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Board: Healthcare Professionals 03-19-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,085
Posted By titan38
Re: Interested in PT but....

Before you stress about getting accepted into a grad school, you should first feel out what opportunities and available in your area. Also, what is the likelihood you will make a substantial living....
Board: Weight Loss 04-24-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,017
Posted By titan38
Re: In desperate need of help. Just stopped my diet.

Now is a great time to incorporate an intense exercise program. Possibly 4-6 times a week. Be sure to incorporate weight resistance, along with cardio. As far as the diet, reduce the carbs and...
Board: Weight Loss 04-24-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,558
Posted By titan38
Re: Trouble Losing Weight.

Sometimes weight loss is more difficult with medical complications like thyroid. Have you considered that maybe your weight is not completely food related?
Board: Weight Loss 04-24-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By titan38
Re: Does this sound like a healthy diet to you?

Bread, pasta and rice are not simple carbs... they are complex carbs.
Board: Weight Loss 04-24-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,416
Posted By titan38
Re: Appetite suppressants?

Many of the foods you eat are causing you to crave. Try cutting back on your sweets and breads.
Board: Weight Loss 04-24-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,568
Posted By titan38
Re: 20lb in two weeks?

Are you taking any type of medication? Rapid weight loss should not increase your heart rate because most of what you have lost is just water. It sounds like something your taking that is causing...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 04-24-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,615
Posted By titan38
Re: How can I reduce eating between meals?

It's not that you are eating before lunch, that is actually a good thing, as it would cause you to eat less during lunch. It's what you eat. If you are eating fruit or a slice of some sort of...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 04-24-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,809
Posted By titan38
Re: A Couple of Basic Questions about Nutrition

Maybe I missed it, but what is your question?
Board: Diet & Nutrition 04-24-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,574
Posted By titan38
Re: How do I increase my weight and fat?

You need to increase your caloric intake.
Board: General Health 04-24-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,923
Posted By titan38
Re: Neck pain sore throat head pressure

Could be stress or depression?
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-17-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,725
Posted By titan38
Re: Am I shedding sodium in cardio workout

Sweating does not 'ease' the work of your kidneys. Your kidneys function to excrete waste products. When you sweat, you lose 'essential' electrolytes that need to be replenished. They are not...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-17-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,077
Posted By titan38
Re: How many calories should I be eating?

At your age, I would not receommend counting your calories. I would, instead, focus on eating 3-4 times a day. Eat smart and drink tons of water and you should be fine.
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-17-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By titan38
Re: Daily Potassium

A banana, which should suffice, would be about the same cost as a daily dosage of a high quality supplement.
Board: Urology 02-17-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By titan38
Re: Caffeine bothering bladder

Coffee does have a diuretic effect and so that could be why. Or it could be like those annoying Flowmax commercials... "Tom kept going and going and going..."
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-17-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,779
Posted By titan38
Re: Canned beans - Are they bad.

Many people eat them for the carbs, but many beans contain almost as much protein. They are an interesting food.

As far as sodium, you should buy the bagged kind and just boil them yourself. They...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,417
Posted By titan38
Re: Horrible diet for children

The fact that it isn't healthy isn't the issue. No one who eats this way does so because they are concerned with their health. It's about self-indulgence, cost, time and convenience above all. Health...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,695
Posted By titan38
Re: skim milk vs fat free milk

There are essentially the same. Skim milk must contain less than .5% fat.
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,509
Posted By titan38
Re: Chia seeds (not from chia pet)

What have you heard are the benefits?
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,082
Posted By titan38
Re: amino acids question

There are roughly 20 aminos and no food contains all of them. Eggs are probably the closest to a perfect protein as you can get. Each protein is rated by either the BV (biological value) or the PDCAA...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,947
Posted By titan38
Re: Juice at dinner

Yes. You are basically just drinking sugar for dinner.
Board: Diet & Nutrition 02-09-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,134
Posted By titan38
Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

It's going to depend on how many servings a week you are talking about. Generally speaking, the idea is to lower or eliminate your sat fats and moderate your unsats.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-27-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 19,238
Posted By titan38
Re: injured muscle? firm lump in abdomen?

That sounds weird but I guess as long as it doesn't require surgery that's the best news of all.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-27-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,751
Posted By titan38
Re: Should I be exercising more than this?

If you are getting impressive results, why consider doing more?
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-27-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,477
Posted By titan38
Re: Fitness Boot Camp

I don't know if "necessary" is an appropriate term. It just depends on who you are and what you need. Some people need to work out outdoors or need a change in venue, others like to incorporate a...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-27-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By titan38
Re: new to exercising in gym

It's almost impossible to design a smart plan based on the limited information you have provided. You may need to hire a trainer for a few sessions so that you can get a personalized program that...
Board: Teen Health 01-11-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,928
Posted By titan38
Re: Wrist pain?

