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What type of push-ups can I do to define my chest?

What type of push-ups can I do to define my chest?

Standard pushups ok: Standard pushups are fine. You can change it up a bit to exercise different parts of the chest by bringing the hands closer together or by placing your feet on a short bench (inverted) as 2 examples ...Read more

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Which type of exercise should be done in home , to shape our chest , other that pushups?

Which type of exercise should be done in home , to shape our chest , other that pushups?

Chest exercises: Pushups are a great exercise. Specifically for the chest you can also do flys, incline and decline presses. Make sure you do well rounded workout however. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise stress the heart more high resistance such as push ups or cardio such as jogging and plyometrics?

Which type of exercise stress the heart more high resistance such as push ups or cardio such as jogging and plyometrics?

Varies: It varies in general based upon the intensity of the workout itself. But in general, the reason cardio workouts have that name is because of their cardiac conditioning benefit. A resistance program can have a cardio benefit as well. One way to evaluate your particular workout is to follow your heart rate with a moniter. ...Read more

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What is the biomechanics of muscle contraction types while doin push-ups?

What is the biomechanics of muscle contraction types while doin push-ups?

EccentricConcentric: When you lower your body to the floor, this is considered an eccentric exercise, where you're applying the load and lengthening the musculotendonous unit as you go down further. When you push away from the floor, this is considered a concentric exercise, as you shorten the musculotendonous unit as the load is applied. ...Read more

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I have a wrist pain on the top part of my hand whenever i put any type of pressure like doing pushups, is this carpaltunnel or something else?

I have a wrist pain on the top part of my hand whenever i put any type of pressure like doing pushups, is this carpaltunnel or something else?

Sprain: Doubt carpal tunnel which generally presents with numbness/tingling in all or some of fingers: thumb, index, long (middle), and partially ring finger. A sprain, stress injury from repetetive use or impaction, ganglion cyst are common causes. See an orthopedist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Type 2 diabetic from 8 years, bad left shoulder pain in push-ups and flat bench press, uric acid normal,cbc normal,please advice meds for muscle cramp?

Type 2 diabetic from 8 years, bad left shoulder pain in push-ups and flat bench press, uric acid normal,cbc normal,please advice meds for muscle cramp?

Rest: And short term NSAIDs topical or oral May provide relief. Assuming your blood work is normal would assume your workouts are not helping. If no improvement with conservative measures, May need imaging to rule out any rotator cuff tears that may be addressed surgically ...Read more

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How do I do push ups correctly?

See Video: I would refer to this youtube video. The only point i would add is that if you have any shoulder problems, i would only bring your elbows just shy of 90 degrees to the floor. http://youtu.be/uwofk_u1i30. ...Read more

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How can I do a handstand push up?

How can I do a handstand push up?

A lot of practice: And some strong shoulders. Realize a handstand pushup is really an inverted military press. So unless you can shoulder press your own body weight a handstand push up will be all but impossible. But if you work on your shoulder(deltoid) strength and your balance(though you can always use a wall), this will be a good start. ...Read more

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