Cardio workouts are experiments that have heavy exercises which increase the heart rate 50% above the normal. They help in reducing weight, strengthen the heart muscles, increase lung capacity, increase energy, help the immune system, increase sleep quality, etc.
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Will cardio help in weight loss?
Query: Hi doctor, I have done twentyone day fix for about two years or so, on and off, and always got pretty good results. As I continued to do it this year, I noticed that I did not see results as I usually do, so I knew it was time to change my routine. I have been doing this no gym, no problem workout ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The main thing is, you have to be patient like you are doing cardio (aerobic exercise plus strength training). In the exercise prescription, you give more weightage on aerobic exercises like swimming, walking, jogging, and running five days per week, and strength traini... Read Full »
Can I gain flexibility in the body at 19 years of age?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old girl and I am very inflexible. I feel like an 80-year-old grandmother because of this reason. I know some boys and they are more flexible than me. I feel very ashamed of myself. I want to increase my flexibility. But even beginner-level exercise are found hard for me. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about flexibility. You can gain flexibility when you go for a good training methodology. Start your training with walking and slowly progress yourself by doing high-intensity workouts. You might need a good foam roller session at the end of the workout. You... Read Full »
I want to be fit, both physically and mentally. Is Keto diet the right choice?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. My main goal is to optimize my brain performance, thinking clearly, and no brain fog. I am trying to be shredded and working on overall body strength and abdominal muscles. I have been following a mixture of IF (intermediate fasting) and Keto diet for about... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You need to incorporate a vitamin D supplement. Your diet pattern and exercise are good, but I need a few more details like BMI (body mass index) to comment on any changes and to calcul... Read Full »
How often should I do my cardio workout in a week?
Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to lose stubborn fat around my midsection and thighs and tone up. My height is 5 feet 10 inches and I weigh about 226. I do strength training first for about an hour and then 30 minutes of walking (Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays). On Tuesday and Thursday, I do core work for ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the information which you have sent me. According to your height, your weight is comparatively high. Your normal weight should be at least 70 to 80 kg. Regarding your concern about cardio workout, whatever you are doing is well enough, but you ... Read Full »