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Benefits Of Chest And Tricep Workouts
You can: Many chest exercises incorporate the triceps as well, so it's convenient to work both on the same day. The benefit of alternating is to give your (larger) chest muscles more time to recover between sets. ...Read more
Yes: There is no physiologic reason why you can't do these on the same day. ...Read more
It should.: If you're referring to weight training to build these muscle groups, then yes, you should gain weight. Muscles will hypertrophy (grow) from weight training, and that growth should result in a weight gain. Keep in mind that you may need to hit the weights for at least 6 weeks, before appreciating any gain in muscle weight. ...Read more
Avid exerciser. Did chest/triceps last mon. Pain in middle of left pectoral that spreads up. Never happened before. Costochronditis? Remedies for it?
Muscle strain: Specific medical question about you depends on more history and physical exam findings. You should discuss with your doctor. As a general rule a common cause of such a complaint would be a muscle strain and is best dealt with by rest and will often slowly improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you please tell me how much time biceps, triceps, chest, and back need to fully recover? Planning to start working out, so it would be helpfull.
Workout Program: Recovery time depends on the type of resistance training you do, how many reps and sets, how much rest you get between sets. Many good work out program out there depending on your goals. In general try not to work specific body part more than 2 times a week and avoid doing back to back. A very good beginning program that incorporates power, strength and endurance principles is "body for life". ...Read more
How to get good a biceps, chest, shoulders, if i just do incline, decline, normal push upsand triceps push down, pull upsand jog for 10 minutes twice a day?
Depends on how long-: -U lift. If a hard workout 60-90 mins, no need 2X/day. Muscles need a day of rest 2 recover. B sure 2 B adequately hydrated, adequate protein intake 4 the strength training. I don't know how good a 10min run is long slower, intervals, fast & slow 4 30-45mjn/day is better. Do this 4 cardio on Ur rest day. Also remember U R 49, no 19 y/o! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get dull aches, mostly on the left side of my chest. I sometimes get a "poking" feeling in my middle tricep. I alsoget occasional slight headches. I got myself checked thricein three weeks but found nothing. What should I do?
Need more info: What exactly where done for your evaluation within 3 weeks? As stated in earlier posts, cardiac cause is of concern, but if you've had negative blood work, stress test, ekg, xray, then perhaps it maybe something else causing your symptoms. Are your symptoms starting from your head/neck and radiate down to your chest/arm? Or are you having chest/arm pain and occasionally headache? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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