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Benefits Of Push Up Workouts
Push ups = good: Whether you do wide grip, narrow grip, isometric, incline or decline pushups, they are a good form of exercise. Pushups work your triceps, shoulders, abdominals, back muscles and chest. Doing pushups can help with strength and metabolic rate. However, it is best to a varied exercise routine. ...Read more
I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises i can do with those to workout my back?
Be careful: After you have built up your "core" with the typical exercises, you can try these advanced techniques: http://www.Dumbbell-exercises.Com/exercises/back/. ...Read more
Which foods are best at restoring nutrients lost during intense workouts? Also, how can you benefit from taking cold showers?
Variety & water: Eat a meal with a variety of foods within an hour after a workout. Don't wait long. Your muscles will not rebuild as well, and you'll lose some of the benefit of your hard work, if you don't feed them soon after a workout. The variety of foods should include carbohydrates (including perhaps 35g of simple carbs/sugar to get glycogen back into muscles), protein for building muscle, fruits, vegs. ...Read more
What is the benefit of going for a long run the day after a race or an intense strength/speed workout?
Not for recovery: It is a myth that a recovery workout will help your recover faster. But, some people say still do it because you are pushing yourself when your body is already tired. There is evidence of benefits of exercise in the so called "fatigued state", but for the casual athlete these benefits may be minimal. ...Read more
Hello my age is 19.my BMI is 17.9. What are the benefits of workout in gym for me? your assistance will be helpfull for me
Eat protein: Your BMI indicates you are underweight. However, this may be ok for your genetics ("normal" BMI is lower for people of Asian or Indian ethnicity than European or African background). Still, your goal is obviously to grow bigger, stronger muscles, not to drop weight. I advise you to be sure you are getting in 80 grams of complete protein daily and at least 14 grams within 1 hr of lifting weight. ...Read more
I'm 17 and a guy. I just started adding chin ups to my daily chest workout of 100 push-ups a day. I do 15 chin-ups. Can I do this daily?
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