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Doctor insights on: Cycling Gloves Vs Weight Lifting Gloves

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What are the health benefits of cycling compared to weight lifting?

What are the health benefits of cycling compared to weight lifting?

Depends on goals: Less stres on joints. Low impact exercise such as cycling is less stressful on joints. Possibly less chafe for joint injury. Increases stamina and cardiovascular fitness and endurance. ...Read more

Weight Lifting (Definition)

Weight lifting refers to the activity of lifting weights, or using resistance bands, pulley systems, or similar resistance apparatus to increase muscle mass or to tone the body. This can either be done competitively or as a ...Read more


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Weight lifting problems?

Try to be: More specific about your question (s), so that we can better guide you. Consider rephrasing and reposting your questions with more information. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is weight lifting only for men?

Is weight lifting only for men?

Not at all: Resistance training can serve a great benefit for women including maintaining bone density and muscle mass. It can also help augment a weight loss plan in conjunction with caloric restriction and cardiovascular training too. ...Read more

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Does Weight Lifting improve health?

Does Weight Lifting improve health?

Yes: A portion of it. Weight lifting creates increased strength and muscle tone while burning calories. However, aerobic exercise and flexibility training as well as proper diet and rest are also important for well rounded conditioning and over all health. ...Read more

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How to get into free weight lifting?

While there are: Many internet resources out there, I'd encourage you to consider seeking the input of a certified person trainer. As form/technique are very important when embarking in a free weight regimen. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to weight lifting?

Are there benefits to weight lifting?

Numerous: Including aiding in maintenance of bone density, muscle mass, improved moods, improved cardiovascular parameters, reduced osteoarthritis symptoms and the list goes on!!! ...Read more

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Could weight lifting make you faster?

Could weight lifting make you faster?

Probably not: Weight lifting increases muscle mass, which increases body weight. A big muscle does not necessarily make a fast muscle. Light weight lifting can be used to "tone" musculature, but if taken too far, the extra muscle mass might reduce speed. For increased speed, the best exercises are cross-training, sprinting and endurance running. ...Read more

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Need some weight lifting tips please!?

Need some weight lifting tips please!?

Slow but steady: Start easy and don't overdo it. The biggest mistake I see is people overdo it, then are unable to resume the program for many days. I recommend starting with low-impact cardiovascular exercise, then weight training, then stretching. Low weight, high reps tends to create strength with muscle tone and definition. High weight, worked to fatigue, low reps, tends to create muscle bulk. ...Read more

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I would like help with weight lifting.?

I would like help with weight lifting.?

Personal trainer: Weight lifting when done properly can be great for your health and bones. Its best to get advice from someone who can observe your technique and make real-time adjustments. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the benefits of Weight Lifting?

What are the benefits of Weight Lifting?

Strength, more-: -defined muscles. Really should B done with cardio on days off. Lifting in a standing position loads Ur spine & lower extremities. Good bone strength, will keep osteoporosis @ bay later in life. Lifting weights with arms free or machines, prevents myopenia, poor muscles, & also keeps Ur upper body bone structure strong. A stressed bone will add more calcium & strong structure, all good 4 later life ...Read more

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At what age can you start weight lifting?

At what age can you start weight lifting?

Truth is, any age.: Lifting light weights is OK at any age, provided that the amount of weight is appropriate for the person lifting it. Where people get in trouble is trying to lift too much, too fast. For a healthy physique, one does NOT need to lift the heaviest weights possible. Start with light weights, and SLOWLY work up. Children don't gain much muscle mass until pubertal testosterone kicks in. Go easy. ...Read more

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Which weight lifting workouts should I do?

Which weight lifting workouts should I do?

That depends on what: Your goals are. Weight gain,
weight loss, increasing strength, increasing muscle mass, etc. You need to define that before being able to select a plan that is optimum for you. ...Read more

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What is a good age to start weight lifting?

What is a good age to start weight lifting?

