Exercise And Fitness

Is Creatine Safe?

Is Creatine Safe?

Is Creatine Safe? Ask the experts Both of my sons lift weights and take creatine. Is it safe to take creatine supplements? Doctor’s response Creatine is a compound that has been shown to speed up recovery in adults after short (generally 10 seconds or less), […]

Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options

Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options

Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s more to choosing a gym than just a low membership cost or lots of fancy equipment. Get the answers to the following […]

Can You Target Specific Body Parts for Weight Loss?

Can You Target Specific Body Parts for Weight Loss?

Can You Target Specific Body Parts for Weight Loss? Ask the experts When you engage in an exercise like walking, why do you lose weight all over your body rather than in specific parts like the arms, thighs, and waist? Doctor’s response This is an […]

How Often Should I Change my Workout Routine?

How Often Should I Change my Workout Routine?

How Often Should I Change my Workout Routine? Ask the experts How often should I change my workout routine? Doctor’s response This is a frequently asked question. Currently, there are no research-based, standardized guidelines to follow, yet it is frequently reported that changing workouts will […]

Elliptical vs. Running

Elliptical vs. Running

Elliptical vs. Running Ask the experts Does using an elliptical machine at the gym burn more calories than running on the street? What about bike riding? Doctor’s response For the same level of perceived exertion (i.e., the work feels the same during both activities), running […]

What Exercises Can I Do at Home?

What Exercises Can I Do at Home?

What Exercises Can I Do at Home? Ask the experts I am 70 years old. In 2000, I fell and broke both ankles and my leg. I also have severe back problems. I would like to know what kind of exercises I could do at […]

How Do You Get Rid of Love Handles?

How Do You Get Rid of Love Handles?

How Do You Get Rid of Love Handles? Ask the experts Which exercises will help me get rid of my love handles? Doctor’s response Unfortunately, you cannot spot reduce or target a specific area of your body for fat reduction. It would be nice if […]

Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic Exercise 7 Most Effective Exercises Pictures Take the Exercise and Fitness Quiz! How to Build a Better Butt Slideshow Aerobic exercise facts Aerobic exercise is sometimes known as “cardio” — exercise that requires pumping of oxygenated blood by the heart to deliver oxygen to […]

How Much Water Should You Drink When You Exercise?

How Much Water Should You Drink When You Exercise?

How Much Water Should You Drink When You Exercise? Ask the experts My trainer is always telling me to stay hydrated. How much water should I drink when exercising? What will happen if I drink too much? Doctor’s response The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recommends […]

Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise

Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise

Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise By Regina Boyle WheelerHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Aug. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Along with aerobic and strength training, stretching is an important part of every workout routine. But many people make the mistake of skipping this […]