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Strip Aerobics Class
I just began a step aerobics class. Can you provide some basic guidelines to follow so that I don't get hurt?
See below: Use a court shoe or a cross trainer. ...Read more
?Maybe?, Slightly: Primary controls of body weight: food choices and quantity. Most calories are burned in repairing & maintaining our body, not exercise, see: nusi.Org. 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact, but each takes a lot of work (best make it fun or you will not continue) & the primary issue is what you do during the other 23.83 hours/day vs. The 0.17 hrs online. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I pain in my ankle as a result of overdoing a high impact aerobics class after being away for years. Should I have it x-rayed?
Yes : While is is much more likely to be a soft tissue injury like tendon or ligament it is possible to get a stress fracture which would require different treatment than a sprain. Tendon and ligament injuries also have the potential to be serious and require splinting and therapy. A good exam and xray will usually provide all the needed information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?
Hi, its the fourth day since my tooth extraction, is it normal for me to feel slight pain? When is it ok to return to aerobics class (its fast pace)
Normal: It is difficult to determine over the internet how difficult the extraction was.. Each one is different, and since people heal differently, it is hard to say. Sutures? Makes a difference. Ask your surgeon when you can resume activities, since they know your situation best... You usually can return to strenuous activities when the wound has healed. ...Read more
How soon can I return to water aerobics class, 1 hr in pool, after my appendectomy on aug 18th. Stitches out on aug 25th. Healing well.
+ctd.Entire face turns tomato red during aerobics class tho i'm fit.So bad i look ill! no1 else in class gets this.Hrs later:.Butterfly rash.R/t ctd?
Have arthritic knees got steriod shots three weeks ago did 1 hr water aerobics class yesterday knees sore today am i overdoing it or should I continue?
Stay with it: Steroid injection generally provide only shirt term benefit. Stay with the water aerobics but ice your knees for 15 minutes after each session. ...Read more
Aerobic Exercise: The best exercise to lose weight is to do moderate (that means a heart rate of about 120 bpm) for at least 20 minutes. This type of exercise with the right heart rate is more likely to burn fat and excess sugars than proteins. It also can lead with regularity to better heart health as well. ...Read more
Qood question: Both are aerobics, a form of exercise that increases your heart rate for a period of time. The impact refers to how hard is the exercise on your joints (back, hips, knees?) high impact is jarring like running, bouncing. Low impact is smooth (like elliptical, swimming, biking.) either is good if you are healthy. Those with joint pain/problems need to be more selective. ...Read more
? What are you..,: Training for? Both are aerobic activities obviously but interval training is very helpful if you are interested in running and training for races... Unless you are talking about high intensity interval weight workout training.... I prefer aerobic workouts 5-6 days a week w/ 2or3 'weight' workouts mixed in.., hope that helps ! ...Read more
1-2/week: We generally like people to lose one to two pounds per week for healthy and meaningful and long lasting weight reduction. ...Read more
Heart rate: "Cardio" implies aerobic exercise. Any exercise that raises your heart rate to 70-80% of your calculated max heart rate will provide the effects you are looking for. Participate in any activity, time, weather, and interest allow. Calculate your max heart rate (200-age, although there are other formulas) learn to measure your heart rate, or get a monitor, and get to it. ...Read more