July 5, 2019

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Maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best. It can also improve your posture and decrease some common discomforts like backaches and fatigue. There is evidence that it may prevent gestational diabetes...

July 5, 2019

A: Results  of long term studies with healthy humans between the age 21 and 39 have shown that after 6 weeks, the people who stretch thirty seconds per muscle every day were able to increase their mobility more than the people that stretched fifteen seconds per muscle...

June 4, 2019

Exercising an arthritic knee may seem counterintuitive, but regular exercise can actually lessen — and even relieve — arthritis pain and other symptoms, such as stiffness and swelling.There are several reasons to exercise with knee arthritis

1) Exercise maintains t...

June 4, 2019

Prolonged immobilization is associated with muscle weakness because of disuse. However, those wearing ankle braces are not immobilized, and generally only wear braces during their sport. There is no evidence that ankle muscles are weaker after wearing an ankle brace du...

June 29, 2018

A: Not necessarily. "If the symptoms are above the neck, like a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, or sore throat, exercising should pose little or no risk," says Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, chief science officer for the American Council on Exercise in San Diego. "In fact, mil...

June 29, 2018

A: If running 5 km is your aim and you have poor cardio fitness, the first thing you need to do is cast out any doubt you might have of yourself. Don’t say you are going to try for 5km, say you are going to do it. Running has a lot to do with mindset. Second of all, yo...

February 8, 2018

The basic way to calculate your maximum heart rate is to subtract your age from 220. For example, if you're 45 years old, subtract 45 from 220 to get a maximum heart rate of 175. This is the maximum number of times your heart should beat per minute during exercise.

Once...

February 8, 2018

A study (Lauersen JB, 2013) compared strength training. proprioceptive training and stretching in terms of their ability to prevent future musculoskeletal injury.

Results showed that stretching was not found to be beneficial (before or after exercise) for injury prevent...