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Jumping Up And Down As Aerobic Exercise
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
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
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
I am on 3rd day of my period. Can i resume my regular activities like cardio exercise and gym routines? I feel bad cramps when i sprint and jump.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Not necessarily: Either. They serve different purposes and, remember, if you cut down your intensity(amount of weight) and increase volume(repetitions) and reduce rest intervals, weight training can be quite aerobic too. In a perfect world your exercise regimen would be a combination of both, which is why there is a strong movement towards aerobically focused resistance training. ...Read more
Whatever you find : Most comfortable and enjoyable with cross training recommended to avoid overuse injuries. Swimming, biking, walking, jogging along with the use of various gym equipment except possibly a rowing machine. In addition, stretching routinely and core strengthening exercises should be part of your routine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are your goals?: Aerobic exercise designed to elevate heart rate and improve stamina. Strength training can include many types of exercise including eccentric training. This will assist in building muscle bulk. Aerobic can include biking, jogging, walking swimming. Strength training usually will require resistance training. ...Read more
Depends who you ask!: For the average person, it really doesn't matter what order you do your exercises as long as you exercise. Many like to warm up w/aerobic activities before moving on to strength training. Others don't want to waste energy but rather focus on lifting then cool down w/aerobics. Unless you're an elite athlete in which your coach will set up your regimen. Don't forget healthy nutrition, too! ...Read more
Ex. Bike: Try a spin class if you are looking to sustain a specific aerobic exersise (targets the quads). ...Read more
Can you tell me in your opinionare there any downfalls to strength training compared to aerobic exercise?
Yes: Regular aerobic activity such as walking, bicycling or swimming can help you live longer and healthier. During aerobic activity you repeatedly move large muscles causing you to breath faster and more deeply. This maximizes the oxygen in your blood helping carry nutrients to the tissues and waste products out. If done properly aerobic activity can increase endurance and overall well being. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If anything, regular exercise will increase your appetite because of the amount of calories your body needs to support your exercise. Exercise will increase your body's basal metabolic rate (the rate at which your body burns calories) for up to 16 hours after exercise. A balanced diet and regular exercise is recommended for all. ...Read more
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