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Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Exercise: Regardless of whether you want to lose baby weight or belly fat, consider body weight exercises rather than purchasing equipment. Http://www. Mensfitness. Com/topics/body-weight-workouts, http://www. Muscleandfitness. Com/workouts/workout-routines/5-best-bodyweight-training-exercises & http://www. Menshealth. Com/fitness/ultimate-body-weight-workout. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Reallly: It's whatever you'd use most consistently. But when you account for price, space, variety of exercises and resistances possible, the Total Gym XLS (base model) is a great deal. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise/exercise machine I can use to burn the most weight efficiently? I want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if that's realistic.

What is the best exercise/exercise machine I can use to burn the most weight efficiently? I want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if that's realistic.

Hard work: It doesn't matter what machine you use or what type of exercise that you do. Find something that you enjoy, or at least can tolerate, and do it regularly as part of a diet and exercise program. Start slow and gradually increase. Goal weight loss should be 2-3lbs per week, so your weight loss goals are reasonable. Good luck ...Read more

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What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

Anything!: It is important for diabetic patients to exercise. Any exercise! Pick something you enjoy doing and exercise frequently. Cardio exercise (walk, run, bike, etc) tends to help more with weight loss more than weight bearing exercises. ...Read more

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I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

Elliptical: May provide more muscle building than the treadmill. Muscle helps burn fat. However it is the consistency and healthy diet that matters most. Use of either for 45 minutes or more 5 days a week with a healthy diet will result in healthy weight loss ...Read more

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Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Do exercise machines simulate real activities?

Try to: Exercise machines (not sure exactly which
youre referring to) try to simulate activities
of different sports to some extent
but they can never really do that
the machines try to strengthen the muscles
that are most intrinsic to particular sports
also plyometrics can be helpful to gear oneself toward a specific sport or activity
unfortunately, no one activity can truly
equal actually playing sport. ...Read more

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Which is best tens machine for shoulder pain?

Which is best tens machine for shoulder pain?

Which helps: Tens units are very personal and depend on the level of stimulation and the placement. A good physiatrist should fit you. ...Read more

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Could I use body weight exercise to get just as ripped as I would using machines?

Could I use body weight exercise to get just as ripped as I would using machines?

Varies: Everyone responds to exercise differently. Try discussing your goals with a personal trainer. He or she will be able to give you the best idea of what exercises to do and how often. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which exercises without machine can be used to expand my buttox. I can't go gym so I want do buttox enlarge exercise at home?

Which exercises without machine can be used to expand my buttox. I can't go gym so I want do buttox enlarge exercise at home?

Interesting: Ice cream may work best. But for exercises at home, lunges, squats, and deep knee bends all use yur gluteal muscles and may help you tone up. As for enlarging it, in all seriousness you'd probably need a weight room for that. ...Read more

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I want to start juicing what is the best machine known out there for that purpose and how much weight can you lose by juicing all by itself in a month?

Juicing: weight gain: There is gathering evidence that those who juice do not lose weight but in reality gain weight. The assumptions that fruits and vegetables are 'healthy' is just that: an assumption. Fruits and vegetables are almost universally 100% carbohydrate calories and we now know that carbohydrates, especially in concentrated doses is the main cause of obesity.

Juicing leads to weight gain. ...Read more

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What's the best home blood sugar machine?

What's the best home blood sugar machine?

The one you like: While almost all the home monitors do a good job of accurate readings, they also offer a variety of other options such as ability to download to a computer to track the results over a period of time. ...Read more

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What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

By a formula: Typically you would punch in your gender and age at the beginning. Depending on the type of exercise, there is estimates for the amount of calories burned per minute- for example, it may be that a certain treadmill reports that at a 4% incline at 4.5mph for a 38 year old male may burn 7 calories per minute (as an example only)
this is all estimated; individual results will vary. ...Read more

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Could I still exercise on elliptical machine on a sprained ankle?

