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Why Do I Look Flabby After Exercising
1: After exercising, you should probably just drink fluids. Wait one hour before consuming any food, so that the body has a chance to calm down and assimilate the food you eat. The trick is to eat properly so that when you exercise, you burn fat and make muscle! ...Read more
Good question: Most trainers will recommend stretching before exercise. There was a recent study however that looked at stretching before exercise. It found the most injuries in patients who did not stretch regularly but did for the study and patients that do stretch regularly but not for the study. The ones who do not stretch and the ones who do and stuck to their routine were least injured. ...Read more
As soon as you want:
You can eat as soon as you can catch your breath. What to eat depends more on time of day and your goals of weight gain or loss. You may eat any of the foods that are healthful. See this site for more information.
http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/what-eat-before-during-after-exercise. ...Read more
May be you went beyond your level of capability
over doing can cause can cause low BP which is probable cause for the feeling. ...Read more
Gained 3-5 pounds after exercising for a month. Would i expect the same if i keep it up another month?
Encourage you: To consider taking measurements rather then weight. This is because you may be gaining muscle and losing fat - that would be a positive. However, because muscle weighs more than fat - you could actually gain weight initially. ...Read more
Hydrate, food, acid: You may be feeling sick to you stomach for a multitude of reasons. You may not have enough food in your system for the activity you are performing. Secondly, you may not be well hydrated which can also make you feel nauseous. Lastly, you may have an excess build up of Lactic Acid in your system from a tough workout and thus you need to refuel, rehydrate and rest. ...Read more
Shade, cool down: A key is drinking cool water since sweating is an attempt to reduce skin temperature and ingesting cool water not only rehydrates but helps lower temperature. Find some shade (or ac) and take a gentle walk about to ease your heart rate and temp lower gradually. ...Read more
More out < in, Yes!: Burning more calories than one takes in will certainly lead to weight loss. ...Read more
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I keep suffering with a lot of cartarh in the chest after exercising any thing i can do to stop this?Thanks
Is it better to workout in the morning or at night? Is it true your metabolism is sped up the 1st few hours after exercising?
I'm athlete,great shape. HR hovers in 140-150's for 20-25 min after exercising. HR Reaches 205-207 exercising. I'm hydrated.Why does it stay so high?
These heart rates: are unexpected in a trained athlete. Have they been confirmed electrocardiographically or is this a finger or pulse ox monitor giving you the readings? First confirm these high rates are "real" then if so seek evaluation as they may represent a treatable arrhythmia rather than normal for you. ...Read more
Ice/Ibubrofen.: Ice is mother nature's ibuprofen. Apply to achy areas when you first notice discomfort because it stops the swelling that leads to pain later. Ibuprofen(motrin and advil) or Naproxen (aleve) also reduce swelling after exercise. Never take these meds before exercising. You will not be aware of pain that is telling you to stop. Also these medicines thins blood so any bruising in muscle gets worse. ...Read more
Back pain: after exercise MAY be normal or it MAY indicate a problem. It any case, please see your doctor to find out what is going on. If all is well, ask a personal trainer at a gym for an exercise program that suits you. Your work out may be wrong for you and changing it may help. Peace and good health. Back pain is far too common. Please catch it now to prevent future issues. ...Read more
Soft tissue mass: A bulge in the thigh muscle could be several things. A history of trauma would suggest a fluid or blood collection from the local trauma (hematoma/bruise). A partial muscle tear/injury could also cause a local bulge as the injured site becomes engorged with increased blood flow with activity (would resolve w/ rest. A soft tissue mass/tumor could also cause a bulge. Orthopaedic evaluation needed. ...Read more
Urticaria!: Can be what is called cholinergic urticaria. Talk with your doctor about this. It may be simple circulatory dilation, which is common after exercise, but a visit to your doctor is in order. Take before and after pictures to your doctor, since i doubt you will not be exercising in the exam room! ...Read more
See dr. if frequent:
Coughing little bit of sputum tinged with blood is not uncommon and usually doesn't indicate serious condition.If you cough up blood frequently or cough up a lot of blood, must see doctor.Hemoptysis can result from many different underlying medical conditions.
Bronchitis, bronchiectsis, TB infection are some causes of hemoptysis. Exercise induced hemoptysis has been documented in elite athletes. ...Read more
Internal mechanism: When the body heats up, it trys to reset the internal temperature by sweating and releasing heat. Nothing to usually worry about. ...Read more
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Sometimes after exercising in the cold my skin itches, mostly on my egs that are exposed to the air. What causes this?
Rapid drying.: Evaporation is a cooling process. If you're sweating in cold weather it causes the skin to dry fast which can cause itchiness. ...Read more
What does my recovery hr tell me? My hr drops from 160 to 80 in 60 seconds when i sit down after exercising. Is this good?
Great: That is excellent. You must be in very good condition. ...Read more
After exercising i always do this like very hard weird cough that hurts my chest. Do you know what this can be? What do I do?
Exercise Asthma: Your cough may be caused from a condition called exercise induced asthma. You need to make an appointment with your family physician. A full medical history and complete examination needs to be done. Pulmonary function tests may be ordered or simply a trial of an inhaler to reduce the symptoms of the cough. ...Read more
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