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What Are The Benefits Of The Schwinn Airdyne 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
I do two 2.5 mile stationary bike rides daily, plus walk 2 miles daily. Is the benefit of the bike the same as if I did all 5 miles on bike once a day?
No & no way to eval.: Human beings are complex. Medicine & marketing are low tech; http://goo. Gl/Blh6rW. Thus marketing (without complex understanding, much less expensive to do double blind placebo controlled clinical trial data to support the marketing claims) is dominant. Mind+Brain+Body are constantly adapting, discarding, replacing & changing over time. Thus different activities/exercises have different outcomes. ...Read more
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
Although it is part of my routine during the cooler months, does it really benefit me walking in the heat in florida, as opposed to, a stationary bike?
Bicycling: Bicycling has a # of health benefits. It is excellent for aerobic fitness. It works the quadriceps, gluteal muscles & hamstrings. It can often be performed safely when other weight bearing aerobic exercises might be contraindicated. It is good for weight loss &/or maintenance. ...Read more
Raw takes longer time to eat, and slows you down, I'm assuming mostly fruits and vegetables, so lower in calories as well, which is high in fiber and help in blood sugar control and weight loss. I don't suggest raw meat or fish due to parasites and bacteria. (especially in ground meat, chicken or turkey.
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New health claim: Some think chocolate can improve blood circulation. It contains flavanols which might help reduce risk for heart disease and improve blood pressure. A big chocolate manufacturer, barry callebaut, recently presented data on those positive benefits and got support from the european food safety authority http://online. Wsj. Com/article/sb10001424052702304388004577532811491380258.Html moderation is key! ...Read more
A personal matter: Prayer can make you feel good inside. It is useful for believers as it allows for an external comfort for ones problems. Tests of prayer for specific outcomes have never proven better than random. So it is not used medically but can be used personally. ...Read more
Many: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. Additionally it contains gingerols which reduce formation of cytokines associated with inflammation. ...Read more
Science and Gingseng: I do not think there are any well known medical or scientific studies of this ubiquitous herb. I know that many cultures in asia are saturated with this herb for purported male sexual well being. ...Read more
Many!: One of the many "new" sporting activities! Self-defense is one benefit, but this "exercise" kives you coordination, mental speed, burns calories. Improves flexibility, and instills confidence. Hope you continue! ...Read more
Benefits abound: There may be physical and mental benefits. Prevention of most Sexually transmitted infections (some are spread by skin to skin contact so you may still be at risk depending on your activities) and no risk of unplanned pregnancy are obvious ones. Some experience a closer emotional connection with their significant other when there is less emphasis on sex. ...Read more
MASTERMATION: The only drawbacks to masterbation can be desensitizing the phallus and if done prior to intercourse it can drop the sperm count during intercourse. ...Read more
Not really.: There may be hygiene issues! One may use underwear to wick perspiration and stay dry and to give support to the genitals (if male). Undergarments may prevent (or cause) chaffing and rashes. Though, no undergarment my provide better circulation, increase sperm count and prevent yeast and other problems. It really comes down to personal preference. To wear or not to wear, that is the question? ...Read more
Flavor: Spices and herb are best used for their flavors as there is not much objective evidence for their health benefits. ...Read more
Exercise: Good for overall health. Gets the blood pumping which help to heal, repair and grow the body! ...Read more
Signal of tissue: Damage. It is a great warning to our brain that something is wrong and we need to react. Without it, we would not be aware of tissues damage or even learn to avoid actions that cause it. It really is a great survival mechanism, even though it can be frustrating at times. I hope this answer helps! ...Read more