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As a competitive rower, I think I can answer your question. I’m required to use an indoor rower in the “off-season” to improve my cardio fitness. There are several factors to consider when selecting a rowing machine (also Ergometer, or, “erg”). I’ll highlight what you should consider in making your decision and provide my recommendation (I have no ...


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I had a slightly similar situation to yours in that I traveled around a developing nation for a couple of years without access to any form of gym equipment. In short, I would try to do something like this: Gym Days Do full body barbell strength training. One day do squats, overhead press, and deadlifts. The other day, do squats, bench press, and power ...


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If I were at the gym twice a week and working out at home one or more times a week, I'd focus my gym time on big strength exercises and my home workouts on mobility and bodyweight moves. For instance, one template might be: Gym: squat, pull-ups Home workout: Yoga (following a video if you have never been to class), burpees Gym: deadlift, overhead press ...


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The harm would be found in a lack of support for parts of your body (or another person's body) that needs support and doesn't benefit from getting tossed about as you run. Chafing is another issue, and a lot of runners will wear bandaids over their nipples to prevent bleeding and broken skin. A lot of folks with big legs wear slick shorts that cover at ...


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The best "exercise" for your eyes is a 5-mins break: as often as you can. Here is a simple experiment you can do to better understand what it means for your eyes to focus on a screen for a long time. So, while you are looking a movie, raise your hand parallel to the floor and keep it like that during the movie. How many minutes could you resist? Now realize ...


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I share the same profession as you and have the same concerns. My advice would be to avoid computer eye strain by taking frequent breaks from the screen. I’ve been advised to get up from the pc every twenty minutes, or so. Frequent breaks give your eyes a chance to relax and reduces the strain. I’ve found that setting a regular schedule for breaks helps ...


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The Flex counts changes in voltages in its internal gyroscope, as an old mechanical pedometer counted swings of a pendulum, to identify movement events. These voltage changes are triggered by a physical change in the gadgets orientation. So if you're stood holding on to a bar or with your arms hanging for the hour there will very few orientation changes for ...


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I agree with above answers that there no way to target belly fat. But four keys that control stomach fat are exercise, diet, sleep, and stress management. With a regular routine exercises such as walking, jogging and other cardio exercises, approximately 20 minutes per day. With a proper and balanced diet, a good sleep and a decrease of stress in your life ...



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