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Who repairs medical equipment?

Depends on the equip: Mainly specialists who are familiar with the equipment. Resubmit your question and be a bit more specific as your question is not necessarily medical and I suspect you may be asking something else. Thanks. ...Read more

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Which equipment you need to use to work out?

Which equipment you need to use to work out?

Depends: It depends on what you are trying to achieve. You may need none if you just want to walk or run. Weights will help to build and tone muscle. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight with very little equipment at home?

How can I gain weight with very little equipment at home?

Do you have any: Weights? Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...Read more

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What ab equipment is good to use and really works safely?

What ab equipment is good to use and really works safely?

Floor: A great ab workout does not require any equipment except the floor. ...Read more

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What equipment should I buy to help me train for a mini marathon?

What equipment should I buy to help me train for a mini marathon?

Shoes/clothes/watch: You will need the right shoes and clothes to be comfortable and not get injured. A sport watch is helpful. Need not be expensive -- timex / casio make good inexpensive ones. Good sunglasses are important and sunscreen. I recommend getting the road i.D. As a safety measure. Go to a running store, explain your race and ask about shoes and clothes. Try them before buying. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please explain which emergency equipment is needed in every garage?

Please explain which emergency equipment is needed in every garage?

Minimums?: Does depend a LOT on what you do there--keep a car covered, or rebuild and fabricate--but for ANY, would say: CO detector; smoke alarm; fire extinguisher; eye protection; basic first aid kit. Beyond that, varies if weld / torch / radial arm saw / poisonous lawn products / etc. ...Read more

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Is it worth it to get backyard playground equipment? Pro/cons please

Is it worth it to get backyard playground equipment? Pro/cons please

Possibly: Pro: your kids will love it and will stay healthy by using it. It gives them something to do that does not require hands on from you con: there are know injuries from such equipment and it is an "attractive nuisance" which could injury someone else's kid if you are not supervising and this can lead to some liability. ...Read more

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What are some good at home strength workouts that don't require equipment?

What are some good at home strength workouts that don't require equipment?

Sit-ups: If u have don't have any exersise equipment here are a few things you might try:sit-ups, push-ups, chin-ups, lunges w/or w/out weights, "burpies" (may have to look that one up on how to do it).If you have stairs you can go up and down stairs to workout aerobically. An exersise bike can usually be bought second-hand fairly cheaply and is easy to use and get a work-out...Good luck! ...Read more

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What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

None: You gain weight by eating calories in excess of your metabolic nedds. You gain muscle by converting that weight to muscle through exercise. Healthier foods may be easier to convert to muscle. Different types of exercise work on muscle differently. ...Read more

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What is a good full body work out that requires no equipment that you suggest?

Start slow.: I would suggest a variety of the available workout videos. The ideal is based on your current level of fitteness. The p90x videos are quit intense, but need very little equipment. Start slow. The other aerobic videos are great as well. Be careful of doing lunges, as these can bother anyone with knee arthritis. ...Read more

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Best thing for a teen boy to eat before and after a non equipment home workout?

Best thing for a teen boy to eat before and after a non equipment home workout?

Certainly: You need adequate protein intake to have muscle building. Frankly, I find I cannot work out very well on a full stomach though. I tend to eat a moderate meal 2 hrs before work out; basically a pretty standard 3 meal a day and have the exercise at times when not overly full. ...Read more

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Can you please list a few effective (preferably cheap) compact exercise equipment?

TRX: Trx is one of the most universal highly effective pieces of training equipment you can buy period. Can virtually be used anywhere and if you think body weight exercises can't be effective i'd have to say give trx a try. I use it when I'm traveling. In terms of cost, $180 on ebay. If that's too much then check out laird hamiltons fitness programs... Can do everything w/out weights and b effective. ...Read more

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Why did they remove all those classic 1950s equipment and carousels from playgrounds?

Sorry,: This isn't a medical question. I bet you could google this and get some answers. I use my time between patients to answer healthtap questions - and really feel it would be more beneficial if I stick to medical questions. ...Read more

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So I'm curious if I constantly use my excersize equipment will I lose a lot of weight?

So I'm curious if I constantly use my excersize equipment will I lose a lot of weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

Free weights, bands: Free weights in a variety of weights and stretch bands provide a good at-home workout. Weights can be used in a number of exercises, and bands provide good resistance and stretching. You might also add an elliptical or stair climber for cardio if space and expense permit. ...Read more

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I've heard kids under four shouldn't use playground equipment taller than themselves. Is that true?

I've heard kids under four shouldn't use playground equipment taller than themselves. Is that true?

It's OK: Many of these "restrictions" placed on equipment are there to protect the manufacturer from lawsuits. However, that is not to say any age child is ok with any piece of the playground. Accompany your child to the park, and play with him as much as possible. That ot only helps them learn proper usage, but is also a fun time with mom and dad. Once they know proper use, they can do more on their own. ...Read more

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