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an alternative exercise for barbell upright rows

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Eval: Pain for a year at your age deserves further evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon. At least an xr & possibly an MRI or ultrasound would be helpful to ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Anything possible: See an orthopedist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
28 years experience Bariatrics
Other options: One good option is isotonic exercise (pushing against a closed door). Any exercise specialist can give you more info on this or get a book at the libr ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Both: Both will cause your rate to increase which leads to good aerobic activity.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Different: As one isn't necessarily better than the other. They serve different purposes and ideally you would incorporate both resistance training along withe a ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Creighton
32 years experience Podiatry
Both, but...: You should approach weightlifting & body weight movements in a high intensity interval training (hiit) manner. Keep the reps high (15-20) and limit r ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Just different: Both are beneficial for weight training. Dumbbells allow greater range of motion and require the use of accessory muscles more. Barbells are more r ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Amount of exercise: Start slow and combine, aerobic, strength and flexibility. Start with three exercises per day at at least 12 reps and add additional exercise every fe ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
Hybrid probably: With back conditioning exercise, any bike design could work. To start out, hybrid or recumbent bikes are likely more ergonomic; you may switch to road ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
Yes!: Running is probably the most effective way to lose weight when combined with dieting. Beware of bad knees!
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Tough: Great question. The pilates chair is great for allowing stretching of your lower leg mucles with is very important. The bike however will provide fo ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sort of the same: But not really. Heart rate elevation can be the same, with the presumed heart exercise. But while legs are moving on stationary bike, the rest if you ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Both can be!: Find an activity program that you enjoy with either! get a heart rate monitor to see which raises your heart rate the most, and you can enjoy. I hav ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise: Depending on your specific goals, any kind or form of exercise is good for your health. Jogging generally an aerobic activity and will major benefits ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Squats: with your back flat against a wall.Do sets of 10 and add 1 set/week.Straight leg raising .
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tushar Patel
25 years experience Radiology
Bodyweight exercises: Pullups, pushups, and bodyweight squats when performed with proper technique are excellent exercises. You can learn more at this site: http://www.Al ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably pilates: Pilates requires greater use of core muscles because it is more work-out based as opposed to yoga which is more meditation based.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
27 years experience Cardiology
All: Both machines are designed to improve physical fitness but with less physical impact in knees and hips. You should use whatever you feel comfortable w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Greater weight: The barbell will allow you to lift more weight, but start with a dumbbells until you can press a barbell using good form.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
@ home with these-: -R Ur only pieces of equipment , U can strengthen Ur upper body muscles which R needed 4 wrestling . But U should work on balance and lower body as we ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Valsalva pressure: Whenever one holds a breath and strains down to defecate, urinate or lift weights, the suspended pelvic organs tend to do a "deep dive" towards the fl ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Yes: Anything that promotes physical fitness in MS is beneficial. Avoid overexertion as overheating can worsen MS symptoms. If you are not taking Ampyra, ( ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cardio: Both are good for cardio. It really depends upon how much you push yourself, your heart rate, the machine resistance, and your effort.

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