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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Chest And Tricep Workouts

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What type of full day work out includes bicycling, weight lifting and strap weights?

What type of full day work out includes bicycling, weight lifting and strap weights?

Overuse: Full day workout ? Must have a goal / purpose for this. Only ones i know of for this are endurance athletes -- triathlon, cycling, running. Certainly ok to mix and match, but should lead to goal with purposeful steps along the way. Be sure to take in calories while doing the workout. Also, recovery time critical -- don't cut this short. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

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

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Asthma bothers me during exercise, even the least activity causes shortness of breath and tightness in my chest, not just cardio exercises.

Asthma bothers me during exercise, even the least activity causes shortness of breath and tightness in my chest, not just cardio exercises.

Uncontrolled asthma: We don't know what type of asthma you have? At any rate you are still suffering, you need to be evaluated by an allergist/immunologist for better asthma control, meanwhile, if you exercise regularly you need to take a bronchodilator inhaler right before exercise, albuterol (ventolin), call this no in Cairo for an appointment with an allergist/immunologist if you wish, 0122-279-6437, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best workouts to gain arm and chest muscle?

What is the best workouts to gain arm and chest muscle?

Muscle Hypertrophy: First you can build muscle at any age! dr. Walter frontera has demonstrated this even in 80-90 year olds. If you want bulk like a body builder you must do multiple sets of 8-12 reps of a medium weight with little rest to hypertrophy type 1 fibers(endurance). If you want power you should do high weights with low reps and 2-3 minutes rest. Strength is somewhere in between. Variable is essential. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

Many: An exercise that involves "pressing" of the arms out, as in extended them out, will target the triceps. This involves all press downs, push ups and dips. Military presses, Arnold presses, lateral/front/rear raises all work the shoulders(deltoids). ...Read more

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What are the risks of starting a muscle building workout and diet when obese?

What are the risks of starting a muscle building workout and diet when obese?

Health status: Your previous health status prior to beginning a workout regimen will determine your risks. Discuss your specific health conditions with your physician prior to beginning a new workout regimen. ...Read more

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Are chest pains and a back ache side effects of heart burn?

Are chest pains and a back ache side effects of heart burn?

Chest Pain GERD: Ues you can get chest pain from esophageal reflux which causes heartburn.But any chest pain can come from heart or other causes i will recommend that you have it checked by your doctor or go to er and have it checked asap. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging / aerobic program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Strength training with weights increases muscle strength, endurance and general body habitus. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What is a good holistic workout for the arms, chest, glutes, thighs, and back?

What is a good holistic workout for the arms, chest, glutes, thighs, and back?

Best workout: Yoga Works every muscle in your body including your brain. Have fun ...Read more

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What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

Chin ups, push ups: For true isolation of the bicep or triceps I would do isolated bicep curls on and incline bench or curl machine. As for the triceps french presses (skull crushers) and tricep press downs work great. Now if you truly wish to work things out better I would do chin ups and push ups (close grip if you really want to target the tricep. ...Read more

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

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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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What are some exercises to rid armpit, underarm, lower back and back of the shoulder fats without aggravating a neck full of bulges? Toning as well.

What are some exercises to rid armpit, underarm, lower back and back of the shoulder fats without aggravating a neck full of bulges? Toning as well.

Kidding?: If any of us could answer that we would be billionaires. Don't you think? One cannot spot lose weight. Exercise, low carb eating, and specific exercises can help your whole body. But no one can lose weight in specific spots on their own. ...Read more

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While all good for us, what are the benefits of aerobic, fat burning and anaerobic zones during exercise?

While all good for us, what are the benefits of aerobic, fat burning and anaerobic zones during exercise?

Different benefits: Aerobic and fat burning are the same; exercise that utilizes oxygen in the process of burning fat as a fuel. Anerobic exercise is exercise that does not utilize oxygen, typically in muscle building. ...Read more

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Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. these strength training workouts arent hiit and don't involve cardio. lose weight?

Best program is-: -calorie deficient diet, adequate hydration, protein intake, & a weight training program set up by an AT-C @ a health club that fulfils Ur needs & is adapted 2 Ur abilities. 1 day weights next day CARDIO & repeat. This way U will become fit, stronger and healthier. Takes persistence & dedication. Push Ur self as able. ...Read more

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How can grow quick bicep and tricep muscles with flattening of belly?

How can grow quick bicep and tricep muscles with flattening of belly?

Fitness program: As you begin thinking about your own personal fitness program, you should consider consulting with a personal trainer if possible. A trainer can discuss your personal goals and develop a program combing aerobic exercise, core body strengthening , and weight lifting that is appropriate for you. You can also obtain some general guidance from your local book store or library. ...Read more

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I get pain in my biceps, triceps and chest after my gym workout session. Should I skip a day?

I get pain in my biceps, triceps and chest after my gym workout session. Should I skip a day?

Yes: Sounds reasonable after a hard workout it would be reasonable to take the following day off most people who do weights do this to allow muscle recovery i believe it to be different with aerobic activities. ...Read more

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Is it best to alternate between chest and tricep exercises?

Is it best to alternate between chest and tricep exercises?

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

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Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

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

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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 more

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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.

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Hi im 22 years old and train regularly but about a week a go i got a pain in my lower left chest that spread to my tricep/bicep that comes and goes. ?

Pain in chest: One would be concerned about a strain or tear of either the pectoralis major or tear of the biceps. I would see an orthopaedic doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Pain in both armpits when coughing? Pain is sharp, mostly on right side. Pain is in center of pit where arm and chest meet, goes out toward triceps.

Costochondritis: This pain is likely costochondritis. This is an inflammation of the chest wall during a bronchial or upper respiratory infection. Take Motrin 600 to 800 mg three times a day and the pain will resolve in a few days. Feel better! good luck. ...Read more

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Why don't i feel muscle contraction in my triceps and biceps when i bench press and only in chest?

Sounds like it: I'd have to see your form for sure, but it sure sounds like you're using improper form. You may not feel your chest a lot at lockout, but you should feel it when the bar is close to your chest. ...Read more

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I get a few spasms in my ribs, stomach and triceps. It happens every few days or so. What could it be? Lack of exercise? Too much exercise? Stress?

I get a few spasms in my ribs, stomach and triceps. It happens every few days or so. What could it be? Lack of exercise? Too much exercise? Stress?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific but certainly could be due to deconditioning (lack of exercise), so a regular exercise/activity program would be reasonable initial treatment. Try eating a banana a day for a week or two to build up your potassium - low potassium can cause muscle cramping. ...Read more

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What workouts are best for building triceps?

Specific exercises: You would do exercise that isolate both the triceps. Search n-line for them. ...Read more

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I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

Triceps: In order to build the size of the muscle you must do resistance training. Body builders hypertrophy type 1 oxidative fibers. They do this by doing medium weight multiple reps multiple sets exercises. ...Read more