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When strenuous activity like power skating daughter sometimes feels throat is closing and sharp pain in throat. She has mild excema is this asthma ?

When strenuous activity like power skating daughter sometimes feels throat is closing and sharp pain in throat.   She has mild excema  is this asthma ?

Maybe/not: There is a condition called vocal cord dysfunction where the vocal cords can spasm and actually slow breathing.It is often seen in those who don't ever wheeze but have air hunger quite abruptly and it masquesraids as asthma. An ENT may be able to help you sort this out.Treatment involves teaching the kid to relax & breathe often with the aid of an occupational therapist. ...Read more

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Will skating help you lose weight?

Will skating help you lose weight?

Sure it does.: Skating is one of many aerobic activities that can be incorporated into a healthy weight loss program. ...Read more

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Is ice skating an effctive exercise to form a good body figure?

Is ice skating an effctive exercise to form a good body figure?

Body form: Primarily a lower body and aerobic activity with loss off upper body mass if it is the only exercise that you do...Similar to running. Supplement this exercise with upper body resistance training and core exercise for optimizing "body form". ...Read more

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Can you let me know is ice skating good as an exercise to form a good body figure?

Yes: Ice skating is a great form of cardio fitness. Accompany this routine with a healthy, balanced diet. Also, don't forget to change up your exercises to avoid overuse injuries. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is figure skating good for fitness?

Of Course ! (:: Engaging in regular aerobic exercise like figure skating is good for you. Other activities include running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc. ...Read more

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Does skating work hamstrings and butt?

It can: If you make a conscience effort to fire the gluts while you skate it will. Eventually you will train your body to do this on its own without having to think about it. The abductors and adductors get a great workout with skating as well. ...Read more

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Is roller skating as good for you as running?

Is roller skating as good for you as running?

No difference: Roller skating is equivalent to running in terms of health benefits and calories burned, reduction of body fat, and body strength development. ...Read more

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What can I do to limit or prevent skating injuries?

What can I do to limit or prevent skating injuries?

3 tips: There are many things that you can do but let me give you three tips. First make sure that you are well conditioned before doing any serious skating. The strength and endurance needed in your quads and is immense. Second make sure you warm up adequately before going out on the ice and lastly make sure that your skates are proper for your weight and ability level. ...Read more

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How to prevent falling injuries when inline skating?

How to prevent falling injuries when inline skating?

Hard to do, but.....: Preventing all falls is never possible, but stay in good aerobic condition and keep your equipment in good condition will help. The most important thing is to wear protective gear including wrist guards and a helmet. ...Read more