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Which is an effect of not having a proper cool-down after your workout routine?

Which is an effect of not having a proper cool-down after your workout routine?

Cool down: This is important because when you cool down properly, your recovery from the exercise will be better. You will not feel as exhausted and you will be able to exercise more consistently. Your muscles will not be as sore. I would thoroughly recommend it! ...Read more

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What is the best way to cool down after an intense workout?

What is the best way to cool down after an intense workout?

Evaparation/H20: One needs a cool environment with air circulation and lots of hydration. Evaporation is a great cooling mechanism. A moist towel or moist mist spary with a fan or gentle breeze and some cool (not cold) beverage (water or gator ade) is the best way to cool down. Get exposure to neck, groin, arm pits and the trunk. Wetting the head give a large surface area to cool and evaporate. Be cool dude! ...Read more

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Hi I am jaspreet, I workout everyday cardio+weight training, 1) are there any side effects of not doing cool down after exercise?

Hi I am jaspreet, I workout everyday cardio+weight training, 1) are there any side effects of not doing cool down after exercise?

Cool Down: The biggest problem of not doing a cool down is injury. It is always suggested a cool down period after cardio due to higher heart rate. People have been know to become dizzy and fall and sustain an injury. Make sure you stretch after work outs as well. ...Read more

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How important are the cool-down portions of a workout?

How important are the cool-down portions of a workout?

Not very: The major aspect of the work out is the exercise itself. Afterwords you can stop entirely and there are no proven benefits from an intermediate slow down in exercise. Keep well hydrated and stop if you feel dizzy or uncomfortable beyond your usual. ...Read more

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Why has my stamina suddenly decreased so significantly if I haven't changed my workout routine?

Why has my stamina suddenly decreased so significantly if I haven't changed my workout routine?

Burnout: Can affect you on a physical level. However, by changing up the intensity of your workouts will also help prevent burnout. Take care. ...Read more

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I have lost 36 pounds and I'm trying to lose 14 more but I'm stuck I can't lose anymore I changed my workout routine and I'm eating very healthy. Help?

I have lost 36 pounds and I'm trying to lose 14 more but I'm stuck I can't lose anymore I changed my workout routine and I'm eating very healthy. Help?

Plateaus in..: Wt. Loss are common. Quick drops in wt. Happen due to loss of water & glycogen from muscle stores (energy source burned since one's caloric intake is reduced). Because some muscle is lost, the body's metabolism slows requiring either: (1) fewer calories (2) increased activity or (3) increased calories to build muscle again, assuming exercise is vigorous. Serious athletes try #3 first. Really! ...Read more

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What is the best workout routine for women who go to the gym?

What is the best workout routine for women who go to the gym?

Consider working: With a personal trainer to learn the best cardio & strength training regimen for you. ...Read more

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Can you give me some gym workout routine for men (beginner)?

Can you give me some gym workout routine for men (beginner)?

Work out: Please see your doctor to make sure you are healthy enough to work out. Then have a few sessions w/a trainer at your gym to help you create a routine that is tailor-made for you. Talk w/friends about what their routine is like. The above helps the experience to be safe and productive. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will I need to change my diet if start an intense workout routine?

Will I need to change my diet if start an intense workout routine?

Probably: Eating sufficient calories is the usual problem for athletes training strenuously. Further, eating throughout the day-every 3-4 hours-will assure adequate "fuel" for your workouts. Protein and essential fatty acids will become important, too. Getting 20-30g of protein in around breakfast time is an appropriate way to start the day. ...Read more

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What are common websites that can generate a custom workout-routine based on physical characteristics?

What are common websites that can generate a custom workout-routine based on physical characteristics?

Check these out...: Start here; there are many such web sites.

http://fitness-websites. No1reviews. Com/exercise-websites. Html. ...Read more

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I need a good workout routine for 15 year old male?

I need a good workout routine for 15 year old male?

Work out for 15yo: Resistance exercise and interval cardiovascular exercises. Cross fit provides body weight programs on there web site. Ultimately the program you use depends on your initial goals. ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine to get smaller thighs?

What is a good workout routine to get smaller thighs?

Smaller thighs: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze & single leg Circle. ...Read more

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I would like a workout routine for football next year?

Workout routine: Many factors involved here, weight, age, overall health, etc. Please see doc for clearance and then consider a visit or two to a certified trainer at a gym. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best workout routine for a 15 year old teen?

What is the best workout routine for a 15 year old teen?

