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How many calories are burned doing 150 jumping jacks?

How many calories are burned doing 150 jumping jacks?

Exercise: There is no way to give you an accurate answer. This would vary based upon your weight, the rapidity of the exercise and several other variables. But, it is a good start to good exercise. ...Read more

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Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Moderately: Per: http://caloriecount.About.Com/calories-burned- ballroom dancing at a fast pace can burn 374 calories in an hour for a 150 pound individual. It could be considered moderate exertion. ...Read more

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How many calories does playing badminton burn?

Depends: Depends on your weight, the intensity of the game, and how long you play. A 150 lb person playing social badminton for an hour will burn around 270 calories whereas the same person playing competitive badminton may burn up to 500 calories. ...Read more

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How many calories would i burn from playing video games?

How many calories would i burn from playing video games?

Almost none: Sedentary activity never burns calories to any extent. Get out of the house and exercise. ...Read more

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What foods should lacrosse players eat?

What foods should lacrosse players eat?

No specific diet: Any athletic person , before competition, will require food that provides adequate energy, strength and endurance. ...Read more

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I weigh 218 pounds.How many calories do I burn doing cardio(kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

I weigh 218 pounds.How many calories do I burn doing cardio(kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown in most foods. Small, portable, and worth the money. Do a search on amazon. ...Read more

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Is salsa dancing bad for your back?

Is salsa dancing bad for your back?

No: It depends a bit on you and your overall condition. It you ease into it, train, practice, most will do fine. Nothing works for everyone, but if you want to try, great. Activity is better than inactivity. ...Read more

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Fast breathing & fast heart beats when running, walking or doing any sport.

Fast breathing & fast heart beats when running, walking or doing any sport.

Could be normal.: It could be normal for your heart rate and respiratory rate to increase significantly during exercise and for a little while after you stop exercising. As long as your HR and RR return to normal shortly after stopping sport, then it’s probably fine. ...Read more

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With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

Limit activities: Without knowing what your shoulder injury is, it is probably safe to say of all activities listed aerobic walking should be fine until diagnosis is made. Roller derby is an intense contact sport and could definitely aggravate your shoulder if it is injured. See your doctor if you have shoulder pain, difficulty with range of motion for further work up, possible xray for a clearer diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

You still can: Exercise. But the type and intensity is a personalized discussion that you should have with your cardiologist. Many factors contribute to your limitations or lack thereof. Realize that there are professional athletes that function with forms of atrial fibrillation! ...Read more

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Could bike riding help lose weight?

Could bike riding help lose weight?

Yes, it could : Contribute to weight loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can i dance salsa again after a hip arthroscopy of labral tear?

Can i dance salsa again after a hip arthroscopy of labral tear?

Yes: Depending on the location and severity of the labral tear and subsequently how involved the arthroscopic repair is will determine how long it will take to get you dancing again, but full unrestricted activity is the goal of treatment. ...Read more

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Can rope jumping everyday burn muscle?

Can rope jumping everyday burn muscle?

No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at leat 3-4 days a week. ...Read more

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Can drinking powerade+red bull+coke before playing streetball give me an edge?

Can drinking powerade+red bull+coke before playing streetball give me an edge?

Probably not: Except for the sugar rush, there is no reason that it will give you an "edge". Practice and proficiency in what you are playing will enable you to do more then will any combination of "sports drinks". ...Read more

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How much calories does high energy dancing like rock and roll burn?

How much calories does high energy dancing like rock and roll burn?

600-900 calories/hr.: Calorie expenditure is dependent upon the your weight, fitness level and activity intensity. Assuming intense dancing activity in an average adult, you will probably burn 600-900 calories per hour. ...Read more

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When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

Wait long for golf: There is a huge range of types of spine surgeries. Minimally invasive disc or decompression patients, shouldn't engage in lifting of greater than 30 pounds for six weeks and to refrain from painful activities. Recovery from open fusions can take much longer. Hiking or bike- riding can usually be started relatively early in the process-2 or three weeks out. Golf needs to wait 6 months. ...Read more

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Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Warm up vs cool down: Active warm up is ideal prior to intense workouts. Depending upon how aggressive your yoga routine is, it might serve as warm up. With that said, cooling down is also a good idea after intense exercise too. Bottom line, there's no proof that any specific exercise routine is better than another for warm up or cool down, aside from general statements. ...Read more

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Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

No: Most common precipitating factor is straining at stool. Eat high fiber fruits and vegetables and drink at least 1 Liter water daily ...Read more