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La Fitness Class Schedule
Not sure: If you mean a group fitness class versus a one on one training session with a personal trainer or an educational class to forward a goal of becoming a personal trainer/fitness instructor. If you clarify better then we should be able to better guide you. Best of luck. ...Read more
Its almost a year that i started my fitness classes 5 days a week.My coach gave me ginseng&l-glutamine for better performance. Do they really work?
Supplements: I guess, you would be the best person to answer these questions for yourself. Have you done better since you've been taking these supplements? I am not sure what your goal is, though. I would not personally take them if i were to start my fitness. I don't believe you need any supplement to get in shape. If you do bodybuilding, you will need some protein and other supplements, but not for fitness. ...Read more
Hi i went to my fitness class at the weekend and at the start i had a small panic attack. Why when its something i enjoy ? Havent been for 2 years
Anxiety: It is possible that since you have not been for 2 years that something about returning to this level of exercise was making you uncomfortable. Confide in a friend about your experience and if it does not help then consult a mental health professional. Check out the anti anxiety app on your phone and remember that anxiety is generally a result of misperceiving situations. Best wishes. ...Read more
Some people i work out with are 20 years older yet don't seem old. Most are retired faculty who go each am to fitness class. Which factors count most?
The current state of health: Living a lifestyle of correct eating taking care of yourself by seeing your doctor regularly as well as exercising rarely over lifetime can help you appear healthier than others regardless of patients at her initiatives in her 70s it can actually outperformed many patients after anciently because they've been living a good lifestyle for many years this is what we encourage proper eating regular exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a total hysterectomy in july of 2012 and developed a sizable hernia recently. I want to continue with fitness classes but have concerns.
Sweat profusely in group aerobic class more than anyone else. Do daily cardio for yrs so fitness level not related.Not overweight. How to decrease?
DVT: The fear with a deep vein thrombosis is that a clot will dislodge and travel to the lung or even across the heart to the brain or other essential organ. We are generally loathe to advise high activity with DVT until comfortable the clot has resolved for this reason. This question should be asked of the Doc taking care of you who has the best handle on the likelihood your clot has resolved or not. ...Read more
What can be done for hip labrum tear in active 60 year old woman? I need to get back to my fitness classes of boot camps and intervals .
Hip labrum: Trial with NSAIDs, stretching, avoidance of painful motions or activities. If that doesn't help see an orthopedic dr , consider one interarticular cortisone injection( guided by ultrasound), lastly hip arthroscopy for repair and or partial removal. ( surgery should be attempted by an experienced hip arthroscopist) ...Read more
Can I have a missed period from over exercising or from treatment for BV & yeast infection? Note: I have 3 small kids & teach 7-8 fitness classes.
Buspar (buspirone): It is not a controlled substance.Get a more detailed answer ›
Results: What is your goal? What is the fitness plan? Does it meet your needs? Is t affordable? Evaluate the trainer. Don't push too hard. The body changes/heals in 90 day cycles so see what results you have obtained in that time...Assuming you have been compliant. Anything that raises a red flag to you...Pay attention. ...Read more
Goal Dependent: At the risk of sounding evasive.... Fitness "for what?" to run a marathon, bench press your body weight, lower your cholesterol by 50%, shed 20# of fat, add 20# of muscle? These goals require vastly different routines to optimize your chances of achieving them. Figure that out first and we can go from there! ...Read more
Good question: Health is overall wellbeing of body/mind. Fitness usually seems to apply to the ability of physical action. A 53 year old man i knew was the "fittest" guy in those terms. He dropped dead while referreing basket ball, so he obviously was not healthy. Body chemistry is maintained by good diet, the fuel that cells have to burn in order to furnish the required energy for their function. ...Read more
Consistency, For One: Use proper form (always), allow for adequate recovery time (rest), do only what you enjoy (makes consistency easier), vary your routines (prevents adaptation and promotes growth), eat several (5) clean, balanced meals throughout the day, drink as much h2o as you can, begin your day with a large dose of protein (if not medically contraindicated), manage and minimize your stress. And, have fun! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comprehensive: This includes effective and healthy diet, good work and sleep habits, and exercise designed to maintain cardiovascular tone and encourage muscular strength and tone. It is best designed with the help of your family doctor, a nutritionist and a physical therapist or exercise therapist. ...Read more