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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

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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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

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What exercises can be done for weak leg muscles ?

What exercises can be done for weak leg muscles ?

Multiple: Leg strengthening can be accomplished by a multitude of exercise such as simply walking, jogging, or running. In the gym there are also a number of different options. Seeing a reputable physical trainer might be a good place to start. I hope this helps. ...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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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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What are some good strength weighttraining workouts for my 9 yr old?

What are some good strength weighttraining workouts for my 9 yr old?

Use a trainer: Weightlifting like many sports activities can be beneficial if done right & can produce significant injury if done wrong. Any 9yo should be supervised by a trained professional, preferably one certified in the area.Early training focuses on technique & low intensity weights. Power lifting & body building are not recommended until the kid reaches skeletal maturity (final height, b.O., shaves). ...Read more

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How to tone my stomach with home exercises?

How to tone my stomach with home exercises?

Eat less, exercise: A big belly is linked to increased body fat and carbohydrate intake which can be from refined sweets, drinks, bread, pasta, potatoes, corn and alcohol. To lose your gut which will decrease your risk of heart disease, eat 500cal/day less to lose one pound per week. This softens the hard fat (visceral) to soft fat, drink water, decrease alcohol, and exercise 150minutes/week including core exercise. ...Read more

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Home remedies to tighten stomach muscles naturally after delivery?

Post-partum recovery: One of the best ways to address this is with private pilates instruction. A well trained instructor in this method will work with you one on one to rehabilitate your body. This yields results quickly. ...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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Are there any ways to strengthen a weak heart?

Are there any ways to strengthen a weak heart?

Weak heart: If the weakness is caused by a reversible process, strengthening is possible. ...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 kind of mild exercises can i do at home to help build strength/muscle? No gym or long distances yet after illness recovery, need ideas for home

What kind of mild exercises can i do at home to help build strength/muscle? No gym or long distances yet after illness recovery, need ideas for home

Body weight: All you need is your body. Do squats run in place jump and do push-ups. Walk up and down stairs. See MD for clearance before starting your program. Google ideas on you tube and look at http://www.stack.com/t/at-home-workout Stay calm and work out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Suggestions for low/no impact.Exercises to strength core muscles?

Mayo Clinic: Mayoclinic.Com has a good list of non-impact core exercises under multimedia tab. The slide show and explanation is pretty informative. ...Read more

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Are there exercises I can do to relieve leg muscle spasms, cramps?

Are there exercises I can do to relieve leg muscle spasms, cramps?

More than exercise: Exercise means to most people using your muscles, and this can cause the spasms and cramps. Stretching, flexibility exercises, hot packs, even topical creams are the remedies. But you must know why you are getting these cramps. There can be many reasons, from simply poor nutrition to serious diseases. See your doctor! a simple thing to try, as long as you are healthy is magnesium citrate. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sore glute muscle? Muscle creams don't help.

What can I do for a sore glute muscle? Muscle creams don't help.

Home remedy: Stretch, massage, heat pack, Aspirin or other anti inflammatory. Avoidance of too strenuous activity until feeling better. ...Read more

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What are some homemade remedies to loosen muscles?

What are some homemade remedies to loosen muscles?

Heat and activity: Some gentle heat and activity such as yoga or pilates is great for decreasing pain and improving flexibility in sore, stiff muscles. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

Peroneal tendon: Strengthening excersises, achilles tendon stretches and strengthening. ...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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Weak Muscle Tone (Definition)

Many physicians use this as the word atrophy in their notes. Typically used to describe a smaller appearance of a muscle or muscle group. Can be seen post operatively as well as ...Read more


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Low Muscle Tone (Definition)

Low muscle tone or hypotonia describes muscles that lack normal tension or consistency. Low muscle tone can be specific to a muscle group ...Read more