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Can T Straighten My Arm After Workout
Not likely.: If you can't straighten your arms, the muscles may be contracted, or in spasm. You should stretch out before and after your workouts to maintain flexibility and range of motion. ...Read more
During the 2 days after last work out, my arms won't straighten or raise above my head. Chances of Rhabdomyolysis, if I don't have any other symptoms?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Skip a day: Better to skip a day to let it recover. Exercise another group. ...Read more
What to do if I have only dumbbells(low to heavy weights) and an adjustable bench. I need an arm workout shedule for a month to get big guns fast?
Use them: Dumb elks and a bench are more than sufficient to work out each muscle group in the arms; push-ups, pull-ups, dips, curls, triceps extensions, military press, bench press, wrist curls just to name a few. ...Read more
Big Guns: Going for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more
Hi I'm a boxer and sometimes before a workout my arms don't feel as stron and I don't feel energetic what foods canhelp give meenergy while stil dietng?
Eat well: If you are trying to lose weight while working out with boxing, make sure you do several things. Hydration..... Drink at least 100 oz of water in addition to other drinks every day. Eat/drink high protein, low carb low fat foods, but keep some balance. Eat small amounts 5 to 6 times a day. If you are doing an aggressive program, it would be safer to check liver function tests periodically. ...Read more
I'm curious what could happen to your arm muscles if you don't drink a protein shake after the workout?
Yes: Yes. It will help develop your forearm muscles, which is important for arm wrestling. ...Read more
I've been working out for about a year now and recently after I finish my arm workout they aren't sore anymore. Is this good?
Yes.: It probably means that you're conditioned to a point where your muscular system has adapted to the stresses of your workouts. ...Read more
Muscle Hypertrophy: First you can build muscle at any age! Dr. Walter frontera has demonstrated this even in 80-90 year olds. If you want bulk like a body builder you must do multiple sets of 8-12 reps of a medium weight with little rest to hypertrophy type 1 fibers(endurance). If you want power you should do high weights with low reps and 2-3 minutes rest. Strength is somewhere in between. Variable is essential. ...Read more
Post work out pain: Make sure you are warming up; if you are seasoned athlete or weekend warrior, you must warm up before any workout — if this is not helping, you need a complete examination to determine the site and cause of pain — neck pain can radiate to the shoulder and vice versa — you will need an exam to tease this out. ...Read more
Yesterday morning I did a 30-minute arm workout, I woke up early this morning with pain and swelling at the elbow? What is going on?
Elbow pain: You probably strained it. Try ice, ace wrap and if no improvement or worsens you should get examined ...Read more
I have been doing workouts for past few years. But I find that my body especially my arms are not getting big. Can you please help me out?
When will I start to see a difference in my body if im doing davina dvd workouts 3 or 4 times a week and using 2kg weights on the arms section?
Feel before see!: You will begin to fel better, have more energy, nd sleep better with each passing week. As you burn far more calories than you take in via the "added" workouts, you will inevitably begin to shed weight. Shedding weight slowly seems to give the best chance to keep the weight off. Once you feel and see the results, you will become "addicted" to working out regularly and safely. This is a good addiction. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, veins can become prominent from working out. All girls are different, hopefully you'll find someone who cares about you instead of the veins in your arms. ...Read more
What to do if I want to work on my chest, core and arms but im not sure what workouts to do help?
Workouts: Consult with an exercise physiologist as they are experts in weight routines and diet to go along with it. Bench presses are the best chest exercise you can do, sitting or standing curls with good posture are excellent for arm strength, also preacher curls on a bench. Core exercises in the bosu ball are also excellent. Most gyms have the necessary materials you need. My best. ...Read more
Careful: Although this is somewhat of a generalization, there are primarily two types of soreness you might experience after exercise. One is felt during recovery phase from exercise and is felt to be a product of the lactic acid during anaerobic exercise in particular. The other is a sign of injury. In either case, you would be best to let that particular muscle group rest before exercising it again. ...Read more