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Which is more effective for exercising wii fit or ea sports fitness?

Which is more effective for exercising wii fit or ea sports fitness?

Both can be!: Find an activity program that you enjoy with either! get a heart rate monitor to see which raises your heart rate the most, and you can enjoy. I have more exerperience with the wii, but the ea sport are both great at offering a variety of sporting activities that provide good exercise! ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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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


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How do sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica?

How do sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica?

Varies: There is probably some variation among trainers, but most would likely work on aerobic fitness, flexibility and core strengthening exercises. She or he may also adjust the program depending on how acute and severe the pain is, your age, your fitness, your tolerance to new exercise. ...Read more

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How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

Not recommended: Causes of sciatica should be evaluated by a sports medicine professsional in order to properly direct treatment. Pain may be coming from a herniated disk, arthritis in the neural foramina (opening in the bony spine that the sciatic nerve exits in the low back), or other areas. Physical therapy, medication, injections may be warranted depending on the severity. ...Read more

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Are there some safe, OTC performance-enhancing drugs?

Are there some safe, OTC performance-enhancing drugs?

No: Most otc meds or supplements have limited studies - you are not saying what performance enhancing - sex?, athletics? ...Read more

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Do you think steroids or any performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in all events?

Do you think steroids or any performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in all events?

Yes and no!: If banned by the specific sport, then yes. But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules! ...Read more

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What is an example of a "performance enhancing drugs"?

Just what you expect: These do what you would think they do -- ones noted frequently in the press are the meds used by famous sports players/participants to further improve their abilities at baseball, cycling, etc. In recent years these have been legal medications that are intended for use in specific patient types but are being used "off-label" in others. Sometimes they're illegal. Any drug that improves performance. ...Read more

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Do you think performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in any sporting events?

Do you think performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in any sporting events?

Yes and no!: If banned by the specific sport, then yes. But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules! ...Read more

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Am a sport instructor grop fitness instructor what supplement are good for me , since i sport a lot , more than 34 hours sport a week ?

Balanced Meals: Supplements, though used by some, are not required, even in this situation. If you experience fatigue, injury or stress because of your work load the first consideration should be adequate rest, water, and meals. It sounds like you might want to think about cutting back on your fitness schedule. Adding supplements may mask or even incur further injury. ...Read more

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