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Doctor insights on: How To Do Dumbbell One Arm Upright Rows

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Would lifting dumbbells help me lose my arm fat?

Would lifting dumbbells help me lose my arm fat?

Not necessarily.: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be arm fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed.Tone arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w. ...Read more

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Possible causes of pain in lower arm lifting dumbbells?

Muscle or tendon: Depending on the location and type of movements tat cause the pain, it could be from overwork/strain to either the muscles or the tendons. It should get better with rest and ice. If not start with seeing a physical therapist. ...Read more

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If i only do dumbbell curls will i get huge arms?

No: Curls are good but you need to use all your upper arm muscles, not just your biceps. ...Read more

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What will cause lower arm pain after lifting dumbbell weights?

What will cause lower arm pain after lifting dumbbell weights?

Probably the muscles: And/or ligaments are pulled/strained. Occurs if one does not do warm ups or increases the weights too rapidly. Take some pain meds (nsaids), do stretching exercises, and slowly build up the weights you lift. If no improvement, then see an orthopod and get a formal pt and I am sure you'll get better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doing arm raises every day with the big dumbbell but hurts the shoulder joint/ is this the best exercise to tone the chest?

Doing arm raises every day with the big dumbbell but hurts the shoulder joint/ is this the best exercise to tone the chest?

No: While dumbbell exercises can be very beneficial, they can also put stress on joints if not done properly. It sounds like you are putting stress on the shoulder joint and this should be avoided. Push ups are good exercises to tone the chest but can be modified to your level. If you are not sure how to do exercise the right way, seek out a personal trainer or physical therapist. ...Read more

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How can I tone up and get fit? Exercise bike and some dumbbells. I'd like to work on my abdomen, thighs, bum and arms. Suggestions please?

See details: You need to get to the gym and begin strength training. If weight is a problem a low carbohydrate diet needs to be started. If you can afford one, a personal trainer at the gym can help you get started. The next best option would be partnering with a friend that frequents the gym so you can train together. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have an abg done two days in a row in the same arm.?

Is it ok to have an abg done two days in a row in the same arm.?

Yes: In general, the artery heals quite quickly. The odds of placing the abg needle in exactly the same spot is quite low. So -- it is ok to have arterial blood draws from the same artery, as long as you apply pressure for a good length of time (8-10 minutes). ...Read more