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What are some good ab exercises for lower ab definition and strength?

What are some good ab exercises for lower ab definition and strength?

Eat better: For true ab definition, you need to eat low glycemia (carbs cause the gut as well as alcohol and soda); do the core exercises to strengthen your back which keeps you erect and full abs; the ball is great for this. ...Read more

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What types of ab exercises work for getting a six pack?

What types of ab exercises work for getting a six pack?

Abs/core+cardio: There are endless varieties of crunches, planks, core exercises, pilates, situps, isometrics, etc. You can do to build your abs; you will need to build up no. Of sets, reps that you do to build abs. No matter how many crunches you do, if you ignore overall fitness/cardio/aerobic exercise to reduce body fat, your massive abs will remain hidden under belly fat tissue. Good luck; consider a trainer! ...Read more

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Will penis enlargement exercises work for everyone?

Will penis enlargement exercises work for everyone?

No: Where are you reading that junk? You have too much free time. Actually overall exercise and good health, plus good genetics from your parents, is what's important. It's the skill of the magician not the length of the wand that gets the rabbit out of the hat. If you do penis exercises, push ups are less painful than crunches. ...Read more

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Exercises suitable for those above 60 years.

Remember: There is no one size fits all answer to a question like this. It depends on your present fitness level, past exercise history and any underlying orthopedic and/or cardiopulmonary limitations. Some older patients still run marathons or lift heavy weights others really need to focus on low impact exercise like on a stationary cycle and yoga. ...Read more

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Transgender fitness. Male to female. Women tend to be more flexible than men. Will hormone replacement therapy also increase my flexibility?

Transgender fitness. Male to female. Women tend to be more flexible than men. Will hormone replacement therapy also increase my flexibility?

Not really: Interesting question. This is technically possible, due to effects on ligaments, BUT, the effect would likely be quite minimal. Try yoga or stretching band exercises- these will probably work better. ...Read more

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Suggestions for low/no impact.Exercises to strength core muscles?

Suggestions for low/no impact.Exercises to strength core muscles?

Mayo Clinic: Mayoclinic.Com has a good list of non-impact core exercises under multimedia tab. The slide show and explanation is pretty informative. ...Read more

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What are some effective ab workouts for someone who has none?

What are some effective ab workouts for someone who has none?

Planks: Doing core exercises is the best way to build up almost else and stabilize the abdomen while building abdominal muscles planes are good where are you arrest on your elbows and feet with your frame perfectly straight hold this for 30 seconds and do this 10 times resting in between also military push-ups are very good sit ups are okay but side planks are you better inverted planks are good to where the belly is toward the ceiling and you lift up on your hands and feet with your head off the ground and frame straight. ...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

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If men do kegel exercises, will they experience any positive effects?

If men do kegel exercises, will they experience any positive effects?

Levels for men: Yes. If you have minor incontinence problems, kegels will help. It also is called the "sex muscle" because squeezing the pubococygeus muscle during sexual intercourse increases girth of penis transiently ...Read more

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Are burpee exercises recommended for people with backache?

Are burpee exercises recommended for people with backache?

No: This is a fairly aggressive exercise and may exacerbate your symptoms. Once your symptoms resolve you may resume this activity. If your symptoms fail to resolve see a physician. ...Read more

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Can we perform squats exercise in stress incontinence? For men

Can we perform squats exercise in stress incontinence? For men

See details: Why would a 20 year old have stress incontinence? You should determine the cause as a first step. Yes you can squat if you can control your bladder while doing it. ...Read more

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Are push ups and abs exersises harmful for human development?

Are push ups and abs exersises harmful for human development?

No, beneficial: Push-ups and situps are actually quite beneficial. Military of use both exercises for decades to measure gains and upper body strength and core and abdominal strength. ...Read more

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How much abdominal exercises per week are needed to maintain tone for a 25 year old female?

How much abdominal exercises per week are needed to maintain tone for a 25 year old female?

Unanswerable: First i doubt that this is question for a medical site. Exercise is so personal and so varied and the outcomes are so different. There is no story to your question. As a physician when discussing exercise i would put abdominal exercises at the bottom of the list for effective exercise. One needs big muscle groups moving and cardiovascular exercise to keep toned and healthy. ...Read more

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Which size dumbbells should I get for building hip muscles?

Which size dumbbells should I get for building hip muscles?

See details: This is impossible to answer. How strong are you? What are the specific exercises you want to do? Use the highest weight with which you can do the specific exercise and keep good form doing it. ...Read more

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At what age/stage do men lose interest and desire for physical sex?

At what age/stage do men lose interest and desire for physical sex?

Hopefully never: I have patients in there 90's that are still sexually active. With a healthy diet and lifestyle, you can expect to be vitally active for a very long time. ...Read more

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What are some exercises that power lifters do for cardio fitness?

What are some exercises that power lifters do for cardio fitness?

Hi/Low Intensity Mix: There seems to be a wide variation among elite power lifters about how much and how often to train. Climbing on a treadmill, interval training with emphasis on plyometrics, swimming sprints all make sense to improve cv fitness while maintaining muscle mass. Many power lifters reduce their aerobic training before competitions to avoid injury and joint strain. ...Read more

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