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Doctor insights on: Swimming Vs Jump Rope Vs Running

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Any suggestions on which is better jump rope or running you for exercise?

Any suggestions on which is better jump rope or running you for exercise?

Running or Rope: Depends. Both are great cardiovascular workouts. Intensity always plays a factor. Jump rope might cause harmful impact on joints. Try to jump rope on a softer surface. ...Read more

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With a double j in me cause of a kidney stone, can I do some kind of excersise? Like running, jump rope, abs, push ups?

With a double j in me cause of a kidney stone, can I do some kind of excersise? Like running, jump rope, abs, push ups?

Yes: Having a stent because of a kidney stone is not a contraindication to exercise. Any sharp pain during exercise should prompt you to stop it and do something else ...Read more

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Hi i`ve heard that jumping rope and and running and other cardio ex. Are so bad for girls because makes the uterus to get down from its place? Helpppp

Hi i`ve heard that jumping rope and and running and other cardio ex. Are so bad for girls because makes the uterus to get down from its place? Helpppp

Not likely: Strenuous exercise does not usually cause uterine or vaginal prolapse unless there is already a prolapse problem. Uterine and vaginal prolapse occurs mostly in women who have had vaginal deliveries. Most women will not have any significant prolapse until or unless the have had vaginal deliveries of their children. ...Read more

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Could I 'pop my cherry' jumping in a swimming pool?

Could I 'pop my cherry' jumping in a swimming pool?

I suppose: I guess you probably could but I never heard of such an anecdote. ...Read more

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Hello my son told me that in p.E he was doing jumping jacks and running and his "chest was in pain" please help?

See his Dr: Could be asthma / allergies / acute illness / musculoskeletal pain / lack of conditioning /. ....Or of course something more serious--although unlikely as is in at least grade school (made it this far...). Needs a good history and exam to sort out cause of symptoms. ...Read more

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Can playing laser tag everyday count as the 30 min of exercise a day. Laser tag involves running jumping and hiding?

Can playing laser tag everyday count as the 30 min of exercise a day. Laser tag involves running jumping and hiding?

Yes: This can be an enjoyable way to burn calories and tone some muscles. The more you move during the game, the more fit you can become. If you find your heart rate increasing, and you are sweating, then even better. If I can be of further help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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Can you loose your baby that's in the first weeks if you condition a lot? Such as jumping on to things, abs, lifting weights, running, and sprinting.

Can you loose your baby that's in the first weeks if you condition a lot? Such as jumping on to things, abs, lifting weights, running, and sprinting.

No: Miscarriages which occur on in the first few weeks of pregnancy are usually related to lethal problems with the baby. Many very physically active women do fine with their pregnancies, best wishes. ...Read more

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Which is the best aerobic exercise: swimming or running?

Which is the best aerobic exercise: swimming or running?

Not necessarily a: "best" type of issue. Each form of exercise has it's advantages and disadvantages. Swimming is more of a full body workout and lower impact on the joints. But remember because it's lower impact, it has less of an effect as running at stimulating bone density. In the end, both are good forms of exercise, and in an ideal world it's good to involve variety in your exercise routine. ...Read more

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I always hurt my ankles running or joying or just jumping! How can I fix this?

I always hurt my ankles running or joying or just jumping! How can I fix this?

Try inserts: Try getting customized inserts and shoes that fit properly. Get your foot size measured to get the appropriate fit ...Read more

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Hi, 6months back I had a virginal delivery it was my 2nd pregency I am 25years old my weight 78kg I want to loose 25kgs which was my pre pregency weight. Please advice me wen can I start exercising running jogging jumping?

Hi, 6months back I had a virginal delivery it was my 2nd pregency I am 25years old my weight 78kg I want to loose 25kgs which was my pre pregency weight. Please advice me wen can I start exercising running jogging jumping?

Start any time now: Having a family n work makes it more challenging to find time to exercise, but you have the will, you will find the way to do it. Many women start exercing shortly after birth once the pain/discomfort of child birth has subsided. Start out easy and increase overtime. Chose methods that fit your lifestyle/work/family--living healthy is a life-time commitment. Eat well. See doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming.: While running burns a lot of calories, all things being equal, swimming is considered the most effective form of cardiovascular exercise as it employs the whole body in constant muscular effort. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could running help jump start my weight loss again?

