpppp

Hi i`ve heard that jumping rope and and running and other cardio ex. Are so bad for girls because makes the uterus to get down from its place?Helpppp

Not likely: Strenuous exercise does not usually cause uterine or vaginal prolapse unless there is already a prolapse problem. Uterine and vaginal prolapse occurs mostly in women who have had vaginal deliveries. Most women will not have any significant prolapse until or unless the have had vaginal deliveries of their children. ...Read more

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Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Is walking a good aerobic exercise?

Yes: It is a great place to start. A brisk walk for 45-60 minutes on a regular basis will greatly enhance your weight loss and overall fitness and cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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Is aerobic exercise better than HIIT?

Is aerobic exercise better than HIIT?

Different: High intensity interval training is very efficient and serves to also improve your aerobic potential, but realize, due to the vigorous nature of HIIT, you may more readily succumb to overtraining if this your only training technique. In an ideal world your training would include various techniques including HIIT and steady state(aerobic) training. ...Read more

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How does aerobic exercise impact cholesterol levels?

How does aerobic exercise impact cholesterol levels?

Depends on how much: And your genetic predispositions but on the high end, with regular intense exercise, you could decrease your LDL(bad cholesterol) by up to 15% and increase your HDL(good cholesterol) by up to 20%. ...Read more

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Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or lifting weights?

Which is better for you: aerobic exercise or lifting weights?

Different: As one isn't necessarily better than the other. They serve different purposes and ideally you would incorporate both resistance training along withe aerobic training into your exercise routine. This allows you to reap the most benefits and fits in alignment with the American Heart Associations optimal exercise recommendations. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Aerobic Exercise (Definition)

The benefits of aerobic exercise are powerful. Get moving, raise your heart rate, work up a sweat and feel energized for the rest of the ...Read more