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How do I gain weight in my upper body?

How do I gain weight in my upper body?

Lot of exercise: Resistance exercise upper body will help gain upper body weight. ...Read more

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I only gain weight in my upper body and my legs are skinny I want to gain weight all over what can I do? All my weight goes to stomach and back help

I only gain weight in my upper body and my legs are skinny I want to gain weight all over what can I do? All my weight goes to stomach and back help

Exercise.: The distribution of fat is genetic - there is no exercise to put or remove fat selectively- but the distribution of muscle is under your control. Exercise the areas of our body that you want to fill out and it will fill out with muscle. There is no magic cure. It takes months. ...Read more

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How can I gain upper body weight?

How can I gain upper body weight?

Weight Training: The best way to gain upper body weight as in muscle mass is in weight training the upper body. Working the Biceps, triceps, deltoids, pectoralis muscles. There is no diet that would help since the calories that you consume would naturally go to your fat stores. ...Read more

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58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?

58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?

Need fewer calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she does not eat or drink back more calories after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Doctor can check to be sure weight gain is not water, tumor, etc... ...Read more

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Why can't I gain weight in my body anymore? Especially my upper body including my waist. I only gain weight in my face. Solutions?

Why can't I gain weight in my body anymore? Especially my upper body including my waist. I only gain weight in my face. Solutions?

Weight gain: Is it just "weight" (including fat) that you're wanting to gain in your upper body, or are you looking more for muscle? Gaining muscle requires a healthy food plan along with weight training to increase your muscles' size. You will also need extra protein. See your doctor to make sure this won't be a risk to you, and so you stay healthy. A trainer can help with workout guidance & diet too. ...Read more

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I have a high metabolism and difficulty in gaining weight in the upper body area. All the fat gets concentrated on my lower body and thighs. What diet and exercise is required to change this?

I have a high metabolism and difficulty in gaining weight in the upper body area. All the fat gets concentrated on my lower body and thighs. What diet and exercise is required to change this?

Weight training: You can build muscle mass in that area of the body by engaging in a systematic program of increased weigh training for the upper body. Best to start with a trainer. Avoid protein shakes, but eat healthy proteins, from nuts and beans, after each work-out. ...Read more

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I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and

I am over 50 and have been steadily gaining weight. I stopped going to the gym a few months ago because even after a light work out my muscles would take days to recover and immediately following upper body workout my hands would shake uncontrollably and

Get checked!: Such a marked decreasing exercise tolerance is not normal. Hard to say what's going on. See your doc for a thorough history and physical examination with appropriate testing. Get checked please! The sooner you find any problem the easier it is to treat! ...Read more

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184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

Lump on collar bone: 47 F from US with COPD and HTN 184/ weight gain but does not ask any question or give medical Hx. I would show to your Dr. Next visit. Any edema? What meds are u taking? Trust you have stopped smoking. If not stop tonight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can lose weight on upper body?

Can you tell me how I can lose weight on upper body?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be upper body fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

One Size: Won't "fit all" people. That said, the "best" program is the (1) safest one for an individual (relating to one's medical condition), the one (2) most likely to engage consistency, & the one (3) that targets all aspects of fitness (aerobics, endurance, strength). So, (1) discussion with an md; (2) reflection on one's favorite; (3) search within healthtap's existing answers for program ideas. Enjoy! ...Read more

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I am 19 years old, height 5.2 weight 99.208 lbs, my upper body is big, any suggestions to loose weight

I am 19 years old, height 5.2 weight 99.208 lbs, my upper body is big, any suggestions to loose weight

Toning exercises: Any toning exercises will help you slim down. This can consist of any repetitive exercise. For toning it is better to increase repetitions and lower resistance. ...Read more

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Hello...Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week with a maintained diet I m not able to loose weight from my upper body?

Hello...Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week with a maintained diet I m not able to loose weight from my upper body?

Time: You may have to adjust the types of exercises. When you exercise you replace fat with muscle (which actually weighs more) without a necessary change in configuration, except possibly in feel and sleekness. Check with a trainer or physical therapist for recommendations. Good luck and congratulations on your persistence. Keep it up. ...Read more

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I am 165 CM tall and weigh 80 kgs. My upper body is small but I have very big tighs and hips. What's the best way to loose weigjt effectively?

I am 165 CM tall and weigh 80 kgs. My upper body is small but I have very big tighs and hips. What's the best way to loose weigjt effectively?

