group of four muscles that make up the front of the thigh.
Quads straighten the knee. Keeping them strong can help ward
off knee injuries
Loss: As the body metabolizes fat during rapid weight loss,
it causes the liver to secrete extra cholesterol into bile,
which can cause gallstones.
Rating of Perceived
Exertion RPE:The level of effort you feel you are putting
into an activity. The Borg scale is a rating scale that helps
you describe how hard you feel you are working in terms of
a number from 6 to 20. Lower numbers on the scale are used
to describe a lower level of effort, and higher numbers mean
you are working harder.
daily allowance) the amounts of energy and selected nutrients
considered adequate to meet the nutrient needs of practically
all healthy people
daily intakes) food labeling values for protein, vitamins
and minerals based on population- adjusted means of the rda.
A simple target that can be met to encourage further
good observance of a dietary plan.
muscle extending the entire length of the abdomen, from the
lower 3 ribs to the top of the pubic bone (below the navel).
Works to keep you upright and lets you bend at the waist.
Strengthening this muscle can help prevent lower back pain
A bicycle on which you sit in a reclined position with your
back supported and your feet out in front. It can be an indoor,
stationary-type or a moving, outdoor-style bike. It works
the buttocks and hamstrings more than upright bicycles, and
unlike uprights, supports the back
Renal: a term that means having
something to do with the kidneys.
Renal Threshold: the blood
glucose level above which glucose spills into the urine.
A term used most often in resistance exercises or weight
lifting. A single movement, as in doing one squat (going down
and then going back up would be one rep). A certain number
of reps will equal a set
Resistance or Weight
Training: Activities specifically designed to build
muscle and increase strength. Strength training also helps
to maintain the amount of bone in the body and can help maintain
and Boots: Foam buoyancy devices placed on the ankles
and/or wrists to create extra resistance for water aerobics
and water running. Can increase workout intensity up to 5
Resting Heart Rate
RHR:Amount of times your heart beats per minute while
you are at rest. For most accurate results, the RHR should
be taken in the morning before getting out of bed.
Retinopathy: damage to the
retina of the eye.
muscles that pull your shoulder blades inward. They attach
to the vertebrae at the base of the neck and go diagonally
to the inside edges of the shoulder blades
for rest, ice, compression and elevation. The formula for
treating injuries such as sprains. When in doubt, call your
side effects of medical procedure. Specific to bariatric surgery,
risk-complications include (but are not limited to) dumping
syndrome, nausea, heartburn, vomiting, and leakage.
known as gastric bypass and gastric bypass surgery. A bariatric
surgery in which surgeons 1.) Divide a patient's stomach into
a smaller pouch and, 2.) Re-route the intestine to effect