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Is a fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling good?

Is a fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling good?

Yes: You are nicely combining three different forms of aerobic conditioning exercises. Rowing and cycling activities are heart friendly as well as joint friendly; good exercise for the cardiovascular system without beating up your joints. Of the three, the treadmill has more impact on your knees and ankles as you run. Would advise keep in the treadmill flat as opposed to inclined. Easier on the knees. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling, is this healthy?

Fitness training routine combining rowing, treadmill cycling, is this healthy?

All things in moder: all things in moderation. in general the american college of cardiology recommend 60 minutes of get-your-heart-rate-up exercise 5 days/wk if you're in shape - 90 minutes if you're not. that being said - "extreme" athleticism might be bad for you and shorten your life. (100 mile marathon runs, climbing mount everest) ...Read more

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How can I get into health fitness, training and sports medicine?

How can I get into health fitness, training and sports medicine?

SPORTS HEALTH CAREER: Sports medicine fellowship training after medical school and residency. Associates, bachelors, masters or doctorate degrees in kinesiology, exercise science, physical therapy, athletic training. ...Read more

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What is your opinion about liquid amino acids? My husband takes them after his fitness training. What benefits do they have?

What is your opinion about liquid amino acids? My husband takes them after his fitness training. What benefits do they have?

depends: Amino acids are building blocks of proteins. Back in the 70s, when an all liquid Amino Acid diets was a fad, there were excess deaths (eating exclusively amino acids), but if they're used as a supplement to normal food, they're no more harmful than eating a steak. They're also not necessary if the diet is a healthy well balanced one. ...Read more

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Is compensating hunger with mere water healthy? Especially when one is overweighted with fat and under fitness training. Thanks in anticipation.

Is compensating hunger with mere water healthy? Especially when one is overweighted with fat and under fitness training. Thanks in anticipation.

Drink more water: For the most part, drinking more water is fine, especially when exercising. To deal w/hunger pangs from dieting, try to eat healthy even as you try to consume less. So eat more fruits & vegetables, especially those high in fiber. Lean protein at every meal will make it less likely for you to get hungry. Same for healthy fats such as olive oil & avocados (although i don't know equivalent in india). ...Read more

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I have gynecomastia and is there any real help except surgery? esterogen blockers, special fitness training or anything else?

I have gynecomastia and is there any real help except surgery? esterogen blockers, special fitness training or anything else?

Unlikely: At a listed age of 36, it would be important to make sure your doctor has excluded certain medication effects or disorders as a cause. It is also important to eliminate the contribution of excess weight to the process. If you have done both, residual tissue, especially if it is true breast tissue would need surgical removal. Exercises won't remove it. ...Read more

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When one will completely become able to start his fitness training after a dorsal ganglion cyst excision?

When one will completely become able to start his fitness training after a dorsal ganglion cyst excision?

Exercise at the surgery: I recommend starting on a slow and gradually increase exercise regimen. Using an elliptical trainer, biking, or swimming would be a good initial regimen that you can gradually increase as tolerated. ...Read more

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I have a incentive spirometer --back surgery years ago-- can it be repurpose it for fitness training or would it not be beneficial? If so sets & reps?

I have a incentive spirometer --back surgery years ago-- can it be repurpose it for fitness training or would it not be beneficial? If so sets & reps?

Don't believe it'll: be helpful for your training, unless you get out of breath. Would not repurpose it for what you have in mind. ...Read more

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Hi I have neck and right shoulder pain plus numbness right back side of neck have it 9 months now it gets worse after fitness training. Can you gsean?

Hi I have neck and right shoulder pain plus numbness right back side of neck  have it 9 months now it gets worse after fitness training. Can you gsean?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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