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How To Do Plank Exercise
It Can: Consult with a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. If the plank exercise is becoming too easy for you, a personal trainer will be abel to teach you other variations of the exercise. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do the standard plank exercise, I am 6'3 around 140lbs, would doing the plank everyday be overtraining or would this be beneficial and advisable?
Not clear yet.: A medical history is important to elicit prolapse-associated symptoms, since treatment is generally indicated only for symptomatic prolapse. ...Read more
Are crunches(exercise) bad for spine? & what about planks. I heard they are also bad for in a certain way. What are good ab exercises ?
Situps: Setups were condemned after bad experiments. They now are great abdominal exercises shown to be perfectly safe. Be sure to setup to each side to get the obliques . After all, I never heard of a patient blowing a disc on passing a constipated stool. Also, a six pack refers to your abdominal wall not what's in it. ...Read more
I tried doing 'planks' exercise & noticed i hold my breathe - i find it difficult to do the exercise and breathe normally. Can i suffer thorax problem?
My hand feels weak and shaky. I'm a 20 y.o male and I'm a non smoker. I've started doing plank exercise just a few days ago. Could this be the cause?
Yes, yoga exercises: like the plank and others that require straining the arms can cause a temporary reaction until your arms get stronger. If this continues please see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sore stomach after plank exercise. I just started them yesterday and i woke up and my stomach muscles were sore and achy. Is this normal?
More recovery time: You must be in good enough shape to participate in the plyometeric exercises. If done consistently and regularly, you can build muscle and strength at a faster rate than some other training regimens. There is a higer rate of injury reported with these exercises when unsupervised so i would recomend a trainer or exercise physiologist to guide you through a safe work out for you to meet your goal. ...Read more
Recovery nutrition: If you mean how you can recover more quickly while minimizing delayed onset muscle soreness, eat or drink within 15-30 min post exercise. Carbs to protein in a 4:1 ratio is best. Suggestions include fruit smoothies, pb&j, sandwich, chocolate milk or hot chocolate (great in cold weather). If you'll be eating a regular meal in that time frame, that will work too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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