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Doctor insights on: Exercises To Strengthen And Tone Legs

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Can yoga also help in strengthening muscles- i need to strengthen calves/upperarms/back ?

Can yoga also help in strengthening muscles- i need to strengthen calves/upperarms/back ?

Yoga is Best: Yes. Of course. Your instructor should be made aware of your concerns about your body so that the appropriate yoga activity can be included in your yoga session to work on the areas of concern. ...Read more

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Will swimming regularly tone leg muscles?

Will swimming regularly tone leg muscles?

Yes: Try using 1/2 fins, especially designed to tone your legs. Can get them at most sports stores. Also, use kick board instead of arms to swim. Find an endless pool to swim against. Finally, attach ankle wts to really get a workout. ...Read more

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How to tone up my hips and thigh muscles?

How  to tone  up my hips  and  thigh muscles?

Specific exercises : Exercises for hips and thighs would be expected to increase balance and strength of the pelvis and low back. Prevention magazine illustrates a 28 day plan to musculoskeletal vigor. See bit.Ly/1jaxuwi. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises to tone inner thighs?

Can you suggest exercises to tone inner thighs?

Work on adductors: If you go to a gym use the machine which strengthens the inner thigh muscles or adductors. You can ask one of the trainers If you don't have gym access, you can use some exercise bands to work on the same muscles Also general exercises like cycling will tone all the thigh muscles including the inner portion ...Read more

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How can I tone up and build muscle and strength?

How can I tone up and build muscle and strength?

See details: There is no short cut. You need to strength train on a regular basis. This should also be combined with aerobic exercises as well. ...Read more

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How to loosen tight hamstring muscles and core muscles from work outs?

How to loosen tight hamstring muscles and core muscles from work outs?

Stretching: Stretching stretching stretching. Unfortunately, there is no easy way out here. Stretching at the end of a workout gets great results for muscle and tendon lengthening. Stretching 6 hours and 24 hours later reduces swelling that naturally results from muscle workouts. So the answer is stretching stretching stretching! ...Read more

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What strength training exercises can I do without lifting weights to tone up and lose weight?

What strength training exercises can I do without lifting weights to tone up and lose weight?

There are options: You could do isometric exercises. This means that you use your own body to create resistance. Imagine pushing against a door that is already locked, this generates muscle contraction but you aren't lifting anything heavy. Also aqua aerobics is a good option. You will have resistance from the water but again you don't have to lift anything heavy. Talk to your primary doctor to get their blessing. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to shrink and tone your thighs? Will running work?

Running: can help to tone thighs. But remember - as you lose weight - you can't specifically target one area to lose that weight. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best exercises to shape and tone legs?

Please recommend the best exercises to shape and tone legs?

Many options: There are so many options out there for toning - it's best to find something you enjoy - simply increases your chances of sticking with it. Spinning (cycling) classes are excellent for leg toning, as are Pilates and yoga. There are combo classes with Zumba and Pilates if that's of interest! Jogging, elliptical, biking, walking on incline, swimming - all excellent. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to tone inner thighs?

What are some exercises to tone inner thighs?

Toning: Tone inner thighs w extended leg lifts, inner thigh press, standing thigh press, deep squat, wall squat, lunge, thigh ball squeeze, walking, swimming, biking ; in-line skating. ...Read more

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How to strengthen core muscles?

How to strengthen core muscles?

Planks: Planks are best, followed by Yoga and traditional situps/crunches. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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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What are exercises to build leg muscle?

Try a few: how about some properly done squats, lunges and leg presses. don't forget your hamstrings - hamstring curls also work on your calves- stairs climbing I also like cycling to work on your quads and endurance at the same time ...Read more