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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Lower Body Workouts

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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