Something he enjoys: The recommendations for kids activities is that they engage in an hour of exercise per day. I would start by asking your teen what he would like to do. If the answer is "nothing" maybe join a gym as a family and go together. A combination of aerobic exercise, stretching and resistance exercises done on different days may be fun, or playing different sports. ...Read more

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Could you please suggest workout routine for 17 year old?

Could you please suggest workout routine for 17 year old?

Workout: Check out the info on this site:
http://exercise. About. Com/cs/exercisehealth/a/teenagers. Htm. ...Read more

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Please describe a good workout routine without equipment?

Pull Together: A (a) dvd player & monitor, (b) workout mat, (c) resistance bands, a (d) chair and either a (e) pull up bar or brace to hang from a door frame. Add an in-home fitness routine (p90, p90x, insanity, etc.) and you're all set. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am a skinny fat. Can you give me a workout routine/program?

I am a skinny fat. Can you give me a workout routine/program?

I am unsure if you -: Are skinny or fat? Do you want exercises routine/program for getting thin or bulky?
Could you clarify? ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine to achieve a lean athletic body?

What is a good workout routine to achieve a lean athletic body?

Push..: Significant mass gains may require greater intensity and more frequent eating than for a typical mesomorph. Aerobic conditioning may need to be more moderate but frequent to avoid loss of mass. Experimenting is the key! Enjoy! Movement is good! ...Read more

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I need to know what is a good workout routine just to add mass?

Workout: Please see doc to make sure you are healthy enough for exercise and then a trainer at the gym to personalize a program for you. Generally speaking, lifting weights, push ups, machines, all help the body to tear muscle fibers. They then grow as they re-connect adding mass. Protein such as eggs, cheese, nuts, all help feed the process. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you please suggest workout routine for a 15 year old male?

Could you please suggest workout routine for a 15 year old male?

Exercise: Check out the info on this site:
http://exercise. About. Com/cs/exercisehealth/a/teenagers. Htm. ...Read more

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Please describe a good workout routine to get a bigger lower body?

Resistance Training: Using weights and/or bands combined with 5-6x/day clean eating is required to increase leg mass. Alternatively, consider cycling with an emphasis on interval training (sprints, climbs) to approach your anaerobic threshold and stimulate muscle growth. Repetitive and lower intensity workouts (running, jogging, aerobics) probably won't be as successful. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the top workout routine and food choices to lose 30 pounds?

What is the top workout routine and food choices to lose 30 pounds?

Food choices: Pick food that are very low caloric density, ie fruits veggies and salads, and lots of water. Exercise daily, walking and resistance are best to support weight loss. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I want a workout routine for football next year?

What do you advise if I want a workout routine for football next year?

Strength & endurance: You need a program that somewhat balances gains in strength (muscle mass) and endurance. The final balance is largely determined by your position. If you are a ball handler, an even balance is suitable. If you are more like a lineman, than a balance skewed more toward strength is warranted ...Read more

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Why might someone feel hungrier if they skip their daily workout routine?

Exercise and eating: I commend you for having workout every day.
It has given you satisfaction, and it has become structure of your daily life.
Skipping the routine causes unpleasant feeling, may affect your metabolism and cause more hunger,
Please do not overeat if you are frustrated.
Have Balanced Diet
Relax
Use Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilate
Be creative in your workout using different type of music. ...Read more

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Where can I find someone to plan a good workout routine with my equipment?

A consultation: With a trainer may go a long way. That person should be credible and well-trained, be aware of your equipment and offer a variety of options based on your interests and specific goals. ...Read more

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Should I continue with my workout routine if I have mild bronchitus (day 6)?

Working when ill: No. If you are not resting when you are recovering from an illness you are postponing healing. Remember when your mom would tell you to rest when you were sick? The word rest is defined as "to not work". I often add for my patients "to not work. And, to not work out.". ...Read more

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Can you give me some suggestions on my workout routine and on doing push ups.?

Can you give me some suggestions on my workout routine and on doing push ups.?

In the event: Your wrists hurt when doing push ups then purchase the bars to hold..... ...Read more

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Please describe a good workout routine to lose weight, without the use of weights?

Please describe a good workout routine to lose weight, without the use of weights?

Hill Climbing: Will increase your aerobic capacity, burn increased calories, and improve overall fitness. Treadmill climbing or brisk hiking will accomplish what you're looking for. That said, resistance training to improve delivery of oxygen to muscles and stimulate growth is a desirable part of any fitness program. Bands are highly effective for this purpose but don't involve the use of weights. It's worth it! ...Read more