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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Increased Muscle Tone

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What are some effective exercises to tone stomach muscles?

What are some effective exercises to tone stomach muscles?

Crunches & many more: You have a great deal of choices when it comes to toning your stomach muscles. There are 3 basic starting positions to consider. From the back flat (supine) position you can do crunches and add a slight twist or touch elbows to knees to vary the theme. Planks (see image- torso/back straight with gut tensed) are a great means of toning your core muscles from the supine, prone, or sideways facing. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Which arm and abdominal exercises to tone muscles are considered effective?

Which arm and abdominal exercises to tone muscles are considered effective?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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What are some exercises i can do at home with 10 lb. Dumbells to build muscle?

What are some exercises i can do at home with 10 lb. Dumbells to build muscle?

Several: At home you can do biceps curls, triceps extensions(over your head w/ one), barrel flys to work pecs and deltoid and 'pistons' to work lats.Have a personal trainer show you how to do these safely. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What are some remedies for muscle sores after intense workout?

What are some remedies for muscle sores after intense workout?

Hydration: Need fluid intake and stretching and heat will also help ...Read more

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Which exercises to tone my waist and stomach are considered effective?

Which exercises to tone my waist and stomach are considered effective?

Sit-up squats lunges: Sit-ups, crunches, leg press, knee extensions, hamstrings curls, squats and lunges. ...Read more

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What natural products to gain muscles for gym beginners are there?

What natural products to gain muscles for gym beginners are there?

Hard work & friends: Nothing from a pill bottle will help you nearly so much. Whey protein, creatine, a healthy diet and (if okay with your physician) an electronic muscle stimulator can all help. But the key is getting into the intense lifestyle that will transform your life so much for the better. Congratulations on your start. ...Read more

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Which fat-burning cardio exercises to do at home are considered effective?

Which fat-burning cardio exercises to do at home are considered effective?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What's a quick relaxation exercise for managing headaches due to the market?

What's a quick relaxation exercise for managing headaches due to the market?

Turn off CNBC!: Stay away from bloomberg. And look away from google finance. Seeing a sea of red does no one any good. Then close your eyes and breathe deeply. And when you get home, hug or call your loved ones. Family >> finances. ...Read more

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Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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Good treatments for hypotonia/low muscle tone?

Good treatments for hypotonia/low muscle tone?

Hard to say: Is this part of a condition? Can u excercise? If you have recurrent pain issues coming from the body an snri would help, like cymblata 30mg but unsure if you are out of shape or have a muscle disease. ...Read more

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Other than sit bath and fiber increase, any home remedies to help with hem shrinking, not the typical brand name creams?

Other than sit bath and fiber increase, any home remedies to help with hem shrinking, not the typical brand name creams?

Many: Many home remedies can help; i don't know of formal research on most of these but they are safe to try. Topical apple cider vinegar helps many: http://bit.Ly/18zaemf topical iodine helps too: http://www.Health911.Com/hemorrhoids this heat device works well: http://www.The-home-medic.Com/site/972963/product/ds-hp/ bioflavonoids & herbs like horsechestnut & gotu kola prevent-i like "vein factors.". ...Read more

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What are good remedies for super sore muscles from extreme workout?

What are  good remedies for super sore muscles from extreme workout?

Ice : Ice is great for decreasing pain and swelling acutely. Immerse an extremity in an icebath, rub the affected area with ice, or place a frozen bag of corn or gel pack on the area for 15-20 min every couple hours the first day or two. ...Read more

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What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

DOMS is complex: The answer to this question is complex, especially in the "what causes" portion. Although you may find some symptom relief with rice/ massage, "it is important to be aware that pain reduction does not represent recovery". You will need adequate recovery time even once pain/ soreness subsides. The acsm has great info at http://www.Acsm.Org/docs/brochures/delayed-onset-muscle-soreness-(doms).Pdf. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Find cause: The cause of the increased urinary frequency needs to be determined. Then the issue can be addressed medically or possibly with a remedy. ...Read more

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Which home exercises are considered the best for losing weight?

Which home exercises are considered the best for losing weight?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Are there ways to increase/built the following muscles by simple home excersises? 1. Trapezius 2. Deltoids 3. Biceps-triceps

Are there ways to increase/built the following muscles by simple home excersises? 1. Trapezius 2. Deltoids 3. Biceps-triceps

Numerous: There are plenty of great exercises to build these muscles, push ups and pull ups are two great body weight exercises that require almost no equipment that will target all of these muscles at once. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Sure: Mindfulness meditation; yoga; tai chi; sharing affection with a pet, family member, or friend; hot bath with aromatic oils like lavender; playing music; dancing; taking a walk; cooking a meal with loved ones; gardening; any sports you enjoy; watching a comedy movie; getting a massage; and many more. Also magnesium is a relatively safe supplement -- start low, but get to 250-500 mg total per day. ...Read more

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Increased Muscle Tone (Definition)

Increased muscle tone could be due to "muscle spasms" from overuse or trauma. A more severe condition is "spasticity" which results from injury or trauma to the ...Read more