Healthy weight loss: The best way is to find a program you can maintain long term. Think of it as a permanent life style, not a diet. Exercise is key, including strength training and 20-30 monutes of cardio 5x/ week. Eat a diet low in fat with more fruits, veggies, and whole grains. ...Read more

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Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. These strength training workouts aren't hiit and don't involve cardio. Lose weight?

Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. These strength training workouts aren't hiit and don't involve cardio. Lose weight?

Best program is-: -calorie deficient diet, adequate hydration, protein intake, & a weight training program set up by an AT-C @ a health club that fulfils Ur needs & is adapted 2 Ur abilities. 1 day weights next day CARDIO & repeat. This way U will become fit, stronger and healthier. Takes persistence & dedication. Push Ur self as able. ...Read more

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Hurt ITB (partial splits, weight went on it while I fell). Can walk, just hurts after. Any risks carrying weights in the gym to work out upper body?

None I can think of!: As long as you can do activities within limits of discomfort, which you can easily tolerate, & the discomfort/pain is not getting worse, in the knee, then you can continue to move your knee joint as well. Certainly no harm in doing upper body workouts.
If getting worse, see your orthopod.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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Why when I lost weight it's only on my upper body part and not my thick- even my calfs don't get fat? I train 6/7 twice a day and eat very healthy.

Why when I lost weight it's only on my upper body part and not my thick- even my calfs don't get fat? I train 6/7 twice a day and eat very healthy.

NoOneKnows, presumed: Genetic issues, yet is also a guess/cover for ignorance of dominant issues. Many women tend to store fat in buttocks & thighs more than just under skin (healthiest), within abdomen (less healthy) or within organs (least healthy). This is also reason some (career tied to appearance) go for plastic surgery removal of (or less effective laser treatments to kill) fat tissue to change body appearance. ...Read more

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Have turners mosaic syndrome. Double x.Have large upper body&extreme probs losing weight. Current endocrinologist doesn't understand. What should I do?

Have turners mosaic syndrome. Double x.Have large upper body&extreme probs losing weight. Current endocrinologist doesn't understand. What should I do?

Complicated: Ts can be a very complicated disorder; there are many things to keep track of and follow. The turner's syndrome society has some great resources for patients. Please take a look at this website. Http://www. Turnersyndrome. Org/resources/professional-directory. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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Hi I male 24 my thighs are bigger than other parts of my body. My weight is 62 kg. But upper body is very thin. Please help me to get rid of fats?

Hi I male 24 my thighs are bigger than other parts of my body. My weight is 62 kg. But upper body is very thin. Please help me to get rid of fats?

Build muscles, and..: Helpful diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain fewer calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. Eat lean protein such as skinless chicken breast. Avoid sugar & simple starches. ...Read more

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Can hill walking will lead to upper body weight loss?

Can hill walking will lead to upper body weight loss?

No: Our physiology and biology does not work that way. Its not calories in calories out. Fat loss/gain is a hormone driven biologic phenomenon. ...Read more

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20 male, will protein powder help me to gain muscle and upper body strength?

20 male, will protein powder help me to gain muscle and upper body strength?

NotMuch, RealFoodYes: Meat is high animal protein+fat. Sat. Fat is healthy, ancel keys & us gov. Long promoted con (s) to the opposite. Protein powder will likely be a higher cost & you don't know where the stuff came from, exempted by dshea act of 1994. The key to muscles is exercise, focused coordination & pushing limits, slowly/carefully, not the gimmicks. Study peter attia & review my other answers on healthtap. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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Is sleep myoclonus safe? Would stretching help/lifting light weights for upper body? Anything I can do to help it, exercise? Mine is due to anxiety.

Is sleep myoclonus safe? Would stretching help/lifting light weights for upper body? Anything I can do to help it, exercise? Mine is due to anxiety.

Sleep myoclonus: It is generally not important other than it interrupts your sleep. If you have significant fatigue you should ask your primary doctor to try muscle relaxer at bedtime.
Do you have a family history of myoclonus? ...Read more

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I carry most of my weight on my legs, if I do weights for my upper body & run alot, will shift a lot of that weight onto my upper body?

I carry most of my weight on my legs, if I do weights for my upper body & run alot, will shift a lot of that weight onto my upper body?

Weight in Legs: You may change your body composition somewhat but remember your genetics are a factor and what is most important is that you are exercising regularly. If you too fixated on redistribution of weight it may effect your dedication to continue on your program. ...Read more

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When healing from and ACL tear is it okay to use creatine for upper body weight training?

When healing from and ACL tear is it okay to use creatine for upper body weight training?

Yes: There is no harm in doing this. It's good that you are continuing to work out while your ACL is healing! Keep up the good work, and best of health to you! ...Read more