High school or later: Around high school age, kids have more maturity (better long-term planning and dedication) and more body image awareness. They also have more testosterone, so their muscles will grow stronger with exercise. Mild or moderate weights are fine, but excessively heavy weights may be bad for their bone's growth plates. After finishing height growth (at age 16-18), they can start using heavier weights. ...Read more

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Could weight lifting have stunted my growth?

Could weight lifting have stunted my growth?

Probably not.: Unless you lifted weights so heavy that you broke your growth plates (I'm sure you didn't do this), then the answer is no. Except in extreme cases of malnourishment, most Americans get PLENTY of food. Therefore, if you are "stunted" then the chances are that you were not genetically programmed to be tall. FYI, moderate weight lifting is now recommended to athletic teens as part of their routine. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Weight Lifting?

What are the complications of Weight Lifting?

Risks: Injury is the most common complication. Doing each exercise correctly, using a spotter and using the correct weight for yourself can prevent many injuries. ...Read more

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Can weight lifting decrease body growth (height)?

Can weight lifting decrease body growth (height)?

No: At a listed age of 22, weightlifting is not going to change your height, nothing will. You are finished growing. For those in their early teens that start weightlifting, we encourage them to avoid powerlifting until they have reached their final height. ...Read more

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What should I eat before and after weight lifting?

Hydrate before &: Hydrate before and eat lightly. Digestion should not interfere with exercise. Afterwards hydrate and injest as much protein as is reasonable! ...Read more

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Is it better to do reps, or time for weight lifting?

Is it better to do reps, or time for weight lifting?

Depends: It depends on what you are trying to accomplish. Are you looking to build muscle mass, strenght, flexibility, loose weight or increase weight. This is a technical question to discuss with a trainer (also be careful who you talk too). Read journals like men's journal. Men's health magazine... ...Read more

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Please describe the top ten weight lifting exercises?

Please describe the top ten weight lifting exercises?

See details: You ask 10 personal trainers and you may get 10 different answers. My list includes squats, lunges, leg presses, curls, pushups, leg lifts, flies, dips, pull downs and shrugs. However, there are another 15-20 exercises that are part of my exercise rotation. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some good weight lifting tips?

Weightlifting tips: Obvious one: don't push hard if you're hurt. ...Read more

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Can heavy weight lifting affect my performance in bed?

Yes: Sometimes working certain muscle groups will actually improve your sexual performance. Straining a muscle will be a performance negative however. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is jacking off after weight lifting bad?

Can you tell me is jacking off after weight lifting bad?

Omg: ? Where do some of these? 's come from?

Well suppose it will cause no problems as long as you are not doing it while in a public gym! ...Read more

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Pounds of body fat. How will weight lifting add to this?

Pounds of body fat. How will weight lifting add to this?

Shouldn't: Anaerobic exercise will increase metabolism burn fat and increase muscle. ...Read more

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Weight-lifting doesn't really stunt a teen's growth, right?

Weight-lifting doesn't really stunt a teen's growth, right?

Correct: That is a false belief. Teenagers do need to be instructed in proper technique, and the equipment should be the correct size. ...Read more

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Weight lifting or cardio? What is better for overall health?

Weight lifting or cardio? What is better for overall health?

Both are good.: Great circulation is more important that great strength, so cardio may have a slight advantage. ...Read more

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Is it bad if I feel achy after every weight lifting session?

Is it bad if I feel achy after every weight lifting session?

Weight lifting: Weight lifting is an art, please seek professional help for the training as if you do not use a roper technique you can hurt yourself badly. If done with proper technique and you do not have any other contraindications to weight lifting it is okay to do it. Please see your doctor for pre approval. Some muscle soreness is common. ...Read more

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Would weight lifting exercises help to build me a back bigger?

Would weight lifting exercises help to build me a back bigger?

Maybe but be careful: You can make things worse. Start with stretching exercises first, especially your hamstrings. If not improving see your doc. ...Read more