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Will weight training and aerobic exercise contribute to inflammation and joint pain with sle or will increased strength help?

Will weight training and aerobic exercise contribute to inflammation and joint pain with sle or will increased strength help?

Strike a balance: Arthritis, especially inflammatory type (like lupus or rheumatoid) responds well to moderate exercise. You have to find the right amount for your body. I encourage you to do weights and aerobic exercise but i urge you to get help with it at first. See a physical therapist or sports med trainer and explain your situation. You don't want an injury and you don't want to over do it at first. ...Read more

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How can I increase muscle strength?

How can I increase muscle strength?

Lift heavy objects: Lift heavy objects 2-3x/week which will build muscle strength. Try at least , 6-8 repetitions of the same repetitive lifting. Add proper diet to the regimen. ...Read more

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Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Any websites for providing calisthenic exercises and stretches and balance exercises for ligaments,tendons,joints, and muscles?(NOT THERAPY,THOUGH)

Free exercise sites: Here are a few references: https://www.learnvest.com/2013/01/10-free-workout-sites-youll-love/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-smith2/free-online-workout_b_7722024.html https://www.freetrainers.com/ ...Read more

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What's the best way to maximise muscle growth and muscle recovery after strength and conditioning training?

What's the best way to maximise muscle growth and muscle recovery after strength and conditioning training?

Protein : Right after working out, for the few hours thereafter, your body is in a period where added protein can be helpful in achieving further growth. I would avoid steroids or products like creatinine kinase which have been associated with kidney injury. ...Read more

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What strength training exercises can I do without lifting weights to tone up and lose weight?

What strength training exercises can I do without lifting weights to tone up and lose weight?

There are options: You could do isometric exercises. This means that you use your own body to create resistance. Imagine pushing against a door that is already locked, this generates muscle contraction but you aren't lifting anything heavy. Also aqua aerobics is a good option. You will have resistance from the water but again you don't have to lift anything heavy. Talk to your primary doctor to get their blessing. ...Read more

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Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Yes: Running is an excellent exercise for building cardiovascular endurance; if you run distances you will improve your slow-twitch muscle tone and over time as you decrease body fat your muscles may appear more defined; if you focus on sprinting you will engage fast-twitch muscle and may see more of a "mass" effect; if you are trying for body-builder muscles strength training in gym is your best bet. ...Read more

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Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Depends....: Depends on how you choose to do them. Here's a pretty good link with lots of info on ways you can change it up for different outcomes: http://exercise.About.Com/cs/weightlifting/a/supersets.Htm. ...Read more

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What are cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength?

What are cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength?

Fitness: CV endurance refers to aerobic conditioning, or the body's ability to maintain a heightened level of physical activity over a long period of time. I liken it to marathons over sprints, like driving freeway miles instead of city miles. Your heart is fondest of freeway miles vs short bursts that we think of as city miles-like your auto! Achieve CV endurance by steady exertion over longer pds of time ...Read more

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Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

No evidence !: No evidence either the hormone, and/or potential conversion to testosterone increases anabolic (muscle building) effects. Plus, it may have unknown long term side-effects. ...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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Power foods and fruits for abs and increase strength,stamina and muscle size?

Power foods and fruits for abs and increase strength,stamina and muscle size?

Exercise: there are no particular foods which target having well-developed abs. The way to have good abs is through exercise and weight loss. No particular foods make this happen more easily. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bodyweight/ alternative ways one can use to gain strength and muscle mass?

Bodyweight enough: To help gain strength and muscle mass when used properly with various exercises in a carefully designed program. Proper positioning and use of gravity can result in loads of up to 3xbody weight. Other ways use water therapy program for extra resistance if you cannot do traditional landbased exercises due to chronic pain or morbid obesity. See experienced personal trainer, pt, or a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Suggestions for low/no impact.Exercises to strength core muscles?

Suggestions for low/no impact.Exercises to strength core muscles?

Mayo Clinic: Mayoclinic.Com has a good list of non-impact core exercises under multimedia tab. The slide show and explanation is pretty informative. ...Read more

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Is it okay for people with high blood pressure to do exercises that improve core strength, increase bone mass and muscle tone?

Is it okay for people with high blood pressure to do exercises that improve core strength, increase bone mass and muscle tone?

Yes, within reason: Once blood pressure controlled, it should be safe to exercise. You may want to get an exercise prescription from your physician. Specifically, look for do' sand don'ts. ...Read more

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Which workouts causes microfractures, so you can stretch and help increase height?

Which workouts causes microfractures, so you can stretch and help increase height?

None: It sounds like you are looking for some type of exercise that will result in microfractures which then lead to lengthening of the bones and increased height? To my knowledge this is not possible. There is something called the ilizarov technique in which an external fixator is utilized for limb lengthening or straightening, but this is used for abnormal limb pathology. ...Read more

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Can muscle mass help with height increase?

Can muscle mass help with height increase?

No: Mainting muscle mass through exercise may prevent loss of height through prevention of osteoporosis, but will not add to the height of an adult. ...Read more

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What exercises and herbs can increase peristalsis?

What exercises and herbs can increase peristalsis?

These can: Aerobic exercise is a great way of increasing peristalsis. Enough water and fiber in your diet has this effect too. Ginger works. For a spastic colon, camomile and rhubarb are also beneficial. ...Read more

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Does Cardio and strength training exercises in the gym break the Hymen?

Does Cardio and strength training exercises in the gym break the Hymen?

Not that I am aware-: -of. as far as I know only vaginal penetration will do this, and not all females have a hymen or a complete one as this would not allow for period flow. these actually need surgical incision. ...Read more