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What is the best way to gain weight and build muscles (what resistance training do I do)?

What is the best way to gain weight and build muscles (what resistance training do I do)?

Diet + training: Some of the best information on resistance training is from acsm, eg, www.Acsm.Org/docs/current-comments/rtandip.Pdf and http://www.Acsm.Org/access-public-information/articles/2012/02/02/a-strength-training-program-for-your-home in addition, following healthy eating guidelines from the cdc would be helpful http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.Html. ...Read more

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Do I have to lose the belly fat before doing ab exercises to tone the abs?

Do I have to lose the belly fat before doing ab exercises to tone the abs?

Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you lose stomach fat, if any. To lose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to lose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to gain more core strength?

What exercises can I do to gain more core strength?

Try planks: Planks are an exercise move that can strengthen the core while maintaining a neutral spine. You can perform this by getting into a push up position and holding this position or get on your elbows while keeping your belly off of the floor. Try this before you workout and you will notice that you activate your core more during the workout. For a comprehensive workout check out www.TheRehabZone.com ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to tone your body and lose weight fast?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to tone your body and lose weight fast?

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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Which type of workouts and exercises can I do routinely to lose fat and gain muscle?

Which type of workouts and exercises can I do routinely to lose fat and gain muscle?

Exercise and diet: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How can I build upper body strength?

How can I build upper body strength?

Get: On a lifting program, crossfit, pullups, pushups etc. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises i can do to build up my upper and lower body stength?

What are some good exercises i can do to build up my upper and lower body stength?

Core exercise: Push-ups, holding a plank position and squats and lunges build a strong core and upper body and lower body strength when done regularly. ...Read more

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What to do if need exercises to gain calf muscles and quickness!?

What to do if need exercises to gain calf muscles and quickness!?

See below: to increase your calf strength you can work on stairs and toe lifts for quickness you should work on quick feet exercises like kareokes and other agility skills not sure what youre training for but don't overdo your calf at the expense of your quads or hamstrings Also if you build up your calf too much you might lose some quickness? ...Read more

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Do I have to release sweat when we do exercises for toning body muscles?

Do I have to release sweat when we do exercises for toning body muscles?

Yes: The body sweats to regulate temperature and prevents you from overheating while exerting yourself. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do in my room to lose weight & tone muscles?

What exercises can I do in my room to lose weight & tone muscles?

Body Weight Exercise: Any type of body weight exercise. Burpies would be great. I'm sure there should be plenty of youtube videos demonstrating them. ...Read more

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Can lower body weight training make you faster?

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Can lower body weight training make you faster?

Yes: Speed is a function of power generated in the lower body. However, when performing lower body weight training, you should be training specifically for speed. Simply bulking up your lower body won't necessarily increase your speed. ...Read more

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What should someone do to build muscle and abs over the summer?

Try these.: To tighten abs consider doing crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & the “bicycling” exercise on your back. Insure that you are engaging in regular aerobic exercise. 45 minutes a day would be a good goal to shoot for. ...Read more

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How do you do pushups to flatten the lower chest ?

How do you do pushups to flatten the lower chest ?

Pushups: I don't exactly know what you mean by "lower chest". Is your chest size getting bigger? Are you having trouble sleeping or trouble exercising? If you give me some more information I should be able to give you an answer. ...Read more

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Which type of exercises can I do to gain weight?

Which type of exercises can I do to gain weight?

Lose fat/gain muscle: If you eat a well balanced diet and add weight bearing exercises/high resistance training, you can lose the fat and gain muscle/strength at the same time. Muscle is heavier than fat. Most folks are heavy because of extra fat, not extra muscle. Body builders gain wt/muscles because they eat well and lift/push heavy weights. Consult a nutritionist and a personal trainer if you need help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the favorite exercises to lose tummy fat and strengthen abs?

What are the favorite exercises to lose tummy fat and strengthen abs?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What shoulld I do more of between resistance and cardio if my goal is to reduce body fat percentage?

What shoulld I do more of between resistance and cardio if my goal is to reduce body fat percentage?

Net negative calorie: The only way to loss weight, ie reduce body fat, is to burn more calories than you consume. I would suggest you attack on 2 fronts, exercising to burn more & decreasing the calories that you consume. Most cardio exercises burn more calories than resistance exercises over the same amount of time. Weights will add muscle which increases your resting metabolic rate. So do both, but more of cardio. ...Read more

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What physical exercises to do to lose body fat and looked more ripped?

What physical exercises to do to lose body fat and looked more ripped?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more