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I enjoy exercising but have a lot of trouble finding time in the day to do it. I live out in the country not close to a gym I do own a treadmill and some weights why do you recommend it for a workout pattern as a minimum in order to stay healthy as a 27-y
Internet : can offer some great options. Most core exercises use body weight nothing extra. A good pull up bar is useful. Pull ups push ups abdominal workout all good exercises. Brisk walks as well as a good run all good. You don't need a gym for a good effective workout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That is incredible!!: I don't hear that too often these days--doing 2 hours worth of exercise/day at age 68 is awesome. You actually answered your own question. If you are not healthy, you won't be able to do that for 2 hours. I am beaten by nearly 30 yrs and i don't think i can last 2 hrs on the treadmill--hope i can do 1/2 of that at 68. Keep up the good work--i can see u beating 100 yr mark. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much weight can I lose in 4 weeks? How long do I have to exercise for to lose 2lbs each week? (i only have a treadmill)! thank you!
Yes: This would depend on your goals and your initial fitness level, and how vigorously you are using the treadmill. Government guidelines recommend at least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous aerobic activity. However, the truth is that with so many of us not exercising, we would applaud your 15 min a day, and encourage you to build on that over time. ...Read more
Benefits: Incline walking and sprints on the treadmill will both increase the intensity of the workouts you do. This will boost metabolism of your muscles, making them hungry for energy. Try to incorporate some type of speed workout or incline workout roughly 1-2 times a week. Overdoing it can lead to injuries. ...Read more
45-60min/day and...: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 3-4lbs/month, you can accomplish this. Don't do crash diet because u will like regain it and some more later. Drink plenty of fluid, especially water, minimize junk foods/sweet drinks and you will succeed. Remember: staying healthy is a life-time committment. Good luck. ...Read more
Treadmills safe: Safe if used properly. Owners manual / on-line sites cover basics. Do not use treadmill while wearing inappropriate clothing (you could trip), do not use while intoxicated, do not exercise beyond reasonable capacity, do not use when fatigued or dehydrated. Do not use if you have inability to coordinate your lower extremities for any reason such as pain or instability. Do not set speed too high. ...Read more
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