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I want to do kris gethin's workout program dtp. I am a career of hepatitis b.Is the supplements given by kris appropriate for me.@bodybuilding.Com/dtp?

I want to do kris gethin's workout program dtp. I am a career of hepatitis b.Is the supplements given by kris appropriate for me.@bodybuilding.Com/dtp?

Avoid like Plague: If you are a teenager, run away from getheen as fast as you can.I have reviewed his supplements.The claims he makes for them are unproven.Studies have shown that they help promote and do absolutely nothing.And several of them have very dangerous potential side effects. No gain and maybe much pain. ...Read more

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I wanna reduce 16kg of weight.I recently joined gym also.Pls suggest me a good diet plan?

I wanna reduce 16kg of weight.I recently joined gym also.Pls suggest me a good diet plan?

Cut carbs, more veg: Would recommend you to reduce your carbohydrate intake, increase your vegetable intake and pursue more of a plant based diet. Meat should be lean and either be fat free or 98% fat free. ...Read more

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Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Warm up vs cool down: Active warm up is ideal prior to intense workouts. Depending upon how aggressive your yoga routine is, it might serve as warm up. With that said, cooling down is also a good idea after intense exercise too. Bottom line, there's no proof that any specific exercise routine is better than another for warm up or cool down, aside from general statements. ...Read more

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Is insanity a good workout plan?

Is insanity a good workout plan?

Yes and No.: Get a clean bill of health from your physician before you start this workout program. It is a great e workout plan if you are in excellent health condition but not for feeble hearted. I tried this program insanity myself and had to quit because i was out of breath. ...Read more

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Protein is good for gym workouts, right?

Protein is good for gym workouts, right?

Yes it is!: Take protein after workouts. Whey is best. Consume at least 1/2 gram per lb, up to 0.9 gram per lb if you are going for "the gold." be well hydrated before your workouts! electrolyte drink are fine, provided they are not "sugared.". ...Read more

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Can i workout @ gym with bells palsy?

Can i workout @ gym with bells palsy?

Why not??: Current concept of bell's palsy suggests causation secondary to a herpetic outbreak. Exercise does not affect for better or worse, and might improve your spirits during this difficulty. ...Read more

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My gym instructor has advised me to take musclepharm assault pre workout and whey protein after.I have low sperm count & motality.Is it ok to take it?

My gym instructor has advised me to take musclepharm assault pre workout and whey protein after.I have low sperm count & motality.Is it ok to take it?

Oligospermia: Unclear why you would take medical advice regarding infertility from your gym instructor? Protein supplements have no role in infertility management. See a urologist if male factor infertility is a concern. ...Read more

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Hello I am 17 and weigh 100 kgs.I exercise 6 days a week for 1 hour.Is it good to take MuscleTech hydroxycut hardcore elite fat burner?Please reply.

Hello I am 17 and weigh 100 kgs.I exercise 6 days  a week for 1 hour.Is it good to take MuscleTech hydroxycut hardcore elite fat burner?Please reply.

Would not recommend: Almost all over the counter weight loss/muscle booster supplements have side effects. Sometimes potentially severe side effects. Monitor your calorie intake, and the types of calories you are putting in your system rather than relying on supplements. ...Read more

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What personal fitness plan must I follow after menopause?

What personal fitness plan must I follow after menopause?

One that you'll do: The best exercise routine is the one you like to do. To find the best personal plan for you might require hiring a personal trainer. It depends on what you're used to doing and what your goals are. National guidelines for adults recommend a minimum of 150 min/wk of moderate-intensity or 75 min'/wk of high-intensity exercise and strength training twice a week. ...Read more

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What pre workout supplement is best?

What pre workout supplement is best?

Depends on what the-: -workout involves. Sometimes protein & caffeine help, especially in weight training, also if it's a competition,caffeine only. Also you get more help from caffeine if you avoid it for 4-5 days. It is a stimulant that effects your heart rate an therefore increases blood to your muscles. ...Read more

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Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic

Not sure, I don't : think anyone knows for sure if its okay for sure. No study has been done on those supplement with SLE. I would recommend stay simple supplement with multivitamin, Vit D, B complex. At the most, protein shake for post work out. ...Read more

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Hepa b carrier.Taking viread, (tenofovir) hbv-dna 43iu/ml feb 2013. Ok to take creatine bcaa glutamine whey protein for bodybuilding? And garcinia gambogia? Thank

Treating Hepatitis B: The answer to this question lies with the doctor who is prescribing you viread (tenofovir). Viread (tenofovir) can be very hard on one's kidneys. If there is any worry about your kidneys then this creatine is probably not a wise decision. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good pre and post workout supplement?

Protein supplements-: -especially whey protein. A good protein meal, about an hour or so before, some supplement during, but more water, and finish the supplement after the workout. B sure to count your protein from all sources, diet and supplements. You need 50gms for your daily needs, and supplement only on days you workouts are intense. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan for abs & lean muscle?

What is a good diet plan for abs & lean muscle?

Habits and attitudes: Eat only to satisfy hunger, and learn to tell it from appetite ('mmm, that looks good'; 'i'm stressed / need a reward so i'll eat'). Avoid all greasy, sugary and salty stuff. Do as much aerobic exercise as you can. Get with fitness-focused friends who are farther along than yourself. ...Read more

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Does the tabata protocol workout work? Im 5'3 and i weigh 211.

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Does the tabata protocol workout work? Im 5'3 and i weigh 211.

Tabata = HIIT: Tabata is one method of high intensity interval training. It has some science behind it. Check out http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/09/04/we-tried-this-fast-and-furious-tabata/ & http://www.Menshealth.Com/deltafit/unbelievable-4-minute-cardio-workout. But to get benefit as demonstrated in studies, you have to push yourself until ready to pass out or puke. Obviously you'll need to build up to that. ...Read more

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Being a hepatitis b patient (17 yrs male) i workout on regular basis.Can i take creatine, gultamine, iron supplements.Pls help.Wil it incrse my strength?

Probably not: These supplements are generally unnecessary if you have a normal healthy diet. Working out on a regular basis should keep you in good condition and by itself may increase the degree of strength that you have. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best fitness dvd for losing weight/toning/fitness?

Best fitness dvd for losing weight/toning/fitness?

Hard to Say...: The "best" is relative and tends to be "that which works best for you." that said, I have had wonderful success using the p90x and related in-home dvds and think that after medical clearance they are a serious option. However, training responsibly is critical to avoid injury. Check them out! ...Read more