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Doctor insights on: List Of Pranayama Exercises

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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What are some examples of aerobic exercises and anaerobic exercises?

What are some examples of aerobic exercises and anaerobic exercises?

Aerobic vs anaerobic: Aerobic-high impact-running, biking, etc. Significant increase in heart rate anaerobic-weights, yoga, muscle toning. isotonic exercise Increase in heart rate but not as significant as aerobic. ...Read more

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Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Are the benefits of meditation and general stretching included in yoga and pilates?

Yes: If appropriately practiced, i would think so. Impossible to predict in a particular case, and even more, lacking serious scientific studies (...How to measure this accurately? How to replicate a study?) it is hard to guarantee it though. But no doubt, if your dr approves it, go ahead. It should be healthy and good for you. I admire your willingness to explore and analize good things ! congrats. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging / aerobic program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Strength training with weights increases muscle strength, endurance and general body habitus. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What are some examples of spine strengthening exercises?

What are some examples of spine strengthening exercises?

Spine strengthening: Check out http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/PDFs/Rehab_Spine_5.pdf & http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/01/health/hansraj-spine/ for examples of spine strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

CDC web site: Go to the cdc web site: www.Cdc.Gov for information about national guidelines on fitness and exercise for children, adults, older adults, and pregnant women. Also go to exercise is medicine: http://exerciseismedicine.Org/public.Htm for videos, other resources, and info on exercise for people with disabilities. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of kegel exercises?

What are the benefits of kegel exercises?

Strengthen muscles: Pelvic floor exercises help to improve the tone and strength of the pelvic floor muscles, thus helping with pelvic organ support. This will decrease risk of pelvic relaxation, uterine descent, bladder descent, urinary incontinence, and helps to promote healing and comfort after pelvic surgery or childbirth. For more info: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/node/74. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of doing kegel exercises?

What are the benefits of doing  kegel exercises?

Strengthening: Kegel exercises serve to strengthen the pelvic musculature and are beneficial for both urinary and sexual function and there is no harmful effects from doing them. ...Read more

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What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

What are the exercises that improve cardiorespiratory fitness?

Aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise improves cardiorespiratory fitness. Brisk walks, cycling, swimming, running, etc - activities that get you breathing harder and increases your heart rate done at apace that can be sustained for at least 20 minutes without a break. If you're just starting out it may only be a walk but as your fitness improves it moves to a fast arm pumping walk lasting up to an hour. ...Read more

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What are range of motion exercises in occupational therapy?

What are range of motion exercises in occupational therapy?

OT: Range of motion exercises are usually restricted to the upper extremity joints including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers. They typically involve isotonic exercises with theraband of varying resistances and through a range of active range of motion. ...Read more

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What are some mind-body benefits of physical fitness?

What are some mind-body benefits of physical fitness?

Many!: Physical fitness (and the activity level needed to achieve or maintain physical fitness) provides many mental health benefits. In addition to improved self-esteem and improved confidence, physical fitness and exercise also provides increased adrenaline and endorphin secretion, two very important hormones that help with the overall feeling of well-being and wellness. ...Read more

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What's the proper breathing technique for Bikram yoga?

What's the proper breathing technique for Bikram yoga?

Bikram Yoga: Working with a bikram-certified yoga teacher in the moment is the best way to learn the breathing techniques needed. S/he should give proper instructions. In some poses you are breathing normally, but keeping your lungs 80% full at all times; in others like forward bends you are exhaling completely. Pairing the breath with the pose being done is key. http://tinyurl.com/nfc6aqg. ...Read more

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What types of exercises are part of cardiac rehab?

Monitored equipment: Usually cardiac rehab uses stationary bikes or treadmills with equipment to monitor vitals signs - blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels - to make sure just enough work is being done by the heart, without causing too much stress. ...Read more

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Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Free exercise sites: Here are a few references: https://www.learnvest.com/2013/01/10-free-workout-sites-youll-love/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-smith2/free-online-workout_b_7722024.html https://www.freetrainers.com/ ...Read more

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What are benefits of moderate exercises?

What are  benefits of moderate exercises?

Many!: Weight loss or weight maintenance, lowering of blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, muscle toning and improved mental health. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of doing kendo or any other martial art?

What are the health benefits of doing kendo or any other martial art?

Control & Fitness: As embodied souls, health is not just physical, but an integration of mental & physical applied skills. Martial arts integrate focus, moral/mental-choices/discipline & physical skills. As with everything, the more we practice, the better we tend to get. Health is characterized by great flexibility, adaptability & precision of control, in all areas; consider reading books outliers & gift of fear. ...Read more