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comment How does a bosu ball theoretically work for rehabilitation?
@chrisjee you are welcome.
May
15
comment Exercises for hump at the back of the neck
Have your doctor check it out. As @Sean says there may be medical reasons for a it. If it turns out to be postural, here are some posture related exercises.
May
15
comment Is slow-paced cardio enough?
This question/answer may help to give you the kind of info you are looking for re exercise recommendations. It includes links to the Borg perceived exertion scale and the Karvonen Formula to calculate your target heart rate. These will help you assess your workout levels. You may also be interested in pool running which allows for HIIT without bothering knees.
May
14
comment Which exercise program is better for fat loss?
The x in p90x stands for extreme so if you have "never done any exercise before" you may want to consider p90 without the x. Other programs you may consider. Also, check out some previous q/a: Losing fat, Losing weight
May
7
comment Training to regain monkey bar ability without hurting shoulders
You may also want to check out fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/12323/… for more shoulder info.
May
7
comment developing calf and hip flexor flexibility
@Eric, thanks and yes it is a good stretch, but you mention "daily" which is also key. (And I will add that to the answer - thanks.)
May
2
comment slouched shoulders get better when i open my hands
I asked because when you open your palms and "roll your thumbs out" away from your body, it tends to bring your scapula (shoulder blades) down and back which opens up the chest. But otherwise I don't know why opening the palms without correcting the scapula makes a difference. In addition to the answer you got, you may get some helpful exercises for posture from this question/answer.
May
1
comment Endurance activities and carbohydrates: when are they needed
I don't have the expertise to answer your question directly, but I think you might find, "The Art and Science to Low Carbohydrate Performance" helpful and informative. They point out that with keto-adaptation "carbs can be reduced to an optional nutrient for athletes" as the body stores about 2000kcal of carbs compared to >40,000 kcal of fat. They also discuss the use of VESPA, a fat burning fuel catalyst useful for prolonged events. (Note - the link to the book is from our site's amazon store.)
Apr
30
comment Weight Loss with Hyperthyroidism
Have you worked with a registered dietician to address your diet? Given that you have hyperthyroidism you should have individualized diet instruction imo.
Apr
28
comment slouched shoulders get better when i open my hands
When you open your palms are your palms facing forwards or backwards?
Apr
16
comment Cat -Cow Stretch
I agree with @rrirower to see a physio who will direct you in your exercises esp. since it does not come naturally to you. One session with a physio will probably save you time and give you better results in the long run. They will evaluate tight muscles, joint limitations and muscle weakness to give you a specific program.
Apr
1
comment Can't sleep at night after workout
@AlexG did you check out your chest pain with your doctor? Different problems can cause chest pain and only your doctor can diagnose it for you.
Mar
16
comment Flexibility exercises for better posture
You can check out the stretches in this posture q/a. You may also like to lay on yoga foam roll.
Mar
13
comment Increasing ankle (dorsiflexion) mobility
This q/a should have some helpful info for you.
Mar
5
comment Should I go run slowly or not at all
If you are "very thin" and your goal is "to become bigger and fat" I'm not sure that running will help you achieve that goal without adding resistance or weight training and diet.
Mar
4
comment How to keep track of muscle vs fat ratio
How to calculate Body Fat %
Feb
22
comment Taping the back for good posture
While taping or strapping may be a temporary help, correcting your posture using exercise is better for the long term.
Feb
15
comment Does weighlifting have the same benefits as HIIT?
HIIT is not just about sprinting. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Many exercise programs can performed with High Intensity Intervals, whether it is spinting, cycling, swimming, boxing or circuit training. This q/a may give you additional HIIT info.
Feb
12
comment Cycling speed and fitness
Sorry, I can't be of any help as this is beyond my knowledge and probably beyond the scope of the site. There are monitored cardiac exercise programs that would let you know what you can do safely. At the very least I would use a heart rate monitor to see what "pushing" yourself looks like on your heart rate. Good luck.
Feb
12
comment Cycling speed and fitness
Are you using a heart rate monitor and has your doctor given you target heart rate ranges and cleared you for training?