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I workout in gym for 1 hour and after taking 10 minute rest , I do pranayama for 1 hour. Is this OK or should I do pranayam first and then gym ?
Pranayama, Exercise: I commend you for workout in the gym and doing Pranayama. Prana means life force and yama means to control the Prana, with different breathing techniques. Workout in Gym keeps your Heart healthy and controls the weight. It is preferable to do pranayama after the exercise for relaxation and Peace. Health is Wealth! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I do pranayama(breathing exrecises including Kapalbhati) before or after doing workout and lifting weights in the gym?
Exercise: Surely breathing and stretching before and after cardio or weight lifting is excellent. You will have to gauge how long before and after your workouts you have to dedicate. Keep up the good work! ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yoga can be a great workout for pregnant women. It can prepare you for childbirth by strengthening your muscles, stretching, breathing, and concentration, as well as keep you healthier during pregnancy. However, there are some kinds of yoga (hot yoga, for example) and yoga poses you should avoid. Some women also have high risk pregnancies and should not do yoga. Talk to your OB first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the past 2 weeks i feel really tired and weak and after I do yoga or work out its even worse?
Drink more fluid: Most people who work out do not drink enough water. Don't drink the sports drinks- too many calories- just water. ...Read more
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
See below: If done with proper alignment, trikonasana (triangle pose) will work your hip extensors including buttock muscles and hamstrings, core abdominal and back muscles and provide an excellent stretch to your obliques. ...Read more
My AAA is 3.5 cm. What kind of work out can I do? Is Yoga OK? Can I do bend and stretches and crunches? Thanks.
I had key hole laparoscopy surgery 7 weeks ago. Can I back to my gym routine? Like stretching, Yoga, Abs work out, Jogging, etc. Pls advise thank you
Depends.: Everyone heals at a different rate. Seven wks seems sufficient time for you to slowly return to your previous activities, but to be safe see your surgeon for a post op exam to clear you ...Read more
My elbows started cracking after i put some pressure on them during yoga. Now everytime I do arm workouts, they throb like crazy. What's the problem?
I am 18, and female. I have started to work out often. When i stretch or do yoga my skin becomes very itchy in the part that is being stretched. Why?
Dry skin: Your skin might be dry, and it's winter, try to bathe prior, preferably with a moisturizer soap, pat your skin dry, don't smear it dry, and moisturize your skin immediately, drink a lot of water before and during excersing, good luck. ...Read more
I am 32 years old, very active and workout 4 to 5 times a week doing hot yoga or basketball. I have had a lump or bump on my left testicle for at least 5 to 6 years I noticed it shaving in the shower back then but was too embarrassed to go get it check an
Here are some ...: Your described concern on a lump in left side of sac is most likely harmless as demonstrated over 5-6 yrs and just a sebaceous cyst, which may grow in size at widely various pace; it's advisable to do nothing unless it bothers you mentally or physically or it may become infected. Besides, I would like to congratulate you for being transformed to be a health-conscious man. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers