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What's a good exercise to tone abbs?

What's a good exercise to tone abbs?

Pilates: Pilates focuses on strengthening the core muscles, which are the abdominals. You should always any regimen under the guidance of an experienced trainer to avoid the risk of injuries.
Weight training is also a good option.
I would recommend both pilates and weight training and I can say from personal experience that they are effective. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Which is the quickest exercise to tone abs?

Which is the quickest exercise to tone abs?

Exercise your..: Abdominal muscles, including your obliques. Fewer, but more strenuous reps are better, whether than using a machine, or the floor! ...Read more

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What is a good exercise to tone the butt and inner thighs?

What is a good exercise to tone the butt and inner thighs?

Squats and leg press: Are great exercises for the buttocks. Leg adduction exercises where you spread you legs out and bring them to ether against resistance are great for you inner thighs. Many gyms have machines that do just that. ...Read more

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What is an exercise I can do to tone my butt a lot in 2 weeks?

What is an exercise I can do to tone my butt a lot in 2 weeks?

Sit/stand/repeat: The gluteal muscles are those most involved in the process of standing. Any maneuver you can do to add resistance to standing up will tone you. This can be cabled resistance like a bowflex machine or weights on your shoulder. It might help you develop a proper form if you ask a personal trainer. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to tone my abs fast. Does anyone know a fast effective exercise?

What to do if I want to tone my abs fast. Does anyone know a fast effective exercise?

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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Looking to start exercising again. Mainly like to tone up and build endurance. What exercises r ideal? Haven't exercised in 3yrs don't want to overexert

Looking to start exercising again. Mainly like to tone up and build endurance. What exercises r ideal? Haven't exercised in 3yrs don't want to overexert

Cardio and Strength: Using caution when starting an exercise program is a wise idea. For endurance, try walking briskly, with periods of slower walking if necessary for recovery. For toning, try some bodyweight exercises that build muscle. These include squats, lunges, crunches, and pushups. They can be an excellent workout without any added weight, without the risks of using dumbbells or other weights. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment to tone up?

What exercise equipment to tone up?

Many options!: Can be a simple device or none at all. I personally recommend the total gym for simplicity. I am a fan of the airdyne as well. Pneumatic rowing machines will get the job done, and my concept ii rowing machine is the higher end there! But common to all these recommendation is the fact that you can use all extremities at once while exercising at once, and tone up more easily! ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good exercise plan to tone my body?

Docs, what's a good exercise plan to tone my body?

Resistance training: Toned means your muscles show through the fat. Resistance training (pushing or pulling against a weight) increases muscle mass, so it shows through the fat. Search online for 'resistance training for beginners.' an even better plan is to combine resistance training with a proper diet to reduce the fat that's hiding those muscles. Search online for 'paleo diet.'. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good exercise to help me lose extra weight and tone up?

Yes: Swimming is a great low impact activity. Don't be afraid to change up your activity as well to include biking, or elliptical as well. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Which type of exercise/ diet plan helps to shrink body fat/tone abs best?

Which type of exercise/ diet plan helps to shrink body fat/tone abs best?

Cardio Mix: Agreed, you can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Is swimming the most effective cardio exercise? And would it tone your body?

Is swimming the most effective cardio exercise? And would it tone your body?

Not really: While swimming is a very effective aerobic exercise, it's hard to say what's the best
i think for most people running and cycling are probably the best
the majority of people probably can't swimwell enough to get a good workout
i think it would be ideal to run, cycle and run 2x/week each
i'd also recommend some flexibility and strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Exercise: Regardless of whether you want to lose baby weight or belly fat, consider body weight exercises rather than purchasing equipment. Http://www. Mensfitness. Com/topics/body-weight-workouts, http://www. Muscleandfitness. Com/workouts/workout-routines/5-best-bodyweight-training-exercises & http://www. Menshealth. Com/fitness/ultimate-body-weight-workout. ...Read more

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I am not overweight. I just need to tone. Can I tone without changing my eating habbits, just moniter my portions and add exercise to my daily routine?

