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Are exercise routines like - pushups, pullsits, situps and squats considered vigorous exercises?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: They can be

All would depend on the pace you do them...

In brief: They can be

All would depend on the pace you do them...
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Depends . . .

If you do your calisthenics at a slow pace & rest frequently in between, then no, it's not vigorous.
But if you put lots of effort into each w/o resting (much) btwn sets, then yes, it would be vigorous. Check out http://goo.gl/YrR0kO, http://goo.gl/3qRi1T & http://goo.gl/VN4564 for some exercise routine ideas.

In brief: Depends . . .

If you do your calisthenics at a slow pace & rest frequently in between, then no, it's not vigorous.
But if you put lots of effort into each w/o resting (much) btwn sets, then yes, it would be vigorous. Check out http://goo.gl/YrR0kO, http://goo.gl/3qRi1T & http://goo.gl/VN4564 for some exercise routine ideas.
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