Yes, as tolerated: After initial rest, ice, compression and elevation, ankle rehabilitation involves moving the ankle. Initially the up and down motion akin to pressing and releasing the gas pedal in the front to back plane is suggested. Lateral movement will come later as pain and swelling subside. An elliptical trainer provides gentle front to back motion at the ankle and can be started as soon as tolerated by you. ...Read more

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What is the best mask to use with a cpap machine?

What is the best mask to use with a cpap machine?

CPAP mask fit: The one that fits most comfortably yet provides the necessary delivery eliminating any significant oxygen desaturation. There are many available so there should be one that is comfortable yet provides a good seal. Many have associated restless leg syndrome or periodic limb movement disorder, therefor aggressively treating that effectively seems to allow for more comfort with cpap. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me where is the best place to sell my cpap machine?

Could you please tell me where is the best place to sell my cpap machine?

Donate: If you wanted to sell you could try ebay or craigslist. However most patients will be able to get a new CPAP machine through insurance, so another option would be to consider donating to a sleep center for use in uninsured patients. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how reliable are exercise machines that measure calories?

Can you tell me how reliable are exercise machines that measure calories?

Not at all: Remember there are so many factors that go into an accurate calculation of caloric expenditure, expect that the number reported from a machine may be 20% of more off. Why so high, remember that most machines actually include your resting metabolic rate in the numbers reported (which is the number of calorie your body uses just to survive), on top of the estimated calories burned during exercise. ...Read more

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What exercises using machines at the gym are best to use to strengthen the lower back?

What exercises using machines at the gym are best to use to strengthen the lower back?

Too many to describe: There are numerous exercises that one go do in the gym for the back. Speak with a personal trainer at the gym or search on-line for the specifics. ...Read more

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Its maybe not the right place to ask but I wil. Wt is the best sport machines to have it at home?

Its maybe not the right place to ask but I wil. Wt is the best sport machines to have it at home?

Exercise machine.: The best exercise machine is the one you’ll actually use regularly. Pick something you think you’ll enjoy and be able to use almost every day without getting bored. Otherwise, you’ll be using it to dry the laundry. ...Read more

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Would adjustable dumbbells be the best way to build muscle at home? I can't afford big workout machines, and don't live near a gym.

Would adjustable dumbbells be the best way to build muscle at home? I can't afford big workout machines, and don't live near a gym.

Sure: You can use all sort of weights to help strengthen, build, and maintain muscle. The most important thing is proper lifting techniques and to gradually work your way up to heavier weights. Also remember to add cardio to your routine. ...Read more

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I have lower back&butt pain esp when lying down. Will low impact exercise (bike machine) reduce my symptoms or exacerbate the pain?

What has a proven: Good result is a series of "Low Back Exercises" for low back pain.Google this and give yourself 10 min to go thru them once or twice a day. If pain or new symptoms develop. Go show your Doc. Especially if any weakness or incontinence is involved. ...Read more

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Can iuse a breastpump machine manuaal one since I need to go to work icouldnt feed my baby. ..............If I can then which onei s the best. ..?

Can iuse a breastpump machine manuaal one since I need to go to work icouldnt feed my baby. ..............If I can then which onei s the best. ..?

Breast pumping: The best machine is the one that works for you. It is great to pump breast milk since it is the perfect food for baby's body. Your breasts will produce as much milk as they think that baby needs. ...Read more

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How much exercise is enough? I stand most of the day. Most weeks I walk an hour daily and do weight machines three to four days. Is that ok? Too much?

How much exercise is enough? I stand most of the day. Most weeks I walk an hour daily and do weight machines three to four days. Is that ok? Too much?

Sound great: You sound like you have a well balanced program. Now combine this with a well balanced diet, adequate sleep, appropriate health maintenance and you've got the full package. What would even make it better is to make sure you are socially engaged: have healthy relationships, volunteer, continue to stimulate your mind in some way. ...Read more

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What machine works best in the gym for weight loss?

What machine works best in the gym for weight loss?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more