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Doctor insights on: What Is A Good Amount Of Time For A Workout

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Is yoga a good substitute if you don't have time for a real workout?

Is yoga a good substitute if you don't have time for a real workout?

Yoga is real: Yoga is a real workout! have you seen some of the stands (especially the hand stands)? You have to be trim, toned and well muscled (much like a gymnast). Pilates is another "real workout". ...Read more

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What is a good workout for a man to build upper body strength who has limited time because of a baby?

What is a good workout for a man to build upper body strength who has limited time because of a baby?

Pushups: If you don't have time to go to the gym, the classic push-up will hit your chest and triceps. In addition, maintaining good form (straight back) is good for your core. If you add a door mounted chin-up bar, you can do pull-ups to hit your back and biceps. ...Read more

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Is it good if I'm doing full body workout 2-3 times a week? I'm a soccer player.

Is it good if I'm doing full body workout 2-3 times a week? I'm a soccer player.

Well,...: It is not a bad thing to work out 3x/week. Stay healthy, eat well, stay well hydrated and be well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it good to workout twice a day....one time cardio and other time weight training with a gap of 8-12 hours???

Is it good to workout twice a day....one time cardio and other time weight training with a gap of 8-12 hours???

Not in my estimation: U should do on alternate days. Ur muscles need time 2 recover from a weight lifting program. pushing it 2X/day does not give the same results as alternating days. ...Read more

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After a good workout or in the time of workouts my muscles feel big and feel like they are going to explode out of my skin why does that happen?Pumped

After a good workout or in the time of workouts my muscles feel big and feel like they are going to explode out of my skin why does that happen?Pumped

Increased blood supp: After a rigorous work out, there is increased blood supply to the muscles creating a feeling of pumped, full feeling and sometimes feeling of pulsating. ...Read more

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Hello and thanks for taking your time to read and hopefully help me out, over the last 3 years I have gained 2 stone and I would like to know some good types of food and workouts to loose weight quite easy and without eating bland food. Thanks?

Hello and thanks for taking your time to read and hopefully help me out, over the last 3 years I have gained 2 stone and I would like to know some good types of food and workouts to loose weight quite easy and without eating bland food. Thanks?

Fasting: yes -- if you have no other medical condition, other than obesity, it is safe to do fasting -- for example a plate of fruit once a day for 1 week then one regular meal a day for another week then a plate of salad a day for another week -- and make sure you drink plenty of water. you can do it!!! there is also a book called The Power of Prayer and Fasting - ...Read more

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Extreme nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea every time I workout too hard. Im 28 y/o male in good shape. Symptoms last 20-30 mins. Why is this happening?

Extreme nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea every time I workout too hard. Im 28 y/o male in good shape. Symptoms last 20-30 mins. Why is this happening?

GI symptoms: With these symptoms, it is pretty clear that you're doing something your body doesn't like. The most obvious suspect is that you're working out too hard and putting circulatory stress on your body, particularly your GI tract. When you exercise, all your blood flow goes to your muscles and away from your GI tract, which can cause GI symptoms. Cut the intensity of your workout by 50% and build back. ...Read more

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I am 18 I workout 6 times a day and I want a lean fit and athletic build.My workout is really good,I lift heavy weights and I wanted to ask should take whey protein such as nitro tech.And does it effect your body functioning and does it effect in long run

I am 18 I workout 6 times a day and I want a lean fit and athletic build.My workout is really good,I lift heavy weights and I wanted to ask should take whey protein such as nitro tech.And does it effect your body functioning and does it effect in long run

Oh, my!: That's a lot of working out! I feel certain you have crossed the line of optimal; it is not a case of more is better. You risk some injury from overuse. Protein powders/shakes are not regulated by the USDA; there is no guarantee regarding strength/purity/safety. Emphasize protein, 1 to 1 1/2 gram/pound body weight daily; continue complex carbs and healthy fats, and enough calories: 20/pound daily ...Read more

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How many times a day do celebrities work-out so their bodies look good in those tabloids?

How many times a day do celebrities work-out so their bodies look good in those tabloids?

That depends: Of course that will depend on the age and gender body size and shape of the celebrity. Ordinarily a minimum of three times a week but most would do interval training with aerobic and anaerobic on alternate days. Dont for get diet. ...Read more