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The trick is to use a weight that is not too heavy (you don't want to be doing single reps) or too light (you want to be stimulating the muscles, not just your aerobic capacity). It's a fine balance. Thrusters are awesome for this. Any full-body movement that can be repeated reasonably quickly. Dumbell or kettlebell snatch comes to mind. Something simpler ...


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Resistance training is not effective in weight loss or body fat reduction without dietary modification. The best outcomes for weight loss and body fat reduction come from dietary modification. Physical Activity is most useful for weight management and preventing weight regain and maintaining body weight after weight loss. Physical Activity will promote ...


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I'm going to grade my recommendations by how deep your caloric cut is, because that affects what you can safely do. In general you will find that the larger the muscle group involved, the more calories expended in doing the exercise. I am assuming the OP is in generally good health and only has to worry about a few extra pounds. Also, my body fat ...


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All exercises have an element of both cardio and strength. What differentiates them is how much resistance is used (or can be used) and how much of it you do. A one-rep-maximum bench press is extremely 'strengthy' even though you'll probably break a sweat in the few seconds it takes to execute. Walking, despite being one of the easiest forms of exercise, is ...


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Yea Allyson! You are young and have already started getting on the right track. You write that you have "got a lot of physical problems to overcome" so make sure that you have cleared anything that you need to clear with your doctor. This question/answer about getting back in shape will give you some good steps to take that includes cardio, postural or ...


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I agree with arober11, swimming is a good exercise, especially when you are "a little over" and because you "can barely move your legs or stand", it is very joint-friendly and of course it also trains many muscle-groups at the same time. I would also recommend you to do a litte strenght workout, even it is only once or twice a week --> you don't have to do ...


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Swimming is a good general exercise, as it will work most of your muscle groups, but if you just want to work your core try a combination of: Squats, Planking, and a few Crunch variations.


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Sweating helps detox sodium overload. I've been told by many athletic trainers that when eating too much sodium, which is common for a lot of people, it can not be released out of the body other than through sweat. If you do not go out on a sweaty workout after eating too much sodium, you will become bloated due to the fact that people believe drinking water ...


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Yes , Tae bo is good enough to keep your cardio up. Overview: Taebo exercise is a whole body fitness exercise that mixes martial arts moves such as kicks and punches. What Are the Benefits of a Blanks Taebo Workout? The workouts are high impact which is more stressful on muscles and joints than a low impact routine, although they burn significantly more ...


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At its simplest: Anaerobic - Without Oxygen (Air) Aerobic - With Oxygen (Air) It's a bit more involved than that, as in this context we're talking about the conversion of chemical energy (Fat, Sugars, ATP, PCr) into kinetic (movement in your muscles), but essentially Anaerobic phase involves the conversion of ATP and PCr in your tissues into energy (your ...



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