Thoughts? Could running help jump start my weight loss again?

It will help: Diet is also very important. Weight lifting also burns calories efficiently. All in combination is best. Diet is probably most important in weight loss. ...Read more

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I undergone ptca with two stent. Can I do swimming and running?

I undergone ptca with two stent. Can I do swimming and running?

Is your doctor in?: Only your doctor can answer that. If you have recovered and you feel good and there are not more blockages and your heart is strong and your blood pressure is stable and your groin puncture site is stable, she/he will say yes. ...Read more

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What would cause a sharp tearing like pain in the calves when running or jumping?

What would cause a sharp tearing like pain in the calves when running or jumping?

Several causes: I am a runner, and have found that pain in the calves can come from many sources...Over training, under training, improper gait, improper shoes, stretching/not stretching, nutrition- not enough potassium, surface you run on, hills or straight. Take it slow and possibly walk/ run and build up endurance. Cross training may help too- swimming, leg weights. Ask at a running specialty store if have. ...Read more

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When I exercise (running, jogging, jumping) I get really itchy. Any ideas on how to alleviate this?

When I exercise (running, jogging, jumping) I get really itchy. Any ideas on how to alleviate this?

Antihistamine: The rise in body temperature can trigger the release of histamine by certain cells in your skin. Pretreatment with an antihistamine, about 30 minutes before exercising could help alleviate the problem. Here is an article about it: http://www. Bottomlinepublications. Com/content/article/diet-a-exercise/when-your-workout-makes-you-itch-like-crazy

hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it right or not if I act like running or swimming or any activity for 3 or 5 hours? If I want to lose my weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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I have constant chest pains-pressure right across my chest. I exercise a lot. Running, cycling, swimming and don't have these pains when exercising?

I have constant chest pains-pressure right across my chest. I exercise a lot. Running, cycling, swimming and don't have these pains when exercising?

No quick answer: Several conditions can cause pain like that. Your doctor will need to take a detailed history and physical exam to determine the cause and advise treatment. ...Read more

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I have some kind of back pain which does not allow me to pick up anything heavier than 15 pounds. It also hurts every time I start running or jumping.

Back pain: You need to be evaluated by a physician with physical examination and perhaps images such as plain radiographs or MRI if clinical exam shows abnormalities ...Read more

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Is swimming as good exercise as running?

Is swimming as good exercise as running?

Probably better!: Running (and walking) is good exercise but swimming is even better as it provides more exercise to the arms as well as legs and does not put as much stress on your knee, hip and ankle joints as it is not weight-bearing. ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise: swimming or running?

Which is the best exercise: swimming or running?

Remember: They are just different forms of exercise. Swimming tend to be a better total body workout and more easily tolerated joint wise (unless you have rotator cuff issues or shoulder arthritis). While running is "harder" on the joints, it also is better at promoting bone density stability/increase. ...Read more

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I need help getting into biking, running and swimming because I want to do a triathlon next year?

Trainer: Sounds like you might benefit from a personal trainer to get you started. That would also help you in developing the correct exercise routines with lower injury risk than if you just tried to do it on your own. Once they teach you the basics and how to progress you could then proceed on your own after some weeks of training. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lower spine pain that has been there due to a kick. Agrivated when running, twisting and jumping. What is it and what is a cure?

Wait another week: Many herniated discs like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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Believe I have developed patella tendinitis, what can I do to stop the pain when being active. Running, jumping, lifting, Ect....

Patellar tendonitis: Inflammation which we commonly feel as pain is the bodies way of letting us know that something is wrong. Most of the time when it involves the knee cap, it is a result of doing too much (eg running) too quickly. So. One of the best ways to help yourself is to decrease at least by a third the frequency and length of time doing the activity. One can also help by using ice, stretching, taking NSAIDs ...Read more

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What can be done about knee pain when running and jumping?

What can be done about knee pain when running and jumping?

Find cause: Knee pain with activity can be caused by a variety of intrinsic knee problems as well as pain stemming from outside of the knee. Getting a formal evaluation by a physician trained in musculoskeletal medicine/sports, pain, or orthopedics is a good idea! ...Read more