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Am 33,5.10 height weight 83kg.not doing physical activity from years.should i Walk fast or jogg to reduce weight? Walking cause pain in outer leg side

Am 33,5.10 height weight 83kg.not doing physical activity from years.should i Walk fast or jogg to reduce weight? Walking cause pain in outer leg side

Brisk walking: especially at first, is the best way to go. Please see your doctor to rule out conditions that may preclude the safety of you doing exercise. If cleared, build up length of time and use earphones. Boredom is a main reason people stop exercising. Just walk around the house, yard, street, whatever works. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 24 years and not doing any physical activity.I have notice my bally fat is getting bigger like pregnant women my weight is 56 kg and height 5.4ft?

I am 24 years and not doing any physical activity.I have notice my bally fat is getting bigger like pregnant women my weight is 56 kg and height 5.4ft?

Belly fat: Catch this early or you MAY be out of shape all your life. See doctor for exam. Poor diet and exercise level MAY produce a syndrome called "metabolic syndrome." Your doc will know. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please explain why is physical activity/exercise important for older adults?

Please explain why is physical activity/exercise important for older adults?

Cardiac, bones: probably the number one benefit is activity. It will help maintain your cardiac and overall fitness with consistent aerobic exercise like walking. Also, light weights are helpful to keep the bones strong in arms and legs and I think that's very important in preventing potential fractures. ...Read more

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For the treatment of attention deficit in adults, except drugs,psycotherapy,physical activity and healthy food,what can help to improve concentration?

For the treatment of attention deficit in adults, except drugs,psycotherapy,physical activity and healthy food,what can help to improve concentration?

ADD in adults: To better control ADD symptoms as an adult, besides medicines, diet and physical activity, u should also: Ensure proper sleep; Work on time management skills (to prevent frustration for not completing tasks); Develop a network of supportive people; and work on personal relationships (quality rather than quantity is imp) ...Read more

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How much physical activity should I do at 60?

How much physical activity should I do at 60?

As much as you can!: Keep moving and exercising. At sixty, maintaining balance and flexibility is very important; resistance exercise prevents fraility and osteoporosis. Avoid concussive cardio activities unless you weigh less than 140 and like to run. Cycling is much better at your age. Elliptical trainers are good. Hike and climb local trails. Swimming is great. ...Read more

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What must a good physical activity program include?

What must a good physical activity program include?

Be varied: I usually suggest what one will do on a consistent basis i like a combination of strength, flexibility, and endurance in varied forms. I have some patients which do what i consider the ideal combo of running 2x/wk , cycling 2x/wk and swimming 2x/wk. ...Read more

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How to defferentiate between moderate and vigorous physical activity?

How to defferentiate between moderate and vigorous physical activity?

Can't talk. : In general, if you don't have enough breath to talk during the activity...Then it's vigorous. But sports docs and cardiologists have more specific parameters depending on your goals. ...Read more

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How much physical activity do babies need?

How much physical activity do babies need?

As much as they want: Babies are great at deciding how much exercise they need! keep them safe and let them roam. You will see cues when they are tired. ...Read more

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Spleen pain during physical activity?

Spleen pain during physical activity?

Side stitch: Pain under your diaphram/ribs on the left or right especially during running sports usuallly is caused by a spasm of your diaphragm. Of it is on the left side it may be interpretted as "spleen" pain. True spleen pain during physical activity may be a serious sign of have enlargement or an injury to your spleen. See a doctor for evaluation and possibly an MRI or ct scan. ...Read more