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Stretching After Elliptical
More cardio, but: With the arm movement, easier to achieve cardio benefits with a lower perception of exertion, since you use more muscles. You will tone, but most strength gains go to the legs! safe and non-traumatic. Great machines! ...Read more
Sore calves: It depends on your exercise tolerance. If you are getting back into shape or training it can be normal to have sore calves. If you have risk factors for vascular disease, smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes then okay to get evaluated by your doc. Your doc will check you for pulses at your ankle. A simple vascular ultrasound can be ordered. ...Read more
Am 26yr .My weight is 148lbs.Is doing elliptical daily is good for women?Or women has to do just for a 4 days
Exercise is good: Using the elliptical is cardiovascular activity (increasing your heart rate). It is recommended that you do 20-30 minutes of activity 4 days (minimum) per week. If you are able to do more, that is great. Check with your physician before starting a rigorous exercise regimen. Happy exercising! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should you continue to work out when you are sick? Or will that make your cold last longer? I use a elliptical
I worked out on an elliptical for the first time in years. Right after and for several days now I have been feeling kind of sick. Over exertion?
Ill after exercise: May be over exertion or dehydration post work out or reflux or unrelated ill. If you drink a lot of water you can dilute your sodium so you should always alternate water with gatorade/juices, rarely rhabodmyolysis which is seen in marathon runners ( so you would have had to be on the elliiptical 1.5-2 hours). Since it is persisting seek medical attention today at doctor/urgent care ...Read more
What are the best exercises for losing saddle bags ? :( I have an elliptical and tread climber at home. Wonder the best exercises to show results?
Have lost about 80 lbs, but still weight about 220. Want to start exercising. Have an elliptical and a bike but what the best routine for a beginner?
Exercise!: Congratulations on losing 80 pounds although it's not clear to me how you did it w/o exercise. First go see your family doc & make sure you're otherwise healthy enough to exercise. You didn't mention your height so go to http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc.Htm to determine goal weight for your height. Finally, start riding a few minutes daily. Add a few minutes as that gets ea. ...Read more
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