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Doctor insights on: Gym Exercises To Improve Swimming

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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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Will excercise bike improve muskoskelital pump in legs?

Will excercise bike improve muskoskelital pump in legs?

Yes: The venous pump works with motion as our bodies are designed to pump fluid back to the heart with motion. An exercise bike will do this as well. ...Read more

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How do isometric exercises work?

How do isometric exercises work?

Muscle length static: Isometric exercises by definition work the contracting muscle with resistance while the muscle maintains a static length. A plank is a great example, whereby you hold a fixed body position by contracting a host of core muscles. Strength and endurance increase measurably with repeated isometric exercises over time. (abdominal core muscles being worked isometric ally to point of fatigue in picture). ...Read more

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Can doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

Can doing squats and squat related exercises help me lose fat?

Squats.: Squats are considered a whole body effort, and can help burn a lot of calories. Cardiovascular exercise is generally more accepted as a fat burning modality. ...Read more

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Will swimming help me lose weight?

Will swimming help me lose weight?

It could: as part of an activity program couple with good eating habits, you could lose weight. If your daily caloric intake with exercise is less than the number of calories you need to maintain or gain weight, you should lose weight. If the difference is about 500 calories a day, you could lose one pound a week. ...Read more

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Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

YES: "bodyweight training" is absolutely beneficial. Look at pictures of 1982 heisman trophy winner herschel walker from the university of georgia who went on to play in the nfl. His entire workout regimen consisted of nothing but calisthenics. Amazing results and very affordable ! ...Read more

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Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Build a great base: Bodybuilding can be a fun pursuit, and lean body mass is an important feature of optimal health. Your first "lifts" can exclude any plates, dumbells or machines. Build a strong base by establishing core strength and breathing technique. Planks, birddogs, wall squats, split squats, push ups, crunches and leglifts are just a few. Core strength will support proper technique and great results. ...Read more

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What exercises can you do to improve your rock climbing skills?

What exercises can you do to improve your rock climbing skills?

Rock climbing: Check out: http://www.nicros.com/training/articles/top-5-finger-strength-training-exercises/ Also - there are some great utube type videos that demonstrate exercises. Take care. ...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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What is better for weight loss: swimming or gym exercises?

What is better for weight loss: swimming or gym exercises?

Weight loss: Both swimming and gym are very helpful for weight loss but don't aim to lose too much at a time. Also don't forget to optimize your diet. ...Read more

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Does yoga help toning your body?

Does yoga help toning your body?

Nice and easy.....: Not only does it help with toning but it is low impact and be reformed almost anywhere with a minimum of fuss. ...Read more

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Can i workout by doing chest exercises to improve pigeon chest?

No: At your age you will not alter the shape of the chest but depending on your muscle mass size you may end up minimizing the appearance of your sternum. ...Read more

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Will pushups situps and jogging make me fit?

Will pushups situps and jogging make me fit?

Good start.: It's certainly a good start to tone some muscle and burn some fat. As this routine gets a bit predictable, though, you may want to add some exercises or try some other cardiovascular method to mix it up and keep your motivation high. ...Read more

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Would weight lifting exercises help to build me a back bigger?

Would weight lifting exercises help to build me a back bigger?

Maybe but be careful: You can make things worse. Start with stretching exercises first, especially your hamstrings. If not improving see your doc. ...Read more

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Could anyone suggest me some good yoga exercises to improve posture?

Could anyone suggest me some good yoga exercises to improve posture?

Supermans: Lying on stomach and arching back and hold for 15 seconds ... Chest and knees off ground about 3 inches... Aka supermans.... These help alot. ...Read more

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Which other exercises can I do apart from jogging and swimming to lose weight?

Which other exercises can I do apart from jogging and swimming to lose weight?

Bicycling,swimming: Swmming at a pace is preferred and bicycling.Besides that aerobic dancing is also acceptable. ...Read more