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Absolutely. Cardio exercise, including aerobics, is one of the best things you can do to lose belly fat and fat anywhere. Strive for 30 minutes of...
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Two ultrasound studies of women who exercised their vaginal muscles did find that their muscles were thicker and stronger after pelvic floor muscle...
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Although HDL levels are genetically linked, and tend to be lower in males, there are some things you can do to help increase your levels.  Here...
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Normally, insulin is released from the pancreas when the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood increases, such as after eating. Insulin stimulates...
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Everything I have read says cold.  If there is tissue damage, the cold constricts blood flow, which reduces spread of cellular components which...
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The goal should not be to lower your metabolism, but to start feeding yourself better and reap the benefits of activity, which can result in...
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Maybe you could start with smaller bouts of exercise instead of 50 minutes.  Start walking for 5 minutes per day and as you feel stronger...
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It is never too late! I am a male, and at 57 I was 50lbs over weight and hadn't done anything like exercise in more than 10 years. I got tired of...
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This is very common during exercise, particularly during walking, and especially so when it gets hot and humid. Fluid tends to accumulate in the...
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If you mean prevent muscular cramps that occur in the abdominal muscles while doing exercises like crunches and situps, the answer is not always...
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This depends on a few things.  If you exercise first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon, you could quickly follow up with a...
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Deciding to exercise while you’re sick can depend a lot on your illness and your symptoms. To be honest, the answer to your question often depends on...
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Heart rate reserveYour heart beat rises during aerobic exercise. It can rise from 70 beats per minutes (bpm) at rest to as high as 170 bpm or even...
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Exercise is a lifetime commitment. Regardless of your weight, you should exercise at least three to four times per week for 20 to 40 minutes each...
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Exercise is very important in managing type 2 diabetes. Combining diet, exercise, and medicine (when prescribed) will help control your weight and...
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