What is Workout?

Category: Exercises


Generic name: Exercise

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health. It is performed for various reasons.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 2
Improve flexibility/strength 3 1
Fibromyalgia 2 1
Aggressive behavior 1 1
Anxious mood 1 0
Borderline personality disorder 1 0

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  • Slight
  • None
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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Workout

Side effect Patients
Soreness 1


Based on patients currently doing Workout

Dosage Patients
1 hr m,w,f 1


Currently doing Workout

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Workout

Jun 27, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr M,W,F
Advice & Tips: My exercise program is difficult to describe, as it is always changing. Many factors convinced me to finally become more active. I was already managing my MS quite well with diet alone, but I was weak. Interested in activities that required minimal or no physical activity. After some negative news from an MRI scan, my neurologist urged me to start exercising like they had done many times before. Around Christmas of 2011 I signed up for a PE class, that was ironically mostly online, to fulfill a general in my degree. I made a decision that now was the time to change my pathetic physique. I decided I would buy and Xbox with Kinect as an interactive exercise motivation. To my surprise that worked quite well. I quickly became interested in more challenging routines and more difficult activities. once my 7 week long online pe class was over I was confident that I knew enough to start weight training and doing self lead cardiovascular activities. Last month, may 2012 I took two more pe classes that were a few weeks long. This fulfilled my final pe requirements and helped solidify the methods that are most beneficial. Today I do an average of 30 or more min of cardio each day, and lift weights every other day. I do my best to use every muscle group and not ignore anything. Of course some days I do very little, but I always strive for more intensity each new week as I am interested in progressive improvement for the next 10 years or so. a few months ago I started keeping track of all my activity in a journal like composition book. I plan to continue this until I have reached my lofty goals. My distant goals include things such as: (100 proper push-ups in under 2 min, 3000 proper jumping jacks in under 50min, 25 proper pull-ups/chin-ups in under 1 min, Running a 6minute mile)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 20, 2010 (Started Oct 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I try and do at least a little of some type of exercise almost every day, even if it's just 5 mins. I started with very little, I am slowly working my way to adding more time. I can't do much as is but even the little I do has helped me SO MUCH!!!!! (along with my meds and supplements and a healthy diet). I have more energy, better sleep. I feel almost like a normal person. I"m still very limited in some ways, but in others I'm doing quite well.

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