Overtime, you may develop mild arthritis. You should increase your water intake and reduce the "cracking" down to zero times a day as your wrist slowly recovers and returns to normal. If you are...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-11-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,611
Posted By titan38
Re: torn quad muscle

You need to ice it (if there is swelling) and rest for 6 weeks. You experienced a second degree strain.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-11-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By titan38
Re: Zero exercise to running 8 miles in 3 months!

You are correct, he should back off and re-adjust his stategy.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-11-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By titan38
Re: Target Heart Rate during Exercise

The reason it is so broad is because it is not a science. Those numbers are just a guideline for you. Only you will know what is best for you and you will only know it by actually exercising within...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-11-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By titan38
Re: Eating/Drinking After Exercise

The water intake only really matters after the first 30 minutes or so. You do not necessarily need to eat before you workout, unless you feel dizzy during the workout. Plain water will suffice.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-11-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,810
Posted By titan38
Re: Would too much exercise make you sleepy?

You are over training, possibly, and yes it can make you tired (or sleepy). Your body needs more time to recoup and that is probably why you are more "sleepy" than normal. Take a week off and see if...
Board: Weight Loss 12-15-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,466
Posted By titan38
Re: Success Stories with Alli?

It's a ggod program. It works because it binds itself to gastric and pancreatic lipases, which is what blocks the metabolism of consumed fat. Don't be fooled though, Alli is not an appetite...
Board: Weight Loss 12-15-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,271
Posted By titan38
Re: 400 calorie diet...

Too little. Eat more.
Board: Weight Loss 12-15-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,538
Posted By titan38
Re: Exercise not doing a thing

It is never the exericise. It is always the individual performing it. You need to increase your intensity and change your attitude or not only will you not see results but you won't deserve to see...
Board: Weight Loss 12-15-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,929
Posted By titan38
Re: My daily meal plan- feedback please

This is a pretty good food stategy. Possibly cut out another 150 calories to help tie up some lose strings.
Board: Weight Loss 12-15-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,851
Posted By titan38
Re: i need to lose some weight

Cutting back on your "snacking" isn't going to be enough. You need to cut more calories from your diet and start doing cardio everyday.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 12-15-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,351
Posted By titan38
Re: Bodybuilding anxiety/obsession?

That is actually pretty typical. Because you are so focused on your body, thinking about it, staring at it and watching it perform reps, it is very difficult for you to notice the changes. You should...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-15-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,270
Posted By titan38
Re: Flat Belly Diet?

Let us know how your food turns out and if the receipes are any good. I wouldn't mind adding some variety to my diet too!
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-15-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,807
Posted By titan38
Re: Natural Diet Sodas?

One per day is not bad. It may be worth considering if you consumed three or more a day.... you aren't are you?
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-15-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,840
Posted By titan38
Re: apple cider vinegar

If it is something you wish to incorporate into your regimine, it will have to be on a daily basis for it to work.
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-15-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,168
Posted By titan38
Re: Serving sizes and eating more in one sitting..how important?

What type of food are you regering to? In general, it is o.k. to eat multiple servings of heathy foods (i.e. vegetables, grains, fiber) in one sitting, unless you are on a calorie restricted diet.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 10-13-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,375
Posted By titan38
Re: I want to be toned!

You need to focus on a few things. You need to figure out how many calories you currently consume (daily average), then manipulate that figure so that you are incorporating a macro ratio of 35-45-20...
Board: Healthcare Professionals 10-13-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,973
Posted By titan38
Re: certified nurse assistant vs. physicians assistant

This is an excellent question. Anyone?
Board: Healthcare Professionals 10-13-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,933
Posted By titan38
Re: NHE Certification Personal Trainer Program?

I used to believe ACSM was the best program out there but after doing some intense research on NHE, I'm not sure which is better. I like them both.
Board: Healthcare Professionals 10-13-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,797
Posted By titan38
Re: Tattoo and drug screening

That is not likely. They know what to look for and tattoo ink isn't going to raise any red flags.
Board: Healthcare Professionals 10-13-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,933
Posted By titan38
Re: NHE Certification Personal Trainer Program?

Much harder. ACE is generaly for non college graduates so it's simplier. NHE is more for college graduates and so their exams are much more chalenging. The NHE program is a better certification.
Board: Healthcare Professionals 10-13-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,662
Posted By titan38
Re: Going Back to School

I guess it would depend on what type of classes you are interested in taking. Also, you want to make sure that which ever school you choose, is accepted by the employers you wish to work for. There...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 10-12-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By titan38
Re: Max Bench Press

This is a bit overly cautious. You should never try your MAX without a spotter, but you can lift by yourself as long as it is 70 percent max and under.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 10-12-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By titan38
Re: Backpain

You could be dehydrated. Drink alot more water and see if that helps.
Board: Exercise & Fitness 10-12-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,890
Posted By titan38
Re: problem from big hips!!!

You have to reduce what you eat, on a daily basis. Cut back on everything and eventually you will lose weight.
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