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Doctor insights on: Exercises For Flabby Arms For Older Women

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Can saggy body get toned after 8 years? Can strength training and cardio tone the saggy body as i am young? I am 21 year old female.

Can saggy body get toned after 8 years? Can strength training and cardio tone the saggy body as i am young? I am 21 year old female.

Yes and Maybe: It depends on the degree of sagging and quality of the skin. If the skin is hanging as in someone that has lots a lot of weight, or there is poor elasticity or stretch marks it may not resolve without surgery. However, you are young and that certainly helps. Getting fit and increasing muscle tone will certainly help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

Is it possible for you to lift sagging older breasts with exercise and losing weight?

No these will not: Prevent or eliminate sagging. However, building up pectoralis muscles can cause breast tissue to sit differently on the chest (often more attractive). ...Read more

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How much abdominal exercises per week are needed to maintain tone for a 25 year old female?

How much abdominal exercises per week are needed to maintain tone for a 25 year old female?

Unanswerable: First i doubt that this is question for a medical site. Exercise is so personal and so varied and the outcomes are so different. There is no story to your question. As a physician when discussing exercise i would put abdominal exercises at the bottom of the list for effective exercise. One needs big muscle groups moving and cardiovascular exercise to keep toned and healthy. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises are best for sedentary women over 40 years old?

What kind of exercises are best for sedentary women over 40 years old?

Start slow.: Don't hit it too hard too fast. Start slow, maybe twenty minutes of light cardiovascular work to get your feet wet. As this becomes easier, lengthen your sessions and go harder. ...Read more

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My trainer said, that people who used to be obese, then lost their weight, will notice having larger than average leg muscles, compared to others.?

My trainer said, that people who used to be obese, then lost their weight, will notice having larger than average leg muscles, compared to others.?

Yes if they r active: I have been suprize by how mascular is the legs of obese people are, this likely due to the extra weight that they have to carry around 24/7. This of course is until their movement and activity start to slow down, at then you will probably start seeing atrophy and loss of this mascular bulk. ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend for toning thighs and legs?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend for toning thighs and legs?

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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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend for my tummy and arms?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend for my tummy and arms?

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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What are some good cardio exercises for thirteen year old girls?

What are some good cardio exercises for thirteen year old girls?

Multiple: There are several exercises, running, bike riding, swimming, using an elliptical, etc. The teenager should choose which ever on they like. ...Read more

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Transgender fitness. Male to female. Women tend to be more flexible than men. Will hormone replacement therapy also increase my flexibility?

Transgender fitness. Male to female. Women tend to be more flexible than men. Will hormone replacement therapy also increase my flexibility?

Not really: Interesting question. This is technically possible, due to effects on ligaments, BUT, the effect would likely be quite minimal. Try yoga or stretching band exercises- these will probably work better. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for 13 year olds who are a tad overweight?

What are some good exercises for 13 year olds who are a tad overweight?

See details: Almost any aerobic activity is worth it including running, playing sports., cycling, swimming, walking, etc. Anything that gets them off the couch, away from the computer and outside the house. ...Read more

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At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?

At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?

MostlyAfter50But: Most facelifts are done in people older than 50 years age.But having said that there are exceptions and some young people also need it and get it Best anti aging for skin Don't sit in sun too much Eat healthy Moisturise your skin Avoid getting Overweight Exercise regularly ...Read more

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Are situps or crunches better for my pre-teen children?

Are situps or crunches better for my pre-teen children?

Proper form: Is essential. Full situps have been out of vogue for a long time as too much of the back is used. Crunches are beneficial when done right. Pilates works wonders and requires good form and prevents injuries. ...Read more

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Is lifting weights for older men safe and is it good for them?

Is lifting weights for older men safe and is it good  for them?

Modest and: Progressive weight training for toning and not body building is just fine. The key is to start low and slowly build up to avoid tendon, muscle and joint trauma. Would elicit the advice of a trainer. Don't forget to incorporate aerobic exercise as well. ...Read more

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Do middle age women who take several types of medication have to weigh a bit more?

Do middle age women who take several types of medication have to weigh a bit more?

Below: The amount of the medication can and will be adjusted to weight in children, but infrequently for adults. SO NO ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a 5'0 ft women but they workout and lift weights.?

What is the ideal weight for a 5'0 ft women  but they workout and lift weights.?

112: Your recommended weight range is between 102 and 127 lbs. Your ideal will vary according to what weight you feel comfortable being, your energy level with a specific weight, whether you tend to be thinner or heavier, your cardiac risk factors, among other things, your bone mass... ...Read more

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What are good exercises for old aged people?

What are good exercises for old aged people?

Low impact: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing. ...Read more