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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I have been into Professionals Sports for 10 yrs
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   However gave up at the age of 21 & have a pretty sedentary life styls for 5 yrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Coz of this I have put on weight & now with some exercising too I dont pull down much
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Esp my concern is fat esp on the stomach area
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   rest I am in shape & continue playing without any fitness worries
User :   Could you help me with the reasons & how I can get rid off the fat with good nutrition & exercising?
Doctor :   May I know your age please ?
User :   I am 29
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The distribution of obesity in males is called Central obesity where it gets deposited in abdomen.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   And is very common these days with the reasons that you have mentioned
User :   right
Doctor :   For this you need to specifically exercise for yuor abs
User :   ok
Doctor :   And you need special training for decrease in the fat in the abdomen.
User :   any specific exercises you recommend?
Doctor :   May I know your height and weight ?
User :   height is 160 cms - 5 ft 4 inches
User :   Weight is 61
Doctor :   That seems to be almost perfect, may be a bit 2/3 kgs over, no issues
User :   yes
User :   ideally it shud be 58 i guess
User :   its just the abdominal fat that worries me, esp since it lowers speed when playing a sport
Doctor :   How about your waist diameter?
User :   30
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   That seems to look fine , except for if you want to have very flat abs .
User :   No No :)
User :   Not that I am looking for flat abs
Doctor :   I would advise some special exrcises : User :   but the fat is a bit worrying
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I wanna play sports for another 5-6 years at least :)
User :   Please do
Doctor :   1. You need to spend at least 30 mins a day fro floor execrises
User :   ok
User :   Floor Exercises - any specfic exercises u recommend?
Doctor :   2. there are different types of these exercises like A.cycling on floor , B.raising alternate legs to 30 degrees and 6o degrees, C. Raising both legs to 45 degrees
User :   ok got those
Doctor :   3. Raising yourself to touch your toes -ab exrecises , just take care you dont hurt your back - keep a pillow undreneath your spine
Doctor :   4. Yogasnas like namaskars at least 10 everyday
User :   ok
Doctor :   5. Padhasthasana, Paschomotanasana,Chakrasana and Ardhakatichakrasana ,Ardhachakrasana are the most recommended for Your good self.
User :   Ok
User :   Honestly, I am not familiar with Asan but will find out from Web.
Doctor :   I would advise a fitness trainer or a yoga master can help you better
User :   Ohk
User :   Does your org have any contacts -I would like speaking to one of them
Doctor :   I can ask the customer care team to get back to you on that with a detailed mail on all the details and phone no.s of them and if you want they can get an appointment for you.
User :   Yes, please
User :   I would really love to
Doctor :   I shall inform them on this right away.
User :   Thanks!
User :   Can I expect a call from them? Or do I call them?
Doctor :   Do you want any thing else from my side ?
Doctor :   They shall call you back .
User :   Sure, thanks!
User :   It was a pleasure speaking to you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
User :   Really helpful :)
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now
User :   Bye! :)
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