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The Best Exercise Machines For People Over 50
What's the best exercise for software professionals, or basically people who are mostly work sitting in a chair.
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
Some benefit: Three day intensive educational programs for behavior modification and proper dieting are good. Three days of intense fasting without education an followup would not be good. Ultimately, need long term interaction and accountability to change eating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does slim fast work to help lose weight? I always see before and after photos of people who use them in TV commercials. Are those fake results?
Often regain wt.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lifestyle recommendations reduced blood pressure in patients who exercise. What about the rest of us?
Exercise: Everyone shoul try to get some exercise regularly. Some times it is hard to go to the gym or for a full workout, but you can do simple things like taking the stairs or parking away from the store in the lot so you have to walk farther. On these beautiful spring days in is really great to take a walk outside. ...Read more
Elliptical and stair: The elliptical uses arms and legs and is a total body workout. You can burn aerobic calories which burns fat and helps you to lose weight. The stairclimbers are also challenging. You can also loose weight using a treadmill with varying inclines. Interval training, where you alternate the degree of challenge, results in increased calories lost by your metabolism. ...Read more
Which is the best supplemen to help prevent muscle inflammation for athltes who do anaerobic exercise and train for 100 and 200 meters?Could you name?
For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert? Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects? Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.
A sports medicine : Doc or physiatrist is probably the best resource. Trainers are unfortunately variably trained and can injure as many as they help. There are some awesome trainers out there but do your due diligence and reasearch their training. ...Read more
Advice protein supplements available in the indian market beneficial in gain in weight while doing routine exercise at gym.Advice the quantity per day?
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?
Do I get the same amount of exercise for running 3kilometers in 25 minutes and walking 3 kilometers for an hour?
On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.
I will be very: Careful with any weight loss program using natural supplements. When you have dilated cardiomiopathy, treatment require a fine balanced of low sodium diet, fluid intake and medications. Any changes of the above can decompensate the balance and start CHF symptoms. I will talk to your cardiologist and dietitian and do a careful search of the diet. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Combination : By body weight exercises, i'm assuming you mean exercises for losing body weight. To accomplish strength and weight loss, you need to do exercises which combine a cardio component with strength exercises. Programs such as cross fit are geared towards this, with exercises such as burpees, mountain climbers, etc - which will get your heart rate going but also build muscles. ...Read more
Looking for beachbody workout that doesn't stress knees. Are the modified steps in t25 safe for knee problems? Pls no vmo responses.
Not sure: First, I do not know what a vmo answer is. But i did review the t25 program. Exercise plans that are weight bearing on the knees will stress the knee at some point. If you can do the program outside the knee program and then modify the knee program where you can do it in a shallow pool you will significantly reduce the stress on your knees as the gravitational effect will be markedly reduced. ...Read more
What are the best daily exercises to strengthen a partially dislocated patella? I'm a bodybuilder and I have access to most of the exercising machines
Recommended rehab: Patella subluxation/ dislocation rehab focuses on stregthening the surrounding muscles to compensate for ligament laxity. Most subl/ disloc occur laterally (moves outward), & if this is the case with you, focusing on medial (inside) musculature would be recommended. There is also a brace that may be helpful. Before returning to exercises have a x-ray to check for bone or cartilage damage. ...Read more
Many, and Yes: Zumba specifically contributes to aerobic and core fitness, especially if done consistently and with good form. Adequate rest, hydration, attention to caloric input and nutritional support (macro and micronutrients) are critical to achieving the success and weight loss you want. Regular exercise alone, in the absence of recovery and nutritious, well-timed meals, won't be enough to get you there! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do doctors know of body resistance exercises can I substitute for weight resistance training while on the Atkins diet?
I'm new in hemodialysis. Howmis the best diet and nutrition for people with hemodialysis? Thank you
Low protein diet: Lower-protein foods include bread, fruits and vegetables- you want to be on a diet that is low in protein if you have hemodialysis. Higher protein foods such as meat, chicken and fish- should be limited in the diet. Consult with a dietician to get amounts and details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Training to lose weight + gain muscle. Do you recommend the following supplement: douglas preventive x? Rated 5 stars in nutrisearch comparative guide
It's your money: This is a pricey vitamin-mineral preparation, with betaine (you decide, it's got some effects) and a couple of metals such as vanadium the only stuff you're not likely to find in a cheap chain-pharmacy daily tablet. I'd have trouble telling you they're worth the money. It'll be far more pleasant even short-run to male-bond with some gymrats and work yourself super-hard. Good luck. ...Read more
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