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How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

There some easy thi-: -ngs. Buy a hand exerciser @ a sport shop like Scheels. Also use a piece of wood & a twine, add a weight 2 it & use your hands 2 roll it up, and let unwind slowly. Add wt as you gain strength. Also buy a free weight barbell that you can use. Practice in the store. Need 2 do a series of 15, breif rext and do total of 3 series. If you can't finish 3rd series flex/ext. Of wrist start add wt as U=R able ...Read more

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How can I loose my arm fat and gain muscle? I don't have any equipment or gym pass

How can I loose my arm fat and gain muscle? I don't have any equipment or gym pass

Get both: The easiest way to accomplish this would be through a regimented exercise program involving the upper body. Having the right equipment and supervision is the fastest and safest bit not totally necessary. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment to tone up?

What exercise equipment to tone up?

Many options!: Can be a simple device or none at all. I personally recommend the total gym for simplicity. I am a fan of the airdyne as well. Pneumatic rowing machines will get the job done, and my concept ii rowing machine is the higher end there! But common to all these recommendation is the fact that you can use all extremities at once while exercising at once, and tone up more easily! ...Read more

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Can you please describe equipment-free exercises to lose body fat?

Can you please describe equipment-free exercises to lose body fat?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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In what ways are "calories burnt" calculated by exercise equipment?

In what ways are "calories burnt" calculated by exercise equipment?

Several algorithms: Most exercise equipment with heart rate monitors give you an evaluation of calories burned as they calculate the sum of the instantaneous calories burned over the exercise period from your weight, age etc. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for developing pecs using equipment at your home?

The pushup: By far the best exercise for developing the pecs at home is the push-up. Check out this link for 10 variations:
www. Livestrong. Com/slideshow/556257-10-essential-pushups-you-are-not-doing-but-should-be/? Utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05152012
you can also find this link on my facebook page, robert purchase, md. ...Read more

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Help please? What is a good exercise program that takes no exercise equipment?

Help please? What is a good exercise program that takes no exercise equipment?

Swimming, walking: A fast walk that raises you heart rate will be good exercise, or try jogging or swimming. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good ways to exercise without equipment/eating healthy?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

Home workout: Hi Anton,

If you have a smart phone, there are a lot of good apps nowadays that can give u some good home workouts and will tailor your workout based on what kind of equipment you have at home. Some good tools to have at home are dumbbells, a stability ball, exercise bands. If you haven't worked out on your own before, you may find it helpful to do a few sessions with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

Free weights, bands: Free weights in a variety of weights and stretch bands provide a good at-home workout. Weights can be used in a number of exercises, and bands provide good resistance and stretching. You might also add an elliptical or stair climber for cardio if space and expense permit. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Which type of exercise to do to lose weight without equipment?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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How can I ask my parents for exercise equipment?

How can I ask my parents for exercise equipment?

See below: Just ask, but talk to them about the benefits that it would have for you and how much easier it would be to do at home instead of going to a gym. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss muscle building exercises to do that don't involve equipment?

Can you please discuss muscle building exercises to do that don't involve equipment?

Body resistance.: Use your body weight for resistance. Push-ups, pull-ups, squats, sit-ups, lunges, wall squats to name a few. You can purchase resistance bands as you would likely be surprised how many different exercises can be done with them. ...Read more

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I can't go jogging because it causes my knees to swell. Are there any exercise equipment like an exercise ball which could help?

I can't go jogging because it causes my knees to swell. Are there any exercise equipment like an exercise ball which could help?

Need orthopedist: Swelling of the knee joint should be taken seriously. Many joint derangements could be the cause. Stop jogging until your doctor or orthopedist can give you answers as to why swelling is occurring. ...Read more

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What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

What specific exercises help gain weight? Both equipment and non-equipment

None: You gain weight by eating calories in excess of your metabolic nedds. You gain muscle by converting that weight to muscle through exercise. Healthier foods may be easier to convert to muscle. Different types of exercise work on muscle differently. ...Read more

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Can you please list a few effective (preferably cheap) compact exercise equipment?

TRX: Trx is one of the most universal highly effective pieces of training equipment you can buy period. Can virtually be used anywhere and if you think body weight exercises can't be effective i'd have to say give trx a try. I use it when I'm traveling. In terms of cost, $180 on ebay. If that's too much then check out laird hamiltons fitness programs... Can do everything w/out weights and b effective. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises are the best to burn fat without any exercise equipment?

How to know what exercises are the best to burn fat without any exercise equipment?

Body fat: Reduction of body fat with exercise is best accomplished with interval type exercises that can be done with body weight only. The idea is to get you heart rate elevated and increased metabolism. Examples are jumping jacks, squats, running in place. 10 exercises of 30 secs each will give you 5 minutes a set. Do 3 sets at 50%, 75% and 90% in order with rest of 1-2 mins btw sets. 15 min at day. ...Read more

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How can I lose fat in the upper body without having any money or space for exercise equipment?

How can I lose fat in the upper body without having any money or space for exercise equipment?

Run and Diet: You don't have to have money or space to go for a jog outside. You can diet by simply eating less, which will also costs nothing. Most importantly, you have to stop looking for reasons why you can't exercise and diet, and start looking for reasons why you can. Good luck and I hope you are successful! **. ...Read more

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Can you please describe examples of exercises/equipment to use for wrist pronation/supination?

Can you please describe examples of exercises/equipment to use for wrist pronation/supination?

Take a piece of: Wood about two inches wide, six inches long and one inch in height. Dril a hole thur the center. Tie a shoe lace on one end tie a weight five or ten pounds to the other. Curl the weight up with your wrist then let it down slowly. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment in the gym should be avoided if you have aortic aneurysm?

What exercise equipment in the gym should be avoided if you have aortic aneurysm?

Not sure.: It is not a particular equipment that is key to rupture of an aortic aneurysm. Rupture can happen even when asleep or at rest. On the other hand, any activity, whether physical or emotional, that suddenly raises blood pressure and heart rate may predispose to rupture. I trust your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more