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Foam roller and massage ball
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You may want to select the type depending on your purpose such as Grid, For Physical Therapy, Half Roller, Stick, and Vibrating. Get 24 inch foam roller for your arms/legs and 36 inch for your back.

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Regain fitness for basketball after a long layoff
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I am not sure if you have any lab or rehabilitation center near you but if they have Anti-Gravity Treadmill you can try it. It reduces gravity so you don't have too much pressure on your knee and you ...

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Cardio/workout recovery: Potato chips v sports drink
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One of the difference between nutrients and sport drinks is that sport drinks are designed in such a way that most of them have approximately %6 Carbs which is the best rate of absorption by the ...

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Doing HIIT instead of longer workouts
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You can perform 3 consecutive HITT training sessions with no problem but you need to pay maximum attention to your diet and resting period for a good recovery for the next HITT session, otherwise you ...

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Is there a difference between consuming (BMR) calories and burning n calories vs. consuming (BMR-n) calories?
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Sure there is. Benefits of exercises are not only limited to instant energy ependiture but also recovery energy consumption after exercise (which will increase your total energy expenditure). In ...

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Correlation between Sweat and fat burning
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It is an indication that you are burning some calories but there is no definite relation between fat burning and sweating. You may sweat while you are burning fat or you may sweat while you are using ...

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How to calculate Calories in KCal from time and distance running
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Here you go. You just need to have avarage HR and time One of the more standard and most accurate ways to calculate the equation is to use the calorie expenditure formula below . It comes from the ...

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Recovery from different exercise types
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General rule is for HIIT 24 hours is enough to recover (dominantly;ATP, CP and Glycogen)but recovering from long distance running takes more time to recover because energy sources used in these type ...

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Can I do push ups being a vertigo patient?
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I could not find exercise induced vertigo specific to push ups. However, If someone has vestibular—inner ear— disorders , he/she often experiences problems with balance and position or movement-...

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Morning or evening exercise?
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If you don't have know medical problems (especially cardiac) you may exercise in the morning. This also make you burn more calories during the day. However, if you have cardiovascular problems you may ...

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Breathe with mouth open while jogging and running?
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The deal is that you will get more oxygen through your mouth for sure and you may have a chance to produce more energy depending on the type of exercise. However, if it is too hot or cold you may ...

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How quickly will my VO2 max fall off if I stop all exercise?
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The negative effect on VO2max due to detraining varies a bit with different studies, with losses ranging from 4-14% when training is stopped for less than 4 weeks [1-8]. Obviously, the longer the ...

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Boosting Testosterone with exercise?
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There is a myth that exercise increases the secretion of testosterone. In fact, short duration intense exercise increase testosterone level in the blood while long duration endurance type of exercises ...

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Hemoglobin levels and cardio capacity
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Q1. The iron supplementation in the nondeficient state does not improve performance. That is, taking more iron into the body will not increase your hgb level beyond what it was earlier. (Herbold NH, ...

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Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) values for exercises with rest
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OK. Let me start with that; the MET values are not 100% correct. It sometimes over or underestimates depending on the individual (lean body mass, age, sex etc.), but it is used widely. Yet, it can be ...

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migraine after work out
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Most of the migranes are hereditary. Biological states may cause increases in free fatty acids and blood lipids, increased platelet aggregation, decreased serotonin levels and increased prostaglandin ...

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Prevent or treat delayed onset muscle soreness
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It is a well answered question but I wanted to add extra information about DOMS here Muscle soreness may occur after an acute training session, especially resistance training. The soreness manifests ...

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Are there benefits of having Ashwagandha / Withania somnifera as pre-workout supplement?
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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) supplementation helps to have significant increases in muscle mass and strength and it is suggested to be taken twice a day, one right after you wake up and again one ...

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How to measure my Maximum Heart Rate with a stationary bike and a heart monitor?
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OK. I do not suggest you to try to get your MHR alone at home. Here is the list of protocols including cycle ergometer protocols in the link here To stay on the safe side you may try this formula. ...

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How can I tell if it is a cramp or tear?
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It look like a muscle cramp to me, but we have to wait one more day to tell if it was a cramp. If the pain goes away, then it is a cramp, if not, it might be a tear. Here is more info: What is a ...

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Training for using war bows
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Although it is in different language (may use google translate) in the link here there is a movie about training (pulling 92 lbs bow 57 Times) and pictures of different drills on bow training. You ...

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Maximum wattage of a fat cell
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Although it changes from person to person (weight), approximately 60-85% of maximal heart rate are accepted as fat burning zone. If you keep your intensity (lower is better) between above mentioned ...

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Do knee pads exist meant to protect your knees from falls?
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These are what I found on the net that may help you. knee support Top 10 Best Knee Braces For Running In 2016 Copper Knee Brace Active Athletes Knee Brace Support for Running Fitoby Knee Support ...

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Relation between upper body workout and wrist size
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Wrist and ankle size is more like genetic characteristics dependent besides as your bones and muscle grow the wrist size gets larger but limited. The is no hidden secret to make the wrist size bigger :...

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Gas out of lung while doing russian twists
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Do not worry about your lungs, they are completely normal. Punctured lungs is a very different clinical condition that needs to be operated. Clue: When you do the twist do not let the motion make the ...

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Do we need contiguous sleep for gains?
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You’ve likely heard of human growth hormone (HGH), a hormone that fuels muscle growth and recovery. Well, this hormone is released during sleep, particularly during deep sleep. This is a good brief ...

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What is the best posture (stand, sit, etc) to take when resting during intense training (such as for kickboxing)?
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It is little bit complicated but let me explain it from heart rate, blood pressure and energy expenditure point of view. During sitting body consume less energy and HR and blood pressure will be ...

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What is the safest wrist angle for pushing exercises?
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Here is a good article about biomechanical explanation of bench press with references at the end. To make the long story short; Grasp the barbell with an opposing thumb grip (thumbs wraps around the ...

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Eating before/after an evening workout?
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If you exercise with a full stomach you will have some digestion problems and it will bother you both during exercise and afterwards. Since most of the blood will be directed to your active muscle ...

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Can an active person eat more cholesterol?
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This would also be a good link Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack Also consider vLDL Total cholesterol - Total cholesterol is the sum of all the ...

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