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Doctor insights on: A List Of Exercises For Muscle Endurance

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What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

Deltoid exercises.: Exercises that are good for the deltoid muscle include military presses, overhead dumbbell presses, Arnold presses, front dumbbell raises, lateral dumbbell raises, upright rows. Shoot for 8 to 12 repetitions percent for the pressing movements and 12 to 20 repetitions per set for the lateral raises and front raises. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

What is the difference between the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance and muscle strength?

Training: Endurance training will usually involve doing cardiovascular training such as running, biking, swimming. Muscle strength training usually uses resistance training or weight based exercise. That said you can do resistance training in a cardiovascular way and vice versa. ...Read more

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Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Depends....: Depends on how you choose to do them. Here's a pretty good link with lots of info on ways you can change it up for different outcomes: http://exercise.About.Com/cs/weightlifting/a/supersets.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

What is the difference in the exercise prescription for building muscular endurance vs muscle strength ?

Str vs Endur: Strength is looking for maximum output over a short period of time. An example of this would be powerlifting. Endurance would be training for long periods of time usually at a reduced rate. This would be a distance runner. Usually it is best to cross train, or train for both as in doing so you can develop both types of muscle fibers, fast twitch (strength) and slow twitch (endurance). ...Read more

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For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert? Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects? Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.

For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert?  Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects?  Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.

A sports medicine : Doc or physiatrist is probably the best resource. Trainers are unfortunately variably trained and can injure as many as they help. There are some awesome trainers out there but do your due diligence and reasearch their training. ...Read more

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What are some good isotonic exercises for the trapezius muscle?

What are some good  isotonic exercises for the trapezius muscle?

Her my answer: I like to do dumbell shrugs, and upright rows to work my traps. ...Read more

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Does training a wide selection of muscles give you a better growth than to only concentrate on training 1 or 2 muscles for example?

Does training a wide selection of muscles give you a better growth than to only concentrate on training 1 or 2 muscles for example?

Should have program: You should have some sort of program, working all the muscles, unless you are specifying certain muscle groups for particular activities. A personal trainer at some fitness club may be the best bet for giving you the advice you seek. ...Read more

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Is there a great site for otheopedic exercises for a torn labrum and rotator cuff?  a site that has a variety of exercises I can preform?

Is there a great site for otheopedic exercises for a torn labrum and rotator cuff?  a site that has a variety of exercises I can preform?

Ask the expert...: Before starting any exercise program; (my son of all people also shouted this out while reading over my shoulder) ask your doctor first before starting any exercise program; if you perform the wrong exercise you may do more harm than good! ...Read more

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Are there certain exercises strictly for arm muscle and a six pack?

Are there certain exercises strictly for arm muscle and a six pack?

Muscle Targets: Bicep curls and Tricep exercises are specifically for building arm muscle. Sit ups and leg raises are for building six pack abs, but abs are also very dependent on BMI (how much fat you have in your body). You need a very low BMI to see your abdominal muscles. If you type "Ab work outs" and "Bicep and Tricep workouts" or "Arm workouts" into Google you should find plenty of examples ...Read more

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Can someone give me a link for a good resistance band workout for partial thickness rotator cuff tear including the labrum? A bunch of exercises

Can someone give me a link for a good resistance band workout for partial thickness rotator cuff tear including the labrum? A bunch of exercises

Physical therapy: The physician that made this diagnosis can send you to a physical therapist that can direct you in a home program that you can do yourself. It is best to initially get individualized guidance so you can do it on your own. It is important that you stick to a regular exercise program ...Read more

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What are the best fruits/vegetables/food/vitamins for muscle health if you are in a period of working out often? Weight lifting, push ups, etc.

What are the best fruits/vegetables/food/vitamins for muscle health if you are in a period of working out often? Weight lifting, push ups, etc.

Spinach and beans: Building muscles requires iron (spinache) and protein (beans). Also needed is sugar for energy to lift those weights. In general a well balanced diet with a litte extra protein should work well. Extreme body builders will need more. ...Read more

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What's a good workout routine for muscle growth for beginners?

What's a good workout routine for muscle growth for beginners?

Sensible progress: In short – a good warm-up time, repetitions with lightweight - improve muscle tone first, before beginning a muscle strengthening program. High repetitions with light weight improve muscle tone. Heavyweights with limited repetitions improve strength. Combinations of tone and strength result in muscular development, muscle recruitment (growth) and hypertrophy – increase in size. Then stretch ; cool. ...Read more

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Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Free exercise sites: Here are a few references: https://www.learnvest.com/2013/01/10-free-workout-sites-youll-love/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-smith2/free-online-workout_b_7722024.html https://www.freetrainers.com/ ...Read more

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Which is better only jogging or jogging with lifting weights? Is lifting weight to build muscle good for health or only to show (to look good).

Which is better only jogging or jogging with lifting weights? Is lifting weight to build muscle good for health or only to show (to look good).

Your decision: In general, aerobic exercise is good (jogging) for you. Lifting weights is a personal preference, as it will helping you tone your muscles and you can lift weights and alter your daily routine as you want to get "larger muscles" or to just tone yourself. The fact that you are interested in any type of exercise is encouraging, keep up the good work. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a multi-gym equipment for beginners to loose fat and tone muscles.?

Join a gym instead: I would suggest joining a gym rather than buying exercise equipment for home use. You get to use more diverse and better equipment and can also obtain expert instruction to get you started. ...Read more

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Can exercising with a swiss ball and dumbells be considered a complete workout?

Can exercising with a swiss ball and dumbells be considered a complete workout?

It's a great workout: So much can be done with so little. You can essentially work out every muscle group with the right combination of weights. Start with a pair of 2.5lb, 5 lb, 10 lb, 15 lb and 20 lb dumbbells, no more is needed, start simple.Start with exercise that work more than one muscle group at a time. Remember. Core strength is the foundation all exercises build upon. ...Read more

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Sport's Nutrition: what's the best macro ratio? carbs?protein?fat? for the purpose of building or maintain muscle mass (adding resistance training).

Sport's Nutrition: what's the best macro ratio? carbs?protein?fat? for the purpose of building or maintain muscle mass (adding resistance training).

I think it depends: My brief research into this suggests it is debatable & depends somewhat on your goals: bodybuilding vs. fat loss vs. maintenance. More carbs are needed for body building, and many fewer for fat loss. 40-60% carbs are recommended for body building, with 25-35% protein and 15-25% fat. You might target somewhere in the middle: 50% carbs, 30% protein, 20% fat. Good luck! ...Read more