Foot numbness or tingling after exercise is a common reason for referral to a sports medicine specialist, according to Dr. Russell O’Connor on Ecay Business. This condition can be caused by several things, including muscle and nerve conditions as well as other medical conditions, such as diabetes and central nervous system disorders.Continue Reading
Foot tingling or numbness with exercise is common for athletes and casual exercisers, according to JillianMichaels.com. One possible cause is footwear that is too tight or uncomfortable during exercise. Shoes that are too narrow or short in the box section are particularly common culprits of a numb sensation during or after exercise. Diabetes is also commonly associated with foot numbness during exercise or long periods of standing. The illness causes nerve damage, known as a condition called neuropathy, which results in numbness and tingling of the extremities.
Fluid buildup or swelling sometimes occurs within one of more of the body's muscle compartments during exercise, according to JillianMichaels.com. This phenomenon is called compartment syndrome. Although compartment syndrome is more common in the arms and lower legs, it often manifests in the toes as well. This can be a symptom of trauma from a stress injury or repetitive exercise, and it may require a change in workout regime to correct.Learn more about Exercise
Attending aerobic, tai chi or yoga classes, dancing to music, walking, and playing sports, such as volleyball, tennis, golf or ping pong are good exercises that challenge motor planning in individuals with Parkinson's disease, according to the Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center. Doctors also recommend stepping over obstacles.Full Answer >
The best options for senior exercise include walking, yoga, swimming and water aerobics. As always, it's best to consult a doctor before beginning any new exercise program.Full Answer >
According to the BBC, the pulse rate increases after exercise because exercise increases the need for energy in the body, which in turn increases the need for food and oxygen. The breathing rate also speeds up during and after exercise to help transport oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide.Full Answer >
A rep is the completion of an exercise, while a set is composed of one or more reps, or repetitions. A rep is one sit-up, one lunge or one arm curl. A set is a series of reps, performed continuously, ending with a rest period.Full Answer >