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Do PCPs get a kickback for refering patients to specialists or prescribing meds? I have heard this and wondered if it was true.
Could lifting weights count as strength training, or is doing squats, crunches, kickbacks, etc strength training?
Strength training: Training your muscles for increased strength and endurance should be a gradual process to avoid injuries. Lifting your own body weight such as in pushups, pullups, squats, lunges has similar benefit for staying fit. A good healthy diet plan is a must. Avoid junk calories and focus on nutrition with veggies and fruits. Stay regular and consistent. Good luck. ...Read more
An addendum - totally happened within 6 months of taking crestor! cannot convince dr. That gets a kickback from this drug. Coronary arteries-clean!
Angry?: Why don't you just stop the drug if you don't want to take it? No one can force you to take it if you don't want to. Btw, correlation does not prove causation. If a red car drives by your house and your forget where you put your keys, did the red car cause you to forget? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's a great workout: So much can be done with so little. You can essentially work out every muscle group with the right combination of weights. Start with a pair of 2.5lb, 5 lb, 10 lb, 15 lb and 20 lb dumbbells, no more is needed, start simple.Start with exercise that work more than one muscle group at a time. Remember. Core strength is the foundation all exercises build upon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since I can't afford going to the gym. I only have two pound dumbells. What can I do for strength ?
Some things: You can put them into a bag and make them 4 pounds and then step up and down on a stair case with them or do curls with them. You can also add some other heavier household items to a strong bag and use that as well. Also, push-ups, squats, crunches, are exercises that build both upper and lower body strength. ...Read more
No recommendation: There is no recommended age. A child can start weight training when and if they are interested in doing so, and so long as they are properly instructed in how to properly lift; safety first! as a general rule for prepubertal kids, they should stick with lighter weights and avoid max. Weights. ...Read more