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Can free hand exercises fully replace weight lifting?

Can free hand exercises fully replace weight lifting?

Sure: Im guessing that you mean exercises that are done without weights? Exercises that use body weight such as pull ups, chin ups, push ups, etc can be just as effective as weight based exercises if done properly. ...Read more

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1/2 hr mixed exercise 80 pushups 100 crunches and 60 rev crunches and legups 50 how many calories appr i burned?Thanks doctor

1/2 hr mixed exercise 80 pushups  100 crunches and 60 rev crunches  and legups 50  how many calories appr  i burned?Thanks doctor

Calories: This cannot be determined just by the numbers you provided. There are many variables - like speed and time. Also heart rate is also a factor along with how and what position you were in and which muscles groups you used. ...Read more

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Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Build a great base: Bodybuilding can be a fun pursuit, and lean body mass is an important feature of optimal health. Your first "lifts" can exclude any plates, dumbells or machines. Build a strong base by establishing core strength and breathing technique. Planks, birddogs, wall squats, split squats, push ups, crunches and leglifts are just a few. Core strength will support proper technique and great results. ...Read more

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What is more effective in weight loss, free hand exercises or body building exercises in gym?

What is more effective in weight loss, free hand exercises or body building exercises in gym?

Low intensity : Weight loss exercise should be lower intensity than in weight maintenance. Most people are calorie restricting to lose weight. To burn fat, this is low intensity work outs that do not leave you hungry but send the message to burn fat. Once you hit maintanence, exercise intensity increases. ...Read more

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Where can I find good free workout programs?

Where can I find good free workout programs?

The public library: Or sometimes hospital libraries carry good dvds. That's where i'd start looking. Sometimes medical communities and hospitals offer free classes. Community centers often offer low cost classes as well. ...Read more

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Do brain training exercises such as lumosity really work?

Do brain training exercises such as lumosity really work?

Yes: Studies have shown that mental activities such as reading, puzzle games, etc can help prevent mental deterioration and conditions like alzheimer"s. ...Read more

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What are some free hand exercise to lose weight?

What are some free hand exercise to lose weight?

This article from: Livestrong has suggestions: http://www.livestrong.com/article/149432-free-hand-exercises-for-weight-loss/

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Please answer! what muscles does the machine press work compared to free weight bench press?

Please answer! what muscles does the machine press work compared to free weight bench press?

See below: if you are using machine for bench press you tend to isolate out several muscles. if you are using free weights, you need many more muscles to stabilize your upper body. therefore you get a more "total body" workout when you use free weights in general. ...Read more

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With a tailbone injury can you do strength training w weights ie squats,leg press, hip abducter and cardio - elliptical?

With a tailbone injury can you do strength training w weights ie squats,leg press, hip abducter and cardio - elliptical?

Varies: It varies somewhat based on the severity of the injury. If it is a fracture, you would be well suited to avoid exercises that put extra strain on that area such as seated military press, etc for 6-8 weeks. If it was more of a soft tissue injury, than basically you would just try to keep your activities to such a level that your pain is not aggravated, but could increase them as tolerated. ...Read more

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Wanting a good supplement for workouts i.E. Pullups, pushups, sit-ups?

Wanting a good supplement for workouts i.E. Pullups, pushups, sit-ups?

Bodyweight exercises: Pullups, pushups, and bodyweight squats when performed with proper technique are excellent exercises. You can learn more at this site: http://www.Alkavadlo.Com/. ...Read more

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Lost 35 lbs and did not lose a full pant size. Why? Cannot do weight bearing exercise. Did indoor walk w/cardio, weights and low impact leg exercises.

Lost 35 lbs and did not lose a full pant size. Why? Cannot do weight bearing exercise. Did indoor walk w/cardio, weights and low impact leg exercises.

DOES NOT MAKE SENCE: Loosing 35 lbs and not loosing a full pant size does not make any sence you should consult your doctor and get a thorough physical exam with weight height/bmi, blood tests etc, and discuss your weight loss of 35 lbs and no loss in the waist line, and what exercses you should be doing. ...Read more

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Do you know which workout program focuses on interval training?

Do you know which workout program focuses on interval training?

Many: interval training is the speeding up and slowing down of the velocity of your exercise. It can be any exercises including weights, cycling, running, swimming, etc. It is just alternating fast and slow in a pattern. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.

Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.

Yes, but at your: height, weight and age, you'll have to consider more of a lifestyle change. The major trick to losing weight is to eat less calories than you burn, eat good foods (not junk), drink plenty of water and exercise. There is considerable debate over what constitutes "good" foods, e.g., Paleo vs. low fat diets, but regardless, stick to these basics. You might need to be in a weight loss program. ...Read more

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What are some exercises that power lifters do for cardio fitness?

Hi/Low Intensity Mix: There seems to be a wide variation among elite power lifters about how much and how often to train. Climbing on a treadmill, interval training with emphasis on plyometrics, swimming sprints all make sense to improve cv fitness while maintaining muscle mass. Many power lifters reduce their aerobic training before competitions to avoid injury and joint strain. ...Read more