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Doctor insights on: What Is Toned With Mountain Climber Exercises

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Help please? What is a good workout with bodyweight exercises, compound heavy lifts and running?

Help please? What is a good workout with bodyweight exercises, compound heavy lifts and running?

Lifting & running-: -sounds like a good program, but not on the same day.lift 4 gaining muscle mass & bulk & running 4 Ur cardo. Have a set program U use don't just walk from machine 2 free weights & use in no order. Have a written form that U can fill in what's done each session. If U don't have 1, hook up with an AT-C & a reputable health club & have 1 set up that fits Ur goals & abilities.. ...Read more

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Help please! is bouncing on a yoga ball good exercise?

Help please! is bouncing on a yoga ball good exercise?

Yoga ball: Every exercise has some benefit. You are likely working on core, balance, & proprioception with this. ...Read more

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Which form of the following exercises do you think is best overall for one's fitness? Why? Brisk walking; jogging/running; rowing; elliptical; stairstepper or bicycling?

Which form of the following exercises do you think is best overall for one's fitness? Why? Brisk walking; jogging/running; rowing; elliptical; stairstepper or bicycling?

Cardio Mix: All of those are great options. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Are crunches and situps the best core exercises or am i better off doing a variety of core exercises?

Are crunches and situps the best core exercises or am i better off doing a variety of core exercises?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up! ...Read more

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Is rock climbing an effective way to tone and build lean muscle?

Is rock climbing an effective way to tone and build lean muscle?

Oh yeah: Take it slow but rock climbers are well conditoned athletes, have to be, especially before you learn the most energy efficient moves. Try it out, its why the walls are found in so many gyms. ...Read more

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Can i use Elliptical cross trainer for my workout. because jogging and running are restricted ? is this machine is safe for disk herniated persons?

Can i use Elliptical cross trainer for my workout. because jogging and running are restricted ? is this machine is safe for disk herniated persons?

Yes: Overall the elliptical machine is cardio machine that is low impact on the joints and back if done correctly. Swimming and water aerobics are other forms of low impact exercise that should be ok with herniated discs. ...Read more

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Is swimming the most effective cardio exercise? And would it tone your body?

Is swimming the most effective cardio exercise? And would it tone your body?

Not really: While swimming is a very effective aerobic exercise, it's hard to say what's the best i think for most people running and cycling are probably the best the majority of people probably can't swimwell enough to get a good workout i think it would be ideal to run, cycle and run 2x/week each i'd also recommend some flexibility and strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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How can I get a sixpack by doing swimming, specific abs exercises and changing my diet?

How can I get a sixpack by doing swimming, specific abs exercises and changing my diet?

Sounds perfect: Go at it as hard as you can. Eat only to satisfy hunger, and stay hungry as much as you can, eating plenty of protein. Swimming is great exercise, and some resistance abs exercises (have you done cable crunches?) should be part of your workout. ...Read more

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I wanna loose 10 pounds, at the gym i like treadmill, elliptical (the best), bike and swimming pool. Which would be best to do?

Cross train: I would do at least two do you like elliptical because its easiest or you can work hardest? If its easiest don't do it if its hardest do it. I would suggest swimming for the other but that's my opinion. ...Read more

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Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Why is swimming a good fitness exercise?

Many reasons: It is aerobic (if done at the correct intensity), it is water cooled (good especially in hot climates), and it is much easier on the joints (no pounding on the ground). However, if you can't swim or hate to swim, find something you will do. The best exercise is the one you will do. ...Read more

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What type of exercise is ok when pregnant? Is power walking light weights ok or ab exercises?

What type of exercise is ok when pregnant?  Is power walking light weights ok or ab exercises?

Exercise: Exercise during pregnancy is not only ok but it is highly recommended. Unless you have some prior issue, normal exercises are all ok. As you get later in pregnancy, some exercises will become uncomfortable and will need to be avoided. ...Read more

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Whats a good exercise to tone abbs?

Whats a good exercise to tone abbs?

Pilates: Pilates focuses on strengthening the core muscles, which are the abdominals. You should always any regimen under the guidance of an experienced trainer to avoid the risk of injuries. Weight training is also a good option. I would recommend both pilates and weight training and i can say from personal experience that they are effective. ...Read more

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Which is the quickest exercise to tone abs?

Which is the quickest exercise to tone abs?

Exercise your..: Abdominal muscles, including your obliques. Fewer, but more strenuous reps are better, whether than using a machine, or the floor! ...Read more