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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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

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I work from 5pm to 5 am. I know they say don't exercise before bedtime. Will I still get same health benefits if I work in morning off work?

I work from 5pm to 5 am. I know they say don't exercise before bedtime. Will I still get same health benefits if I work in morning off work?

Exercise when u can: You work long hours. Try to find a time (before or after work) to work out for 30 min 5 times a week. It will be tough but if u begin and continue this regimen the health benefits (among others) will be huge. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I do exercise just before I sleep bcz its the only time ican do it, but people telling me that its bad and you won't get any benefits is this true?

I do exercise just before I sleep bcz its the only time ican do it, but people telling me that its bad and you won't get any benefits is this true?

Not true. Ur exerc-: -ise is still as good as in mid day or AM. After exercise Ur muscles need time 2 recover, & what a good way 2 rest them.

Some people have trouble sleeping after late exercise, but if U have no problem, no problem. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are benefits of cardiovascular exercise?

Need expert help here. What are benefits of cardiovascular exercise?

Cardio exercise: Benefits are that your heart will be well tuned and ready to perform during stress (activities and if there was a insult to the heart such as blocked arteries that can cause arrhythmia or ischemia). ...Read more

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What is the benefit of high knee jacks exercise?

What is the benefit of high knee jacks exercise?

Several: You can get similar benefits of exercise with high knee jacks as with jogging but with less stress on your joints. They also strengthen your arm, leg and abdominal muscles and don't require much space. You can adjust the intensity of your work out by varying the speed. With athletic shoes, sports wear & an even surface, 20 minutes of high jacks give you a good, safe & efficient workout. ...Read more

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How would more exercise benefit society as whole?

Hmmmm: Healthier lifestyle may translate to healthier living and reduce the cost of health care in general which can leave more money to improve others thing the enhance our life other than treating obesity and recurrent complication of diabetic and heart disease, just saying. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of doing breathing exercise?

What is the benefit of doing breathing exercise?

Lung Capacity...: They are generally recommended to help increase lung capacity, or how much air your lungs can hold when you inhale deeply. How lung capacity affects our health is often overlooked, but it may in fact be one of the most important predictors of health and longevity. By the time we are 50 our lung capacity may be half of what it was in our youth. ...Read more

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What would be the benefit of cardio vascular exercise?

What would be the benefit of cardio vascular exercise?

Many Benefits: Cardiovascular conditioning changes fat metabolism making you burn fat more efficiently. It also trains your heart to work more efficiently increasing endurance and stamina. The immediate effects burn calories and keep burning calories for 24 hrs. These training effects lower blood pressure and reduce risk for heart attack, strokes, heart failure etc. Get moving! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of regular exercise if I have gastroparesis?

What are the benefits of regular exercise if I have gastroparesis?

Exercise helps: Gastro-paresis is a complex problem and the answer is also complex. There are many reasons why could have gastro-paresis. One reason could be diabetes but the answer to your question is yes, exercise can help with gastro-paresis. ...Read more

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Benefits of taking L-Arginine? What's the best time to take it in relation to exercise?

Unknown: At this time there insufficient evidence to show a positive relationship between L arginine supplementation and improvements in athletic performance / strength. It is found naturally in the food you eat (meats). At this time, I'd save your money over using it as a supplement ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits of removing fat through liposuction, rather than through exercise?

Are there any health benefits of removing fat through liposuction, rather than through exercise?

No: Generally, I would not suggest having liposuction surgery performed for any “health benefits”. In my opinion, it is an operation that is over utilized; it should be used for treatment of diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue. The quality of the overlying skin elasticity is an important consideration also. ...Read more

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I've had total thyredoctomy. The benefit of the metabolism booster provided by exercise in the hours following the workout would still apply to me?

I've had total thyredoctomy. The benefit of the metabolism booster provided by exercise in the hours following the workout would still apply to me?

First take: Replacement thyroid hormone as rx by your doctor, make sure to go for follow up to adjust ; fine tune your exact required dose, that is the one that control your metabolism, then you take what ever metabolism boosters you want to take, most of them lacks scientific validity and may even harm you due some of toxic substances they have in it ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

Benefits of exercise: Aerobic exercise has multiple benefits including lowering blood pressure and heart rate, but also increasing good cholesterol, hdl, and lowering serum glucose levels. Other things like increasing muscle tone and lowering body weight are also benefits. ...Read more

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What other benefits of cardio exercise besides burning calories are there?

What other benefits of cardio exercise besides burning calories are there?

Many: Heart training, mental health, muscle strengthening, increase stamina, increasing good cholesterol, reducing bad cholesterol, improving mood. ...Read more

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Aside from exercise routines, how can you benefit from a personal trainer?

Aside from exercise routines, how can you benefit from a personal trainer?

Be careful: If you are female aerobic exercise is really not your friend. Stress responses lower estrogen levels and the stimuli for ovulation (fsh). Our society pushes aerobic exercise on everyone. It does not control or aid in weight loss. Resistance training in a non aerobic way is good. If a trainer will teach this it may be good to have a coach and motivator. Read "slo burn fitness revolution" hahn. ...Read more

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Male 22. Is cardio exercise at 130bpm for 40mins a day enough to build stamina and heart benefits?

Male 22. Is cardio exercise at 130bpm for 40mins a day enough to build stamina and heart benefits?

Yes but..: Yes, that's good but, unless u r just starting, your best training zone may be a little higher. Look up aerobic training zones online + you'll see how to calculate target heart rate. To build speed + endurance, interval training (with short sprints added to an aerobic workout) is popular again. And don't forget to cross train a bit (mix up run, bike, swim, elliptical) to avoid overuse injury. ...Read more

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Do women get the same benefits from exercise as men do?

Do women get the same benefits from exercise as men do?

Yes: Women and men alike benefit from exercise with improved stamina, increased strength, and improved weight balance. ...Read more

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How many days a week can I work out to maximize the benefit of exercise?

How many days a week can I work out to maximize the benefit of exercise?

Really depends: On what your exercise goals are, what your routine is and how long you've been exercising. If you are just starting 3-4X/week is likely fine. But many professional athletes will work out 5-6X/week, even at times working out every day - granted there is usually great variety in their workouts. ...Read more

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How can exercise and massage benefit patients with final stage of Parkinson's disease?

How can exercise and massage benefit patients with final stage of Parkinson's disease?

Mostly palliative: Parkinson's disease can be very painful, and massage may help some of this. Exercise is vital to slow deterioration, as, if the pt becomes immobilized, it may be close to impossible to resume the prior level of functioning. ...Read more