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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
It is possible: Lifting weights is not a good idea at all for you with your condition. You can discuss with your doctor if it would be okay to try bicep curlsmwith a weight belt on. I think bench pressing may be too much strain on the lower back even with a belt. ...Read more
Several: At home you can do biceps curls, triceps extensions(over your head w/ one), barrel flys to work pecs and deltoid and 'pistons' to work lats.Have a personal trainer show you how to do these safely. Best of luck! ...Read more
I only use body weight when strength training. What should I do not using dumbells to increase intensity?
Weight Training : Do less reps with more weight to fatigue your muscles. Start first set with no more than 6 to 8 reps, rest only 10 seconds or less and then go to second set. Object is to fatigue your muscles, last rep should be all you could possibly do. Monitor your progress and increase the weight when certain exercises become much easier. Best wishes. ...Read more
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