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Weight Training After A Concussion
Weight loss: I put together routines from bodybuilding.Com. They have great articles on circuit training. Now, I have to stress this, abs are made in the kitchen! eating healthy, high protein, mod carb, mod fat will induce a more rapid weight loss in addition to the circuit training then circuit training alone. Rapid weight loss is always rapidly put back on, so find something u can do longterm. ...Read more
Sure: In theory the answer is yes. Weight loss happens when energy expended (i.e. Calories burned) supersedes energy taken in (i.e. Calories eaten). With the right diet and enough exercise a teenager could definitely lose weight. Of course there are healthy and unhealthy rates of weight loss so this should be discussed with your teen's doctor. ...Read more
Triathlete in training accident. Concussion. Broken bone in face. Should I plan on doing any more cycling?
I'm doing cardio with a personal trainer 4 days a week 45 min and hard training is that enough exersise to lose 10 kg in 6 weeks also eating healthy?
Hard to tell, may be: Weight loss is mostly the negative balance between intake and consumption. Weight loss is possible as long as consumption is more than intake. ...Read more
Is doing boxing, jogging 1/4 mile and riding a bike with a healthy diet a too much to lose weight? I started a week ago and i'm alredy 180?I was 190.
Probably not: It's not unusual to lose alot of weight when you start a new exercise program, especially and intense one. The weight loss should slow down. Just make sure you are taking enough time for recovery as that is when your muscles heal and get bigger, which is what we all want! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to maintain a routine for weight loss if i experience stress eating? Especially during pms! i run 30-60 minutes a day. Result: yoyo weigtloss!
New to fitness. Doing 1 hour of cardio 5x a week, weight training 4 days a week. Moderately physical job in the evenings. Dizziness in the evenings..?
Fluids: Could be hypovolemia. Try increasing fluids.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a bicycling accident with a t12 compression fx. When can I start exercising again, biking, running, weight lifting? Any "forbidden" movements?
Compression Fracture: First it depends on the extent of the injury. Was it traumatic? Iif a small anterior single column traumatic compression fracture 4-6 weeks of healing are required. Biking, running, and lifting should be progressively reintroduced at that time. Should avoid repetitive flexion based activity such as dead lifts. Proper posture will be key to future weight lifting to avoid pain and/or reinjury. ...Read more
Depends: You must be fully healed first. Right after surgery or trauma is not the time to start a diet. You should be eating a healthy well balanced diet with fresh fruit and veggies and fish and chicken unless limited by your surgery. For a month after surgery a good multivitamin will help healing too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much weight could I lose a week eating 1000 calories a day? I'm 5'5 , female, and 240( morbidly obese)
I also workout a hour a day at the gym
Varies: Amount of weight lost is based upon the calories burned verses the calories taken in per day. For example, if you burn 2500 calories per day and taken in 1000 calories per day you will lose approximately 1500 calories. If you assume 3500 calories to burn each pound of fat, then you will lose about 3 pounds of fat per week. ...Read more
170lb, 5'1 female eating 1000cal a day doing 45min fast pace walk on treadmill 5days a wk. Rate of weight loss?
1-2 lbs per week: Based on your information, you burn about 1450 calories a day at rest and an additional 220 additional calories per workout. By eating 1,000 calories a day you should lose an average of 1 lb a week if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and up to 2 lbs a week if your lifestyle is very active. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Zumba: Is just another form of exercise. If you enjoy it, by all means continue doing it, although 4 hours/day will get boring quickly. Find some other exercise you also enjoy such as a daily walk you need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat to lose a pound. Combine w/dietary restriction. ...Read more
Yes, and...: This is a great way to end unhealthy eating habits. Vegetarian fare isn't as greasy / sugary / salty / yummy as the stuff that most of us overeat. Even better -- why not "jumpstart" a whole new lifestyle based on fitness-based activities, as much a choice-of-friends issue as anything? They'll guide you on reprogramming your mind and body for a far better life long-term. ...Read more
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