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Doctor insights on: Do Tricep Pushdowns Work The Abs

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Do burpees work abs to? I have heard it works ur whole body

Yes: Yes, definitely. By placing your body through a variety of movements, your core is working almost the entire time during burpees. ...Read more

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My abs are starting to disappear and come back I work out and see them but then they vabish over night?

My abs are starting to disappear and come back I work out and see them but then they vabish over night?

They're still there: When working out, the muscles have more blood flow and become bigger in appearance. They go back to their resting size after a while, until the next workout. With more weight training, the muscles will be bigger even in their resting state. ...Read more

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Monocyte %high, abs mc low, how does that work? I understand the dif concepts, but that doesn't make sense, can someone explain?

Monocyte %high, abs mc low, how does that work? I understand the dif concepts, but that doesn't make sense, can someone explain?

Total WBCs low: Let say that your total white blood cell count was quite low, but of those few cells present, most of them are monocytes, thus the % of monocytes of the total wbcs would be high. However, since you don't have many wbcs to begin with, your absolute monocyte number would be abnormally low (a high % of a really low number is still too low). ...Read more

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How often should I work out my abs?

How often should I work out my abs?

Abs: Actually abs are a muscle that you have a hard time overworking. My son is a workout fiend and never stops working his abs. But - it is a real good idea to work your back as well - not as much! - to balance the abs. Have fun! ...Read more

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How frequently should I work out my abs?

How frequently should I work out my abs?

Daily: Unlike other groups, these benefit from daily workouts rather than the usual 3x/week. Cable pulls against maximum resistance may be more helpful than endless crunches. ...Read more

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What exercises work well to work out your abs?

What exercises work well to work out your abs?

Crunches: Crunches, in its various forms target the abdominal muscles. Core strengthening exercises, as a group, are also quite effective. ...Read more

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What should I do to effectively work out my abs?

What should I do to effectively work out my abs?

Your Abs: To work out abs you can start w crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & the “bicycling” exercise on your back. Insure that you are engaging in regular aerobic exercise. 45 minutes a day would be a good goal to shoot for. ...Read more

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Please explain what exercises can help me work out abs?

Please explain what exercises can help me work out abs?

Hard work discipline: Eat enough lean protein but otherwise only enough to keep hunger at bay, and be willing to stay hungry some of each day. Good general aerobic conditioning, and some resistance exercises that target the ab muscles such as standing or kneeling cable crunches. This is a wonderful gift to give yourself and you'll be very glad. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best work outs to get abs fast?

Can you tell me what is the best work outs to get abs fast?

Hard work discipline: Eat enough lean protein but otherwise only enough to keep hunger at bay, and be willing to stay hungry some of each day. Good general aerobic conditioning, and some resistance exercises that target the ab muscles such as standing or kneeling cable crunches. This is a wonderful gift to give yourself and you'll be very glad. ...Read more

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Can the plank exercise really work as far as toning your abs?

Can the plank exercise really work as far as toning your abs?

It Can: Consult with a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. If the plank exercise is becoming too easy for you, a personal trainer will be abel to teach you other variations of the exercise. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Please describe a good exercise I can do at home to work my lower abs?

Please describe a good exercise I can do at home to work my lower abs?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am looking for some good ab routines that might give me abs (if I work hard) in about a month or two any suggestions?

I am looking for some good ab routines that might give me abs (if I work hard) in about a month or two any suggestions?

Sit ups.: Sit ups, and variations of them, are a great way to build your abs in a month or two. You may want to consult a fitness pro, to show you these, and how to do them correctly. ...Read more

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Can I still work out my abs if I have a hernia?

Can I still work out my abs if I have a hernia?

That depends: The type of hernia can dictate what you can do. There are many patients with hernias who work out on a regular basis with no problem. If you have symptoms, however, you should see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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I recently got blood work done and it says that my ABS BASO is 10*3/uL. What does this mean?

I recently got blood work done and it says that my ABS BASO is 10*3/uL. What does this mean?

Likely normal: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your basophil count is at the upper end of normal range. In itself it does not mean much. The count may be increased in some allergies. It would have been helpful to have complete report. ...Read more

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I just recently got blood work done and it says that my ABS BASO is 10*3/uL. What does this mean?

I just recently got blood work done and it says that my ABS BASO is 10*3/uL. What does this mean?

Nothing: If you're otherwise healthy, this never means anything. It can be useful in certain settings grouped with other lab values, but even for these it's moot thanks to today's gene testing. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

Home workout: Hi Anton,

If you have a smart phone, there are a lot of good apps nowadays that can give u some good home workouts and will tailor your workout based on what kind of equipment you have at home. Some good tools to have at home are dumbbells, a stability ball, exercise bands. If you haven't worked out on your own before, you may find it helpful to do a few sessions with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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Can laughing really hard actually work out your abs?

