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Does walking daily causes knee joint damage?

Now a days, doctors suggest to do brisk walk atleast 30 minutes daily, but I have seen few older people who undergone knee surgeries which I think is because of walking more than others. If it is not ...
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Can isometric exercises preserve independence in seniors with hip fractures?

Can isometric exercises preserve independence in seniors with hip fractures? When a senior person has a hip fracture, there's less than 50% chance of recovery to a pre-fracture level of function. You'...
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Has my history of body building made me permanently stronger? (Despite quitting years ago)

From the age of 16-19, I went to the gym 6 days a week, ate and slept well and was in excellent physical fitness. Now I am 24, haven't worked out in 5 years, and have a terrible sleeping pattern (4-7 ...
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How to get six packs by doing exercise at home?

I'm a lazy person . But I want to build my body up , without going to the gym . Suggest me some good exercise routine to get those six packs ...
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Which kind of muscle has greatest resting metabolic rate; big muscle, or strong muscle?

Due to scientific reports it is held that muscles have an important affect on fat burn, but would the rate be different to big, and to strong muscles? In other words, which type of muscle burn most ...
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What causes myalgia after strength training?

You can get muscle pain 24 hours after strength training. As far as I know, this is caused by some cracks in the muscle. Pain is often caused or initiated by inflammation, by which some enzymes and ...
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Wide pushups vs narrow - what are the outcomes?

I wonder whats the difference of outcome (in like 6 months) if a person does wide pushups vs narrow ones? Whats the outcome of the size of chest (and triceps), strength etc.