I am not overweight. I just need to tone. Can I tone without changing my eating habbits, just moniter my portions and add exercise to my daily routine?

Sure.: Moderately sized portions along with cardiovascular exercise and light weight training will help you tone. Keep the protein intake up (1 gram per pound of body weight) will help you build lean muscle. ...Read more

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How long should a teenager exercise to lose weight and tone up?

How long should a teenager exercise to lose weight and tone up?

It depends: It is helpful to check in with your doctor to determine what form of exercise is safest for your body type. The length of time to exercise will depend upon your body type, your current physical condition. First get the all clear from your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Start slow with walking even if it is for a block at a time. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to tone and lift your butt, hips and thighs?

What is the best exercise to tone and lift your butt, hips and thighs?

Several options: Exercises that will strengthen, tone and condition for hip, butt and thigh muscles include walking, swimming, bicycling, and training on a recumbent bike or elliptical trainer. In order to achieve a goal of healthier butt/thigh/hips, you will need to commit to a regular and consistent program. Consider a consult with a physical therapist for professional guidance. ...Read more

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Please explain which exercise can I do to tone my butt but make my thighs skinnier?

Please explain which exercise can I do to tone my butt but make my thighs skinnier?

Many: There are many different types of squats that help beyond the standard squat, these include sumo squats, single leg squats, pistol squats, squat jacks, side squats. Then many different variants of lunges to help to like regular lunges, reverse lunges and curtly lunges. Skinnier thighs really comes from losing weight and that requires focusing on your diet in addition to exercise. ...Read more

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My skin tone has been progressively becoming darker over the last year. I ave been very fair. Stuck at 95kg despite vigorous exercise @ 5'9".

My skin tone has been progressively becoming darker over the last year. I ave been very fair. Stuck at 95kg despite vigorous exercise @ 5'9".

Skin darkening: What the cause of skin darkening depends on where the darkening (hyperpigmentation) is. It's different for localized vs. Generalized. Certain conditions and medications can cause hyperpigmentation of the skin. For example, in people with diabetes or pcos, skin can darken on the neck, underarms, groin, even face and weight loss is difficult. This needs to be looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I want some exercise to tone my arms and lose fats?

I want some exercise to tone my arms and lose fats?

See the Links: Attached below are links to help you.

http://www. Webmd. Com/fitness-exercise/features/exercise-lose-weight

http://www. Webmd. Com/fitness-exercise/features/tightening-and-toning-arms ...Read more

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I want exercise to tone my arms as soon as possible without using weights?

Do you like doing: Other types of exercises? For example, doing yoga can tone not only your arms but your abs, back, buttocks, legs. It's an overall body toner using your body isometrically as a weight. The other exercise that does similarly is swimming even if it's just doing aqua aerobics, or laps. Does a beautiful job of toning arms and full body in a weightless environment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get quite red in the face upon intense cardio exercise, or sitting in hot steam room? I have fair skin, but olive tone

Is it normal to get quite red in the face upon intense cardio exercise, or sitting in hot steam room? I have fair skin, but olive tone

Rosacea: Typical signs and symptoms of rosacea include facial flushing, blushing, redness, burning, red bumps, and small cysts. The symptoms tend to come and go. The skin may be clear for weeks, months, or years and then erupt again. Rosacea tends to evolve in stages and typically causes inflammation of the skin of the face, particularly the forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin. ...Read more

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Can exercise tone flab and loose skin in legs?

Can exercise tone flab and loose skin in legs?

Elastin fibers: Exercise is a great thing to do for heart, lungs, and overall health, even mood.Muscles are conditioned and tightened by exercise. Skin is not. Younger persons skin will shrink as one loses fat, older skin does not. ...Read more

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Which type of diet/exercise should I do to tone up my tummy and lose weight in general?

Which type of diet/exercise should I do to tone up my tummy and lose weight in general?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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