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Doctor insights on: 12 Week Cycling Training Program

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What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting resistance/core/weight training program if diet remains same. Losing wt b4 now gain?

What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting resistance/core/weight training program if diet remains same. Losing wt b4 now gain?

Many variables : Not knowing your current weight, dietary macronutrient ratio, caloric intake, genetics or hormone ratios (very important in a 56 year old). It is common for resistance training to halt weight loss and in many cases to increase weight gain given the effects of resistance training on Insulin sensitivity and muscle development. See a nutritionist, sports physiologist or a sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting weight training program if diet remains same? Muscle weighs more than fat....

Weighs the same: A pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle. Fat is less dense, takes up more space. As you get leaner, clothes tend to get looser, even at the same weight. Add muscle mass to that and clothes may get snug, e.g. Broader shoulders, bigger biceps. Want weight gain? Will need to increase calories in, and/or decrease calories out. ...Read more

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What is a good marathon training program?

What is a good marathon training program?

There are many: Ive done 4 full marathons i believe that if you can presently run 20 miles a week, you can gear up for a marathon with a 16 -18 week program the key to the program is to increase the weekend long run in a gradual fashion so you get up to about 20 miles 2 or 3 times in the 4-6 weeks prior to the marathon. You should ease off the last two weeks so you will be fresh for your marathon. ...Read more

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What is a good weight training program app?

What is a good weight training program app?

Bodybuilding.com: Check it out. It is excellent depending on your current fitness level. ...Read more

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What is a good beginners weight training program?

What is a good beginners weight training program?

Committment : Virtually all regular training programs are good for beginners, but you have to keep at it or nothing works. Remember, you can have anything you want to in life, or all the excuses for why you cant. ...Read more

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What are good strength training program for women?

What are good strength training program for women?

Resistance exercise.: Go slow initially, if new to this. Some sporting activities such as cycling will put \quite a bit of muscle on legs, so you will need a combination of upper and lower extremity training. I like dumbells and machines for initially workouts to avoid injury. Push ups, sit ups, and a variety can help you meet your exercise goal. And eat plenty of protein, so you don't waste your efforts! ...Read more

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What is the most effective strength training program?

What is the most effective strength training program?

Depends: Strength training can be maintenance of muscle mass as well as increase in muscle mass. The best way to increase muscle is to do free weights slowly in a controlled manner, adding weights with each set and working different groups on different days. Do a cardio work out before to increase the work out challenge if you are advanced. You will also need protein to help build muscle. ...Read more

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What is the best at home free strength training program?

What is the best at home free strength training program?

See below: Pilates and Yoga are both excellent ways to strengthen your back. Another great program is RehabZone. Check out www.therehabzone.com for more information. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight training program for women?

Please describe a good weight training program for women?

Multiple muscles: A weight training program for women does not necessarily have to be significantly different than that for men. I favor exercises that work multiple muscle groups rather than isolated muscles - for example, push-ups, rows, lat pull-downs, and exercises using a cable system. In general, these types of workouts will give you more functional benefits. ...Read more

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What training program can I follow for a muscular and fit 60 yo body?

What training program can I follow for a muscular and fit 60 yo body?

Cardiac + weights: Begin with the cardiac portion as your base. This can be elliptical, running, cycling, spinning, swimming, rowing, racquetball (not tennis), squash, etc. Add a weight training portion to strengthen bones, develop core strength, and maintain muscle. Continue with stretching / yoga to stay loose. You want to develep and maintain dynamic strength, flexibility and mobility. ...Read more