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The Best Exercise Machine For Over 70 Years Of Age
Is it possible to win at the olympics at long distance running by starting training at the age of 19 years? I have an ectomorph body type.
Yes!: But possible & probable are two different things, not to dash your hopes. Perhaps, rather than focus on winning at the olympics, you can set a goal of personal achievement, say participating in a 1 mile event, then walking a 5k before running a 10k and then moving towards half-marathon & full marathon. Some folks like ultra-marathons. You're a winner just by trying. As nike logo says, just do it! ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Whole unprocessed: In general whole foods, with the best balance of nutrients (protein, unrefined carbohydrates and healthy fats) are best for any age. Diet should be chosen based on assessment of health status, possible sensitivities or needs including for older or younger adults. Consider consulting a nutritionist, and i prefer those with functional medicine background. ...Read more
Affects of binge cocaine use (snorting) 2-3x a week over the period of a year on the body/nose And ways to repair/ get healty after quitting for good.
What its the best way for a 21 year old female to loose a drastic amount off weight? At lest 80 pounds, in the fastest amount of time.
Avoid drastic measur: You don't need drastic measure, as they won't help. You need to learn how to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life, otherwise you're shorten it unnecessarily. You have to burn off 3500 calories you don't take in just to lose one pound. 80x3500= 280, 000 calories. That's the equivalent of walking across the United States 93 times. Good luck! ...Read more
What type of supplements/formulas are good to take for health & exercise for young male adults to get back on track & in solid shape?
How many cigarettes is one black and mild cigar (skinny cigar) equal to? The info on the internet is all over the place. From 3 to 22 cigarettes..
What difference?: They are all bad for you. Why would you spend money to destroy your health and make yourself smell and act unpleasantly around many other people? You may dismiss this as an unwarranted comment, but as a long practicing physician I have seen the incredible damage smoking can do to persons. Please stop. ...Read more
Hi..How to increase height at age of 18 yrs for a male safely...?? With diet and exercise.. Not surgically and medications.. Thanks!
I'm a 16 year old Asian girl who is 4'9" and i weight around 108 lbs. And i've be trying to lose weight and grow at the same time. Is that good?
85 years old female has scoliosis, is not recommended to have surgery because of late age and looking for best ways to kill the pain, thanks. ?
Tough problem: Approach here is to try a number of different things. Sometimes a lumbar corset can help. Topical pain patches that have Lidocaine can help. Sometimes xray guided pain injections can help. Finally low doses of narcotic medication as a last resort but can have significant side effects in someone 85. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi Doctor, would looking at my phone in the dark damage my eyes in the long term and increase the risk of cancer? (I am 17 years old). Thank you.
No: Those scare stories from the Internet are cruel hoaxes. ...Read more
Yes: There are a number of transplant centers in the United States that will perform lung transplant in patients greater than 70 years of age. I personally have had a number of 75 year olds transplanted at certain centers in the northeast or florida. Calling around to these centers will help identify where to go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prevention first: Obviously, the first thing is to try and prevent it by not overdressing baby/toddler when out in heat and if out in the heat, try things to cool off (sprinklers, etc). If rash has developed keep clean and dry, apply over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream to area or apply a corn starch based powder (put powder in your hand first and then rub on to affected areas). Diaper area use a zinc oxide cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I get the same amount of exercise for running 3kilometers in 25 minutes and walking 3 kilometers for an hour?
What is the average of hypertension for mid 30's female? 145-135/90-80 are my average. Do I need exercise or change of food habit?
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