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Dr. Stephen Southard Dr. Southard
Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Can you tell me for personal fitness class. what do you do in it?

Can you tell me for personal fitness class. what do you do in it?

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

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Definition)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time ...Read more


Dr. Rick Koch Dr. Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
18 years in practice
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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Fitness classes for 18yo chubby girl?

Fitness classes for 18yo chubby girl?

Yes: Start slow & stick with it while combining it with good, sensible nutrition. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. James Henning Dr. Henning
Anesthesiology
46 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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How can I continue a fitness class if instructor picks on only me?

How can I continue a fitness class if instructor picks on only me?

You Can't: There are so many great options! don't waste your time wondering about what's going on...Just "move on!". ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc Dr. Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
19 years in practice
State Medical University N Testemitanu of Republic of Moldova
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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?

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

Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli Dr. Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
41 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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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

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

Dr. Alan Faustino Dr. Faustino
Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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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?

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 more

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Dr. Paul Harper Dr. Harper
Surgery
48 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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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.

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.

Depends: What type of hernia is it? Inguinal, femoral, incisional? It makes a difference. You need to see your doctor to find out and get the right advise. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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With myself having a DVT, can I still do Les Mills BodyCombat fitness classes?

With myself having a DVT,  can I still do Les Mills BodyCombat fitness classes?

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

Dr. Joseph Newman Dr. Newman
Podiatry
28 years in practice
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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Is it worse to roll your ankle with or without shoes on during fitness class?

Both: While an appropriately selected shoe is important to prevent injury, the fact your ankle rolls while exercises indicates you might want to get this checked out with a podiatrist or orthopedist. Physical therapy or ankle support options may be needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Pospisil Dr. Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery
years in practice
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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 .

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

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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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.

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.

Vigorous exercise: Vigorous exercise in women is known to cause amenorrhea in women. It may take several months for your period to start againeven after you slow down. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Cornelia Franz Dr. Franz
Pediatrics
years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What are some guidelines to evaluate the safety and efficacy of s new fitness plan?

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

Dr. James Henning Dr. Henning
Anesthesiology
46 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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What's optimal fitness?

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

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale Dr. Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
69 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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What's health vs fitness?

What's health vs fitness?

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

Dr. James Henning Dr. Henning
Anesthesiology
46 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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What are the fitness tips?

What are the fitness tips?

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 more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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What's a good fitness plan?

What's a good fitness plan?

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

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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How do develop body fitness?

How do develop body fitness?

Exercise and diet: Eat a good sensible diet and exercise in a balanced way both cardio and weights at least 3 times a week for an hour and drink plenty of water and you will be well on you way( assuming you have eliminated all those bad habits!). ...Read more

Dr. Kathy Robinson Dr. Robinson
Family Medicine
28 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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I need a good diet for fitness?

I need a good diet for fitness?

DASH diet: A good diet for fitness is the DASH diet. It was developed for preventing hypertension but is good for everyone. Here is a link to learn more. https://www.dashforhealth.com/ ...Read more

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