Tag Info

New answers tagged

4

The only caveat I would offer, being a bit of a stairclimber myself, is to make sure your form is good, knees over your feet at all times, a good amount of your foot on the stair tread, that sort of thing. And at least trail one hand along the banister so you can grab it for support as necessary. Falling on stairs is no picnic and it's easy, especially when ...


3

Provided you have no underlying conditions that would make exercise harmful for you, I don't know why you'd have any problems. Perhaps just ensure you walk around for a couple of minutes before you tackle the 30 floors. As a bonus, in the event of a fire or other emergency you'll know those things like the back of your hand.


3

Increased cortisol (stress hormone). Elevated heart rate throughout the day. Decreased immune system functioning makes you more susceptible to injury and illness. Decreased metabolic rate. To get into a truly 'overtrained' state is quite hard to do. Make sure you are getting adequate calories and adequate rest if you are going to train that hard long term. ...


4

Ok, firstly you're dealing with the human body. You have several different paths to turn to when it comes to producing energy, but they boil down to three: ATP-PC Pathway Glycolytic Pathway Oxidative Pathway These energy systems all use and produce ATP (that's the main source of energy) in some way. To get ATP, they either break down: Carbohydrates ...


2

The medical term is (BFS) benign fasciculation syndrome. Loosely translated, that means "probably not serious muscle tremor". Here's a video of a man's calf muscle with BFS. Like most benign conditions, it's not extensively studied. Research (fortunately) tends to go where's the greatest need and unraveling the mysteries of a harmless eye twitch doesn't get ...


-1

If your carbohydrate intake is too low, your glycogen levels within your skeletal muscle could very well be depleted to the point where your protein stores (muscle) is being used for fuel. Even in a calorie deficit, you need some carbohydrates to fuel your activities. It is a real balancing act.


-1

Sounds like a muscle spasm. It is caused by dehydration, mineral depletion and/or electrolyte abnormalities. They typically subside on their own. If not, go see a doc.


-2

It's not really necessary but it's definitely recommend. It's quite important to cool down after exercising. I can't tell you an exact time you should wait since you should know when you're cooled down. Usually, I wait around 15 - 20 minutes before taking a bath or taking a shower. Exercising after eating? No, it's not advisable. If you're eating, your ...



Top 50 recent answers are included