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Benefits Of Lower Body Workouts
It depends : The type of injury dictates what type of exercise is permissible. For example, once past the most acute phase of an ankle sprain, many can start to ride a stationary bike. Swimming is a good choice for many with foot/ankle, hip and knee conditions. Elliptical is a good choice for many in the recovery phase of lower body injuries. The upper body cycle is an option if you have to rest the lower body. ...Read more
See below.: Squats, leg curls and leg extensions are good basic exercises. ...Read more
Dumbells: Dumbells can be used for great lower body workouts as well. You can use them to do squats (make sure your back is against a wall when you do them), walking lunges, calf raises, standing lunges, dead lifts ... And the list goes on. Enjoy and be well! ...Read more
Leg workouts: You may want to seek the advice of a good, experienced personal trainer.... @ the very least start easy ( low weight, low reps)2 or 3 times a week: squats , lunges, leg press, hamstring curls, toe raises.Best of luck! ...Read more
Strengthen your core: Increasting your core strength is essential to reducing stress across your back. Before any exercise think "belly button to spine" to stabilize the back and perform proper breathing as well. For instance, if you are on your back doing leg lifts do not let your back arch; keep contact between your back and your hand underneath. Keep any weights close to your body to avoid increased stress as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Resistance Training: Using weights and/or bands combined with 5-6x/day clean eating is required to increase leg mass. Alternatively, consider cycling with an emphasis on interval training (sprints, climbs) to approach your anaerobic threshold and stimulate muscle growth. Repetitive and lower intensity workouts (running, jogging, aerobics) probably won't be as successful. Good luck! ...Read more
Doctor give me some tips to reduce fats in my tighs. My jym trainer said me to lift heavy weight on doing squat and lower body workouts.. Help?
Exercise: When you watch your diet and exercise you typically lose weight form all over your body. You can work on strengthening the muscles in your legs which would make your thighs leaner. Lifting heavy weights usually builds larger muscles. Lighter weights with many repeptitions can tone your thigh muscles. ...Read more
I'm feeling a sudden pain in my left knee, I was doing lower body workout, two hours after the workout then the pain started. Please help me doctor.
Great 4 weight loss.: Jogging, any form of cardiovascular exercise for that matter, is great for weight loss. You can only eat so little, so adding exercise like jogging allows you to eat good quantities of healthy low-fat foods while still losing weight by helping your body metabolize the calories more efficiently and burn calories through the extra energy expenditure. Good idea! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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