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Doctor insights on: Exercises Lifting Firming Breasts

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Does doing push-ups, pectoral exercises make breasts smaller?

Does doing push-ups, pectoral exercises make breasts smaller?

No.: Breast overlies the muscle and is not connected to it. Muscles get larger with training, but breast remains the same size. ...Read more

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Can chest sculpting exercises reduce moobs?

Can chest sculpting exercises reduce moobs?

Slightly: But not to a great deal. Weight loss and exercise can decrease girth of gynecomastia a little, but not significantly. Liver function okay? Have you talked to your prescribing physician about current medications and relationship to gynecomastia? While weight loss and exercise can help, if it does not decrease it enough when you are at a healthy weight, then surgery is next option. ...Read more

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Exercises to change bulk up pectoral muscles?

Exercises to change bulk up pectoral muscles?

Pushups, for one. : Push-ups, and bench presses are the most common. Make sure that you are also doing exercises that build your back and biceps so that you keep your posture stable. ...Read more

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What exercises are for firming breasts?

What exercises are for firming breasts?

None: Breast tissue is mostly adipose (fat) not a muscle. It is therefore impossible to "firm it up" with exercise. ...Read more

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Will toning my stomach (pushups, situps, pullups, etc.) help my stretch marks?

Will toning my stomach (pushups, situps, pullups, etc.) help my stretch marks?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Pain in arm stretching before lifting weights. Just lift and skip stretches ?

Pain in arm stretching before lifting weights. Just lift and skip stretches ?

Stretching: Some studies are showing that some people don't need as much stretching as others. Consider range of motion warm-ups if the stretches hurt. Don't forget the cool-down after, too. ...Read more

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Could boxing and light weight lifting firm my breasts?

Could boxing and light weight lifting firm my breasts?

Breast: Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size or firm up fatty tissue.. ...Read more

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Will lifting weights help decrease sacroiliac pain?

Will lifting weights help decrease sacroiliac pain?

Possibly: General weight training and core strengthening can certainly help with pain in the sacroiliac joint area. On the other hand, it may worsen the pain. Regardless, it likely won't harm the joint. If the pain doesn't get better or worsens, you really need to see a physiatrist or other musculoskeletal/spine specialist. There are certain conditions a rheumatologist can manage for sacroiliac joint pa. ...Read more

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Does toning up your chest help sagging breasts?

Does toning up your chest help sagging breasts?

Minimal help: Sagging breasts is a common problem. Toning up the chest muscles (known as the pectoralis) will give some help but no enough of a difference. The only way to get lift sagging breasts is the get a breast lift or mastopexy by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How effective is breast lifting exercises?

How effective is breast lifting exercises?

Not particularly: Remember the breast tissue is fatty tissue and while it does have some connection to the underlying muscle tissue, that anatomic relationship tends to have limited overall affect on the cosmetic appearance of the breast. ...Read more

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What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

Prone Leg lifts: A good one is to lay prone, on your belly. Lift one straight leg towards the ceiling and hold for count of 10-15. Do series 6-10 7078769922with each leg alternatively. Then if you place your arms and hands under you toward your groin you can lift both legs after some practice. Keep head to midline ! ...Read more

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Might heavy lifting burn fat while still building muscle mass?

Might heavy lifting burn fat while still building muscle mass?

Diet and exercise: Are the key. Watch your calories, increase your baseline metabolism by working out; this increases muscle mass and you'll burn more calories. And maintaining a positive nitrogen balance by eating enough protein is also important for building muscle mass. Don't expect miracles overnight, but set a reasonable goal to look better in a month and go from there. ...Read more

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Will breast exercises really work?

Will breast exercises really work?

Not really: They can build up the pectoral muscles (beneath the breast) but do nothing to enlarge or reshape the breast itself. ...Read more

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Doing multiple pushups helps lose man boobs?

Doing multiple pushups helps lose man boobs?

No: Gynecomastia (aka man boobs) are accumulation of breast tissue in men. They are not a function of fat and working out your pectoral muscles will not eliminate them. If you truly have gynecomastia, it will need to be corrected by a plastic surgeon once the underlying causes have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Will gaining back weight help my sagging breasts?

Will gaining back weight help my sagging breasts?

Depends: Many women who lose large amounts of weight will complain there breasts now sag. Looking back they probably sagged at the heavy weight but were fuller. Large, un-augmented breasts usually to sag. Gaining back the weight may add fullness but is not likely to lift the breasts. ...Read more

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Do back braces and weight lifting belts work?

Do back braces and weight lifting belts work?

No: Several studies have shown that back braces do not reduce work place injuries. However, there is evidence to show that back braces can help maintian a proper lifting posture, and therefore some workers choose to use a back brace. Wearing a back brace has not been shown to be harmful, and therefore if it provides a "feel good" effect then by all means wear it. ...Read more