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How Does Lifting Weights Tone Your Face Like Arnold
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
Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.
Self-Image: I commend you for your commitment for weight loss and Training Exercises. Do not depreciate yourself by saying “saggy body”; Say, “All systems of your body are functioning well” Focus on your Inner Beauty of your qualities and achievements. Do Yoga; Feel the Wonder of muscles in action and beautiful Postures With continuous toning exercises, stretch marks will decrease. ...Read more
Will I gain muscle weight by doing Bodypump (weight training + some cardio) twice a week? I got paranoid about having much muscle, I just want to tone
Most likely no!: Increasing muscle mass takes resistance training several hours a day several days a week. I would suggest you do your routing 3 x a week Twice a week exercise makes it harder to adapt and improve and it will seem like it never gets any easier. 3 x weekly is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hurt my back recently, is there any workout i can do to get my arms toned other than lifting weights?
Yes: Using a roman chair to protect the back from the forces transmitted by doing a biceps curl is helpful and triceps presses up and down with the low back supported or at least in the erect position is somewhat protective. Also use low weight and hi reps but do not lift to filure. ...Read more
I am now weight training and building some toned muscle mass. Will I gain weight just by the more developed muscles? Or, no effect whatsoever?
Yes: Muscle weighs more than fat so with muscle development from lifting you will gain some weight unless you are losing fat also But developed muscle does weigh more ...Read more
Is it possible to lose my big belly with just lifting weights? I I have no ligaments in one knee so i can't do any type of cardio without my knee swelling up and sometimes going out. I've lost inches in my butt and legs and my chest and arms are toned b
Losing weight slowly, good diet, lifting weights. Developed nasolabial folds. Will they disappear as my face gets smaller & reach my ideal weight?
NLF's: This would be difficult to predict. It depends on your age, skin quality , genetics, etc. Unfortunately many people find their facial appearance "ages" as they lose weight. The benefits of losing weight and getting in shape are tremendous. However, it can be frustrating thinking you may look older. Fillers, collagen stimulators and fat injection can all help with this type of change. ...Read more
I'd like to drop a few pounds and tone my body. Would taking weight protein after lifting and doing cardio help?
Different reasons: There are multiple reason to have discoloration of the skin. Sun exposure will darken the skin of anyone, regardless of skin color. Rashes or other skin problems can change the color of the skin as well. Without a picture it is hard to be more specific. See you primary doctor or dermatologist for further evaluation and appropriate workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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