Can laughing really hard actually work out your abs?

Yes: You better laugh for a while, though! Laughter serves many purposes, and likely supports our mental health more than our physical health. Laughter does typically cause contraction of the abdominal muscles and the muscles between the ribs. If you can laugh enough to cause sore abs, then good for you! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lower back hurts when I try to work out my abs?

What does it mean if my lower back hurts when I try to work out my abs?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my lower abs hurt, after cramping from the gym? Can I still work out?

Could you tell me why my lower abs hurt, after cramping from the gym? Can I still work out?

Lactic acid buildup!: Overuse or relative overuse (more than muscles used to doing) will create a transient buildup of muscle soreness (lactic acid may cause). Usually worst 24-48 after causative workout. It is Ok to gently "push through" this discomfort, BUT do not force activity that causes overt pain. NSAIDs, rest, light stretching may help speed recovery. ...Read more

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Can a woman who works out get six-pack abs by exercise alone without using illegal steroids?

Can a woman who works out get six-pack abs by exercise alone without using illegal steroids?

Yes: Definitely "doable" the natural way. Also take a moment to consider your body image & what your goals are. It may be better to focus on general wellness than one particular anatomical feature. What good is a six-pack if you have to stress yourself out to get there? ...Read more

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My back caves inward like this (. It hurts bad when I do sit ups. How to work my abs without all the pain going to my back?

My back caves inward like this (. It hurts bad when I do sit ups. How to work my abs without all the pain going to my back?

Be creative: There are a number of different ways - you have to problem solve. One suggestion is to do your exercises lying flat on your back on a yoga mat on the ground, and doing exercises such as bicycle motions with your legs in the air. You can talk to a physical therapist for more details. ...Read more

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My 13 year old son is starting to work out for abs he did his exercise and now he's worried about the soreness he's gonna get. Anyway to get relief?

My 13 year old son is starting to work out for abs he did his exercise and now he's worried about the soreness he's gonna get. Anyway to get relief?

Inflammation: "Soreness" or inflammation of the musculature is an expected response to working out. If he is in good shape and doesn't feel any "popping" or "tearing" sounds during exercise he should be fine. Ice and appropriate dosed ibuprofen can assist in extreme soreness. It may be best to start his work out routine with a more experienced trainer. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose belly fat and get abs.?

What approaches work best to lose belly fat and get abs.?

Up tp you.: Depends on your current body status (how overweight you may be).

Lots of cardio: it is very difficult to see abs in anyone that is more than ~8% body fat. Cardio will lower your overall body fat percentage. Abdominal exercises to strengthen and bulk up your muscles. Don';t forget to hit your upper abs (leg raises) and obliques. ...Read more

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I had key hole laparoscopy surgery 7 weeks ago. Can I back to my gym routine? Like stretching, Yoga, Abs work out, Jogging, etc. Pls advise thank you

I had key hole laparoscopy surgery 7 weeks ago. Can I back to my gym routine? Like stretching, Yoga, Abs work out, Jogging, etc. Pls advise thank you

Depends.: Everyone heals at a different rate. Seven wks seems sufficient time for you to slowly return to your previous activities, but to be safe see your surgeon for a post op exam to clear you ...Read more

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I have anorexia and when I try to exercise my abs and the muscles I work swell for about 1 to 2 weeks and I don't know what to do or what that means.

I have anorexia and when I try to exercise my abs and the muscles I work swell for about 1 to 2 weeks and I don't know what to do or what that means.

? muscle strain: Which can happen to non conditioned individuals, you didn't mention whether your muscles become sore as well? You need to be coached well, high protein diet and warm up before exercise, a coach would guage the approprite exercises for your habitus and nutritional status together with a dietician. If still suffering follow up with your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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What should I do at the gym to work on a flat stomach/abs?

What should I do at the gym to work on a flat stomach/abs?

Core: For a flat belly, you have to both tone muscles and reduce belly fat. The first is done with abdominal and oblique core work like sit ups and crunches. The latter s done with decreased calory diet and aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get toned arms and abs if I work out every other day?

How long does it take to get toned arms and abs if I work out every other day?

8 weeks: You should generally see noticable changes at approximately the eight week mark. The arms may show changes sooner than the abs particularly if you are carrying some fat around your middle. This does not mean that the abs are not getting toned but they may not show as well until the fat is burned off. ...Read more