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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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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

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My fitness coach encourages me to take creatine to better my workouts. Are there any downsides or other issues I should be concerned with before I do?

My fitness coach encourages me to take creatine to better my workouts. Are there any downsides or other issues I should be concerned with before I do?

Yes: Mainly helos with recovery but can cause severe cramping- check online and read all of the side effects- make sure you drink plenty of water - only use after workouts ...Read more

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I.M a coach in fitness &martial arts but i feel pain in my muscul and joints &i don.T take any kind of supplements.What can I do.

I.M a coach in fitness &martial arts but i feel pain in my muscul and joints &i don.T take any kind of supplements.What can I do.

Ice, massage, P.T.: I've treated many professional athletes in MMA and pain in the muscles and joints is very common. I would first see a sports medicine doc or orthopedist to make sure you don't have any serious injury. If the pain is minor after training, the 1st step is to ice the sore muscles/joints for 20min. massage can help with sore muscles, and a physical therapist can recommend stretches/exercises to help ...Read more

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What happens if I do wii fitness for 1 hour a day and take hydroxycut hardcore elite how much weight can I lose?

What happens if I do wii fitness for 1 hour a day and take hydroxycut hardcore elite how much weight can I lose?

Try to avoid: The weight loss supplements. You're better off focusing on optimizing your diet, which unfortunately means caloric restriction. It doesn't necessarily have to be extreme(like ...Read more

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What is a good fitness routine to lose weight?

What is a good fitness routine to lose weight?

Fitness routine: Anything that boosts your daily calorie burn is good for weight loss. You can walk 20 to 30 minutes per day which is good for so many things including weight loss. Also it is important to build muscle because muscle burns more calories than fat. So doing weight bearing exercise also helps, especially for women as they get older and lose bone mass. Here's an online site: www.exercisemenu.com ...Read more

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Any good fitness routines to lose weight at 70?

Any good fitness routines to lose weight at 70?

Depends: Weight loss is difficult, but if you are determined it can be done. Diet along with cardiac exercise is the best way to go. Eat 5 meals a day and cut out the carbs. Don't eat any breads except whole grain. Also cut out all tropical fruit. Start walking so that you can get your heart rate up to around 120 beats per minute for 20 minutes. Biking is not as good losing weight as walking fast. ...Read more

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Any site for a fitness routine easily done at home to lose weight?

Any site for a fitness routine easily done at home to lose weight?

GE/Olympic Challenge: To get adequate nutrition and activity daily, facebook members were introduced to multiple challenges https://apps.Facebook.Com/healthyshare they are fine but limited in terms of information, and patients should visit several sites. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.Html and american college of sports medicine are sources of credible noncommercial information on fitness, nutrition. ...Read more

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In the first on fitness just running is right if i want to lose weight?

Burning more: Calories than one consumes is an important factor and running will increase the burn rate. That said, vigorous exercise of any type will help. Swimming, plyometrics, interval training, etc. Are aerobic activities that you may consider based upon your inclination. One way is not necessarily preferable. ...Read more

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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