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What are the health benefits of body composition exercises?

What are the health benefits of body composition exercises?

Get the lead out.: If, in what you mean by body composition, is the ratio of fat to lean body mass, then there is are many benefits. Aerobic exercise to enhance the respirator, cardiovascular and nervous systems as well as improve strength. Red blood cell and oxygen carrying potential are enhanced. Strength training promotes muscle cell enlargement and strength. You look, think and breath better, just to name a few, ...Read more

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What type of lower ab workout will reduce the risk of lower back injury?

What type of lower ab workout will reduce the risk of lower back injury?

Good core strength : Is key to minimize risk ftom a conditioning standpoint along with flexibility and cardiovascular training. Pilates is excellent to cover all the above with a good one hour workout. ...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 are the health benefits of cycling compared to weight lifting?

What are the health benefits of cycling compared to weight lifting?

Depends on goals: Less stres on joints. Low impact exercise such as cycling is less stressful on joints. Possibly less chafe for joint injury. Increases stamina and cardiovascular fitness and endurance. ...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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What are the benefits of Weight Lifting?

What are the benefits of Weight Lifting?

Strength, more-: -defined muscles. Really should B done with cardio on days off. Lifting in a standing position loads Ur spine & lower extremities. Good bone strength,will keep osteoporosis @ bay later in life. Lifting weights with arms free or machines, prevents myopenia, poor muscles, & also keeps Ur upper body bone structure strong. A stressed bone will add more calcium & strong structure, all good 4 later life ...Read more

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What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

One Size: Won't "fit all" people. That said, the "best" program is the (1) safest one for an individual (relating to one's medical condition), the one (2) most likely to engage consistency, & the one (3) that targets all aspects of fitness (aerobics, endurance, strength). So, (1) discussion with an md; (2) reflection on one's favorite; (3) search within healthtap's existing answers for program ideas. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of daily weight lifting?

What are the health benefits of daily weight lifting?

Multiple: Daily weight lifting will eventually increase your muscle mass, which not only improves your strength and makes you more functional for daily activities, but also increases your baseline metabolism which makes it easier to lose weight. In addition, regular exercise has been shown to cause endorphin release, which improves mood. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of stretching muscles as part of your workout?

What are the benefits of stretching muscles as part of your workout?

Let me explain: Stretching before a workout helps prepare your muscles for more vigorous exercise. Stretching is not warm-up exercise, but should be done after you warm up. Do about 10 minutes of light cardio exercise, such as brisk walking or jogging, before stretching your muscles. ...Read more

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What are the effects of decreased body temperature on your body weight?

What are the effects of decreased body temperature on your body weight?

None: Although you might be hypothyroid. Discuss at a visit with your primary care doctor. S/he will review other symptoms in detail. ...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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Does eating of 5 almonds daily increases body weight? What are the benefits of almonds?

Does eating of 5 almonds daily increases body weight? What are the benefits of almonds?

Food Myths: Food is seen in your body as sugars, fats, or proteins. There is nothing special about almonds as far as causing weight gain (unless you ate more than your daily amount of necessary calories.). Almonds have protein and fat calories. ...Read more

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What are the negative side effects of body building supplements?

What are the negative side effects of body building supplements?

Caveaet emptor: Supplements prepared at the gym are often not what you're told they are. Most women strongly prefer a natural bodybuilder & i'm glad you've chosen not to use steroids. Creatine seems to be extremely safe, whey protein is a superb source while you're bulking, and most everything else legal will be rougher on your bank account than on your body. Glad you're staying fit, & good luck. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

Benefits of exercise: Aerobic exercise has multiple benefits including lowering blood pressure and heart rate, but also increasing good cholesterol, hdl, and lowering serum glucose levels. Other things like increasing muscle tone and lowering body weight are also benefits. ...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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What type of workouts can help my lower body?

What type of workouts can help my lower body?

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

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What kind of workout is recommended for someone with an lower-body injury?

What kind of workout is recommended for someone with an lower-body injury?

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

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How to get mass in lower body? What are good lower body workouts?

How to get mass in lower body? What are good lower body workouts?

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

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Please describe a good workout routine to get a bigger lower body?

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

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What is a lower body workout that doesn't put stress on my lower back?

What is a lower body workout that doesn't put stress on my lower back?

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 more

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I have a plyometric workout tonight. Is it better to do a lower body lift today or tomorrow?

I have a plyometric workout tonight. Is it better to do a lower body lift today or tomorrow?

I am confused?: If you are truly having a lower body lift, it is most likely that your surgeon prefer that you refrain from any workout immediately prior to or after a major surgical procedure. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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. ?

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. 
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Ice and rest: I recommend ice and over the counter anti-inflammatory medicine for now. I would hold off on lower leg workouts for a week. I would see a doctor if: 1. The knee develops swelling 2. You cannot walk on the the knee 3. The knee locks 4. The pain lasts for more than 1 week ...Read more

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How can I lower body fat percentage?

Body fat: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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How to rereduce my lower body's fat?

Diet and exercise: diet and exercise. you cannot target a specific place to loose fat, you just have to diet and exercise- and make sure to focus on core exercises as well. ...Read more

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Best way to lower body fat percentage?

Change food, & Exerc: Best way to lower fat in body is to reduce calories and add some exercise. The list enclosed are the main causes of weight gain, change the top 2 or 3, with better food and drink choices, walk 45 minutes x 4 per week and your body fat will just melt away! ...Read more

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What are some good lower body exercises?

What are some good lower body exercises?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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To loose lower body fat will jogging help?

To loose lower body fat will jogging help?

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 more

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Would jogging be a good way to lower body fat?

Would jogging be a good way to lower body fat?

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 more

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How can I lose excess fat mostly in the lower body parts?

How can I lose excess fat mostly in the lower body parts?

Yes +muscle: No -fat: While it is possible to produce muscle tissue that will improve the tone of your legs, it is generally not possible to achieve spot reduction of fat. ...Read more

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How to know if i need a strict diet to lose lower body fat?

How to know if i need a strict diet to lose lower body fat?

Diet lower body fat: I would see a nutritionist who can measure your body fat and if high recommend a diet to lose it. Recommend you get the DASH Diet for Hypertension DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076 My best pt lost 70 lbs with this. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to lower body fat percentage to 8-10%?

Healthy diet : You'll need a strict healthy diet and a excersize routine. You'll have to continue this for a long time and be very consistent. ...Read more