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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

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How can physical activity improve health?

How can physical activity improve health?

So many ways!!!!: Helps maintain weight, should be enjoyable, makes you disciplined, lowers cholesterol, improves fitness for living activities, improves you immune system, builds muscle (which wards off frailty ), prevents heart disease, wards off cancers in women, and much more! ...Read more

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How will physical activity affect immunity?

How will physical activity affect immunity?

Acute and chronic: High intensity physical activity, compared with what you are used to, well depress your immune system. Chronic activity that is graded and raises your fitness level improves your immunity. Even exercise which should be done, can be overdone. ...Read more

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Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Which physical activity helps your appetite?

Yum Yum eat um up: If we are limiting the answer to consider only exercise as having an influence on appetite then any exercise will affect appetite. Consumption of food will go up as the need for energy goes up. Hopefully it is good food. ...Read more

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When is physical activity bad for your health?

When is physical activity bad for your health?

Excess: when you dont do it properly and injure your body. Stretching is important to prevent injuries, Taking on too much too soon can cause injury to muscles, tendons and even joints. Consider starting slowly and adding more activity as tolerated. Warm up before and cool down after an activity. ...Read more

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Is physical activity ever bad for your health?

Is physical activity ever bad for your health?

Very much so: Remember, there is always such a thing of too much of a good thing. In fact, there is an evolving body of evidence that prolonged(over many years) vigorous exercise may be harmful ... even in regards to long-term survival! "Overexercising" more commonly acutely presents as fatigue, persistent muscle soreness, extreme sleepiness, depression, and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more

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What physical activity can help me achieve toning?

What physical activity can help me achieve toning?

Body-weight moves: Consider core-strength based movements which train your body to move itself first. Then consider increasing resistance as muscle pairs actually gain strength and balance. Eg. Pilates, yoga, plyometrics. ...Read more

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What methods are used to study benefits of physical activity?

What methods are used to study benefits of physical activity?

Population studies: Broad studies looking at those who exercise and don't as well as genetic studies of predispositions with exercise intervention. ...Read more

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Why is physical activity important and how might it improve health and wellness?

Why is physical activity important and how might it improve health and wellness?

Here are some...: proven benefits of exercise: reduced stress weight loss increased bone mass reduced risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke better sleep These are just a few, but they bring the point across. Exercise is better than ANY pill. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

The difference..: is that one is physical activity performed incidentally while carrying out some task or errand. The other is physical activity which has been planned or intended, such as sports or exercise training. ...Read more

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Are there an internatonal guide to measure the physical activity level in a person?

Are there an internatonal guide to measure the physical activity level in a person?

No, not to my know--: Ledge. All individuals are different and everyone's activity levels are going to be different, depending upon their personal choices, jobs, hobbies/habits, interest in physical activities, like sports/games, or where they live? Everyone is advised to be as active as possible within the confines of their daily responsibilities. ...Read more