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Doctor insights on: Dumbbell Flys

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Are dumbbell flys effective?

Are dumbbell flys effective?

Depends: Dumbell flys will exercise your deltoids and pectoral muscles in particular. This is effective if your goal is to increase the strength of these muscles. ...Read more

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How old should I be to use 5kg dumbbells?

How old should I be to use 5kg dumbbells?

Lifting weights: We often advise that kids should not be lifting weights before puberty as it puts additional strain on growing tendons and bones and can affect height and cause injury. That being said, you should only be using a weight that you can hold or move steadily to avoid injury. If you are shaking too much trying to carry 5 pounds or 50 pounds, it's too heavy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use dumbbells at the age of 14 yrs?

Is it ok to use dumbbells at the age of 14 yrs?

Use a trainer: Weightlifting like many sports activities can be beneficial if done right ; can produce significant injury if done wrong. Any 14yo should be supervised by a trained professional, preferably one certified in the area.Early training focuses on technique ; low intensity weights. Power lifting ; body building are not recommended until the kid reaches skeletal maturity (final height, b.O., shaves). ...Read more

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Will lifting 5 pound dumbbells stunt my growth?

Will lifting 5 pound dumbbells stunt my growth?

Nope: If you are basically healthy , then your growth will determined by the potential your dna has. Nothing you do will really matter. There are no exercises or supplements that will make you taller than you are meant to be. ...Read more

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Are 6kg dumbbell weights any good for beginners?

Are 6kg dumbbell weights any good for beginners?

Possibly: If used in a program of graded increase in weights and generally good exercise, dumbell weights of various strengths can be helpful. You should exercise through stiff ness but not through pain. A good physical exercise counselor can help design a program depending upon your goals. ...Read more

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My chin hurts after hitting it on a dumbbell. Ice it?

My chin hurts after hitting it on a dumbbell. Ice it?

Sore chin: If the chin is just sore after hitting it with a dumbell, then i would ice it 20 minutes every hour for the first 2 days. If you are not allergic, you can also take an anti-inflammatory medicine like advil (ibuprofen) or naproxen. If there is any change in your teeth fitting together, then you should definitely see a dentist or physician. ...Read more

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Do you grow when you use dumbbells at the age of 14 yrs?

Not really: You are too young to be posting on healthtap at 14 yo. You must be older in order to ask questions, since you're under parental supervision. ...Read more

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Do you have a good circuit workout that only requires dumbbells?

Do you have a good circuit workout that only requires dumbbells?

Total body: If you want a total body workout using only dumbells then here it is. Start with lower body with lunges, then straight leg dead lift, calf raises, all can be done with dumbells. Next a bicep and tricep exercise done alternating dumbells with supinating curls into overhead extensions. Next a shoulder exercise which works all 3 heads, the Arnold press. And finally, chest press and single arm rows ...Read more

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Are there any helpful exercises I can do with a single dumbbell?

Are there any helpful exercises I can do with a single dumbbell?

Yes: Single-arm dumbbell curls for biceps, dumbbell kickbacks for triceps, and side lateral raises for shoulders. ...Read more