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Is it ok to walk 10000 steps for 50 yr to stay fit?

Is it ok to walk 10000 steps for 50 yr to stay fit?

Absolutely : There is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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How much should an 50 yr walk in a week to stay fit?

How much should an 50 yr walk in a week to stay fit?

At least 30 mins/day: Probably 60 minutes is a better number. It is not just how long you walk but your speed is important too. You should try to walk at a speed of 1 mile in 15 minutes. The most effective exercise is interval training. You walk at 4 mph for 2 min, then speed up to 6-7mph for 1 min, back to 4mph for 2 min, then 6-7mph for 1 min. If you do interval training, you only need to walk 25 minutes total. ...Read more

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Is 4km walk enough for me to stay fit? I am 50 year old.

Is 4km walk enough for me to stay fit? I am 50 year old.

Fitness: Strength, aerobic capacity and flexibility, make sure you have components of each in your fitness program. ...Read more

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Im fit chic & i picked up a laundry basket ¬iced my lower back killing me.I can't stand hurts when i walk.Is icing good ? When can I exercise ?

Im fit chic & i picked up a laundry basket &noticed my lower back killing me.I can't stand hurts when i walk.Is icing good ? When can I exercise ?

Fit at 40: Congratulations for being fit at forty! the lifting may have damaged your disc but if the pain does not radiate to the feet, most likely the nerve is not pinched. You can start swimming as soon as you can, but avoid lifting weights for now for at least 6 weeks. Icing is usually not good after the first 2-3 days. Hea would help relax the muscles better. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm physically fit for my age but the miami area humidity is a challenge when i go for my 4 mile moderate stride walk. Ideas besides electrolyte drink?

I'm physically fit for my age but the miami area humidity is a challenge when i go for my 4 mile moderate stride walk. Ideas besides electrolyte drink?

Water: Sports drinks are way over consumed in this country. You get enough salt and potassium in your diet. Just drink water and your brain and kidneys will figure out the rest. ...Read more

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How much time it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

How much time it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

6m - 1 year: Depending on your age, nature of the injury and the treatment, recovery after a femur fracture takes 6 m to 1 year. ...Read more

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Help please? How long it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

Help please? How long it takes to walk to run and to get fit after broken femur?

Typically: a few months depending on where it's broken and how your healing has progressed. Speak to your physician ...Read more

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Australian school camp in 4 weeks for 10 days, it includes a 10km walk around Uluru, a 6km hike and 500 step climb. Can I get fit enough in 4 weeks?

Australian school camp in 4 weeks for 10 days, it includes a 10km walk around Uluru, a 6km hike and 500 step climb. Can I get fit enough in 4 weeks?

Advice : You have enough time for preparing yourself for this physical activity. Try every day walking exercise with gradually increasing activity. Be well, do not be scared! ...Read more

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I am very fit, train boxing three times a week. Have just noticed swollen sore vein on inside of knee, is this bad? Hurts to walk and pops out.

I am very fit, train boxing three times a week. Have just noticed swollen sore vein on inside of knee, is this bad? Hurts to walk and pops out.

That is: In the area of the superficial saphenous vien and if tender, prominent and at all reddish then there may be a clot in the vein. Not as important as if in a deep vein but should be evaluated by your doctor or a physician in a competent urgent care center or fast track of an emergency department. In the meantime warm compresses, and Ibuprofen and rest the limb. ...Read more

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