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Correlation between exercise mountain bike amd gimn vs general health benefits is scientifily supported? Benefits of movement? Work eight hours sitted..

Correlation between exercise mountain bike amd gimn vs general health benefits is scientifily supported? Benefits of movement? Work eight hours sitted..

Yes: There is a plethora of literature that supports that movement and exercise promote better health. There are many people that have sedentary jobs. That can be combated by getting up several times an hour to move around and with what you do in your time off. Mountain biking is excellent exercise so keep doing that. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible that i'll get Achilles tendonitis when I do the exercise mountain climbers and other jumping exercise. Without shoes?

Is it possible that i'll get Achilles tendonitis when I do the exercise mountain climbers and other jumping exercise. Without shoes?

Possibly: It is possible. I would however that you really should use cross training or similar shoes when exercising to avoid just those issues. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of wearing a mouthguard while mountain biking/snow skiing?

What are the benefits of wearing a mouthguard while mountain biking/snow skiing?

Protection: The same as with any other sport. A mouth guard will absorb some impact of a traumatic impact protecting the teeth and gums. ...Read more

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How long does it take for muscles to loose its effectiveness after exercise? How long can I rest before training again for a mountain biking event?

How long does it take for muscles to loose its effectiveness after exercise? How long can I rest before training again for a mountain biking event?

Not quite sure of?: Muscle build up from training goes away 50% by 6 months.
How long to rest between exercise depends. Normally I don't; I run and lift weights daily. But when I did an 8 mile uphill quarry run and had muscle break down I stopped for about 2 weeks.
Mainly, judge the amount you can do to have muscle pain NOT BUILD UP. ...Read more

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Holistic and alternative med needed. I got a fresh milk thistle plant from the mountains. How do I prepare it at home to benefit from its antioxidants?

Holistic and alternative med needed. I got a fresh milk thistle plant from the mountains. How do I prepare it at home to benefit from its antioxidants?

Not easy but...: While you can do this, it takes a lot of time ; energy. The greatest benefits are from the seeds. You need to remove ; dry the seeds ; then crush them to make a tea or tincture or eat the seeds.
See http://survivingthemiddleclasscrash. Wordpress. Com/2010/07/12/how-to-harvest-milk-thistle/
; http://www. Ehow. Com/how_7103067_prepare-milk-thistle. Html
; http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21817. ...Read more

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Is there a benefit for exercise in my 80s?

Is there a benefit for exercise in my 80s?

There is: But the goals of exercise in your 80's will be very different compared to that of in your 30's. Exercise in your 80's can be greatly helpful for balance issues, maintenance of muscle bone, maintenance of bone density, good for optimizing moods, just to name of few benefits. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercising - why should you exercise?

What are the benefits of exercising - why should you exercise?

Exercise: Good for overall health. Gets the blood pumping which help to heal, repair and grow the body! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercise while pregnant?

What are the benefits of exercise while pregnant?

Lots!: It helps mood, energy level & sleep. It also helps constipation, bloating, swelling, & back pain. Walking & swimming are good. Avoid activities where you could easily fall/hurt your belly, like hockey, soccer, basketball, horseback riding, downhill skiing, & gymnastics. Tell OB if short of breath, vaginal bleeding or fluid, dizzy, weak, chest pain, swollen leg, contractions, or baby moving less. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are benefits of an indoor exercise bike and a outdoor exercise bike?

Could you tell me what are benefits of an indoor exercise bike and a outdoor exercise bike?

Both: Are excellent ways of getting cardio exercise. Many people people find outdoor biking to better hold their interest, and therefore produce better results. Indoor bikes are safer, of course, so if there is any reason to be concerned about one's ability to ride an outdoor bicycle safely, indoor it should be! ...Read more

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Can alcohol reverse the benefits of exercise?

Can alcohol reverse the benefits of exercise?

How much is the?: Moderate alcohol consumption for a male (1-3 drinks/day) or female (1-2 drinks) per day will not negate the befits of exercise and will help your lipid panel by increasing hdl, or good cholesterol. Drinking more than this will adversely effect you! Don't drink beer. Dry wine or vodka or whiskey. Too may calories in beer-carbs! ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

Yoga ; kids: Yoga can start kids early in improving balance, strength, and flexibility. They can learn to calm their stress in a hurry-up world. Kids naturally love to move, and love to play. It's helpful for them to have a non-competitive way to move their bodies, especially for kids who are shy or who feel physically awkward. There are parent-child yoga classes which increase parent-child bonding too. ...Read more

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How much exercise do I have to do to get any health benefit?

How much exercise do I have to do to get any health benefit?

CDC recommendations: See link to the current cdc recommendations

http://www. Cdc. Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults. Html. ...Read more

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I have a question about chronic stress and exercise benefits?

I have a question about chronic stress and exercise benefits?

Agree with Dr. Namey: Exercise is a great antidote to chronic stress! to address stress:
talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation or yoga. ...Read more

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What is a health issue that can benefit from regular exercise?

Many: Regular exercise may lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and reduce depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

What are some mental and physical benefits to exercise for the person who isn't trying to lose weight?

Exercise: Exercise is good at reducing stress, improving cardiovascular health, and conditioning the musculoskeletal system to the demands of physical activities that could otherwise cause an injury. Also, a recent study reports that "xercise doesn’t only strengthen your heart and muscles – it also beefs up your brain." (drmarkgalland. Com, 2/27/13). ...Read more

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What kind of exercise is using a sauna? How can it benefit me? Should I use it b4 or after or both when working out?

What kind of exercise is using a sauna? How can it benefit me? Should I use it b4 or after or both when working out?

No real exercise!: Although time in a sauna may feel good and relax your muscles, the increasing sweating truly depletes your body of fluid and electrolytes. It would not be a good idea either before or after working out. Better to do it after a great massage or before a nice long evening together. Just remember to rehydrate with water and electrolytes! ...Read more