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Doctor insights on: Arm Workouts For Women With Flabby Arms

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I have full breast, thighs and wide hips with an unusually small buttocks fleshy arms and some belly.What is my body shape ? Potential health issues?

I have full breast, thighs and wide hips with an unusually small buttocks  fleshy arms and some belly.What is my body shape ? Potential health issues?

Endomorph: it is a nice way to say overweight or obese. Risks include hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, and cardiac/stroke issues. Minimize these risks with a 5 times weekly exercise program, diet changes, and stress reduction. ...Read more

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How to get bigger arms with just bodyweight workouts?

How to get bigger arms with just bodyweight workouts?

Big Guns: Going for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more

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What arm exercises should a female do to get leaner arm muscles?

What arm exercises should a female do to get leaner arm muscles?

Exercises to lose --: Weight generally, like running; no weight lifting though, or very minimal weight, without bulking up. Consult a trainer for best results. ...Read more

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Is seated weight lifting good for your arms and shoulders?

Is seated weight lifting good for your arms and shoulders?

Yes: Regardless of your body's position, weightlifting will result in maintaining muscle mass and building strength in the muscles you work out. ...Read more

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Have neck oa. Getting upper back spasms with overhead strength training (5lb). How else can I strengthen my arms and upper back?

Have neck oa. Getting upper back spasms with overhead strength training (5lb). How else can I strengthen my arms and upper back?

Several Options: You many consider having a functional evaluation with a physical therapist to provide a regimen to minimize any neck mediated symptoms and also evaluate your overall functional mobility for areas of improvement. You may also find doing these exercises supine rather than upright may take some stress off your neck. ...Read more

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OA in neck, upper back spasms. Overhead exercise tightens back. Should I try doing overhead exercises or avoid? Weights OK? Flabby upper arms/obese.

OA in neck, upper back spasms. Overhead exercise tightens back. Should I try doing overhead exercises or avoid? Weights OK? Flabby upper arms/obese.

OK to avoid them: First it may help to work with a certified personal trainer to modify an overhead exercises so that they are more "tolerable". Otherwise, no exercise that is done overhead is "necessary". Be reassured that you can readily find alternatives that will be suitable without compromising your the benefits you are receiving. ...Read more

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I am 17 year male teenager with a complete disproportionate body frame.I gain weight on my butt and have wide hips with narrow shoulders.BadHormones ?

I am 17 year male teenager with a complete disproportionate body frame.I gain weight on my butt and have wide hips with narrow shoulders.BadHormones ?

Hormonal imbalance: Knowing your weight, height & BMI might help But if you are concerned about it , I suggest you see an endocrinologist to help find out for sure if you have any abnormal hormones. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much weight per arm should I lift (what weight is normal) in order to train my chest, biceps, and similar muscles. I am sport active and in shape.

How much weight per arm should I lift (what weight is normal) in order to train my chest, biceps, and similar muscles. I am sport active and in shape.

Start with a weight: You can easily and safely lift and perform that lift at least 10 times (repetitions) and then repeat at least 1 time again (a set). That would mean lifting the same weight 20 times (2 sets of 10 reps each). For larger muscles, do heavier weights fewer reps (generally) and for more strength, do slightly less weight, but more reps (15-20 per set) and 3 or more sets. ...Read more

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Is biceps workout and triceps workout build muscles? Plz suggest i'm doing this but i don't want muscles only want to reduce arm fat..!

Is biceps workout and triceps workout build muscles? Plz suggest i'm doing this but i don't want muscles only want to reduce arm fat..!

Good for you!: Exercise can help you burn calories (lose fat), keep you flexible, and maintain strength. You can exercise without building up popeye kind of muscles. It's a matter of how much you do. Congrats on making healthy changes! ...Read more

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What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

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What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

Lack of ATP: After your workout, you've depleted your muscle stores of atp, which is the energy unit your body consumes. Atp is required for the muscle to relax. The cramps lessen as your body regenerates atp. ...Read more

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I have muscular arms and calf's, my upper abdominals show a little but my thighs lower core and chest has extra fat how do I lose this extra weight?

Diet: Exercise certainly helps but a healthy, sustainable diet is the only reliable way to fat loss. The best place to start is by cutting out all sugary drinks and juices (i only drink water), and limiting foods with added sugar. I've always been very fit but i lost at least two inches from my waist just making this simple change, and most people respond well to this adjustment. ...Read more

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My 21yo has some numbness in arm after pec stretch and pec massage, just worried! These were advice from physio for rounded shoulders and headaches. ?

My 21yo has some numbness in arm after pec stretch and pec massage, just worried! These were advice from physio for rounded shoulders and headaches. ?

Probably normal: It's normal for there to be numbness after massage or stretching. Sometimes the nerve gets pinched, a nearby muscle inflamed. As long as there is no weakness and the numbness gets better there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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How can one build bicep and tricep muscles with dumbells?

How can one build bicep and tricep muscles with dumbells?

Alternating motions: Always work biceps and triceps on the same day alternating. I would recommend including the shoulder since this links to the arms. Do triceps extensions and dumbbell curls. Make sure to do a thorough warm up so you don't hurt your rotator cuff or other joints. ...Read more

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How can I tone up and get fit? Exercise bike and some dumbbells. I'd like to work on my abdomen, thighs, bum and arms. Suggestions please?

See details: You need to get to the gym and begin strength training. If weight is a problem a low carbohydrate diet needs to be started. If you can afford one, a personal trainer at the gym can help you get started. The next best option would be partnering with a friend that frequents the gym so you can train together. ...Read more

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Can i workout with kettle bell and dumbbells on alternative days to gain muscle weight?

Can i workout with kettle bell and dumbbells on alternative days to gain muscle weight?

Yes: Changing up the workout routine is good for stimulating different muscles and muscle fibers within muscles. Make sure to allow for a time period of rest to allow the muscles to repair themselves. ...Read more