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Doctor insights on: How To Tighten The Thigh Muscles

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How to tighten the muscles under your love-handles?

How to tighten the muscles under your love-handles?

Lottsa: exercise of all types, no magic bullet: get a personal trainer for exercise, not their diet; they always recommend too much animal protein. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How to tone the triceps?

How to tone the triceps?

Triceps work.: Triceps exercises include cable triceps extensions, overhead dumbbell extensions (one heavier dumbbell with both hands or lighter dumbbell in each hand), dumbbell kickbacks (light weight), close-grip bench presses, overhead cable extensions, and dips to name a few. Shoot for 3-4 sets per exercise, 8-12 reps, once weekly. Each day you work triceps, choose two of these exercises. ...Read more

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How to strengthen my abdominal muscles?

How to strengthen my abdominal muscles?

Resistance training: I'm especially fond of cable crunches. Find something that you enjoy that provides maximum resistance (3 sets of 10 reps each at the maximum weight you can handle). ...Read more

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What's the best way to stretch my tight back muscles?

What's the best way to stretch my tight back muscles?

Bending: Stretching exercises that bend, extend and twist at the waist are good starters. Don't bounce when you stretch though. Stretch as far as you can, then hold that position for a count of thirty seconds, then try stretching farther two more times in the same directions. Don't just stretch in one direction, but try to stretch you back in all directions. You can find some good stretches on the net. ...Read more

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How to tone up my hips and thigh muscles?

How  to tone  up my hips  and  thigh muscles?

Specific exercises : Exercises for hips and thighs would be expected to increase balance and strength of the pelvis and low back. Prevention magazine illustrates a 28 day plan to musculoskeletal vigor. See bit.Ly/1jaxuwi. ...Read more

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What causes the muscles in the neck to tighten?

What causes the muscles in the neck to tighten?

Pain: Often if there is pain and/or underlying pathology in the neck, the muscles will react by tightening or spasming. Stretching and anti-inflammatories can help, as well as treating the underlying pathology. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How do I strengthen muscles in the face?

Easily but why: Facial muscles get bigger with use like any muscle. However, bigger facial muscles can cause wrinkles. Why would you want that? ...Read more

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What is the recommended way to tone my abdominal muscles?

Crunches etc: Crunches are good for this. There are variations on this, and some health clubs & gyms have equipment (machines) that can help with this goal. Consider seeing a physical therapist or a trainer, especially if you are not used to this type of exercise. ...Read more

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How can you tighten lower abdominal muscles?

How can you tighten lower abdominal muscles?

Exercise: A strong abdominal program and core exercises will build lower abdominal strength and "muscles." i would suggest working with a personal trainer but specifically those exercises that bring the legs up while keeping the pelvis stable will work on the lower abs (ie seated leg raises or alternating leg raises.). ...Read more

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What are ways to tighten the muscles in your vagina?

What are ways to tighten the muscles in your vagina?

Kegels: As you may have read, there are exercises called kagels. These involve voluntary squeezing of the pelvic floor muscles. Squeezing and holding for 10 seconds if you can. There are also devices shaped like cones or balls that you can place in the vagina and squeeze around so as to practice your pelvic floor muscles. You can find these online. Pelvic floor physical therapy is another option. ...Read more

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What can I do to tighten the lower abdominal muscles, that is, around the belly button area?

What can I do to tighten the lower abdominal muscles, that is, around the belly button area?

Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose 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 loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more

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How can I strenghten the abs without straining the spine?

How can I strenghten the abs without straining the spine?

Core strength : Strengthening the abs without straining the spine requires control. This can be accomplished by a modified plank exercise to start ( see image). Hold position for 10 to 15 seconds being careful of form-flat back, tight abs. Do 10 reps. Gradually increase time. As you get stronger do a full plank with legs extended again paying attention to form. ...Read more

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Can doing sit-ups tone your upper thighs and the area around your hip bones?

Can doing sit-ups tone your upper thighs and the area around your hip bones?

Maybe: Bent leg sit-ups do target that area to a degree. Squats and leg press likely do it more. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to tighten skin saggy skin around your knees after losing weight?

What is the  fastest way to tighten skin saggy skin around your knees after losing weight?

Extra skin in legs: While in some cases surgery may be required, it may also help to seek a specialist in thermage for the body. This non-invasive treatment can safely and effectively tighten skin in these tricky areas. ...Read more

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Does tight psoas muscle radiate to the abs where you can feel pulsing?

Psoas: Generally, no. The psoas starts along the anterior aspect of the lumbar spine and attaches below the hip on the lesser trochanter. Perhaps some groin pain would be felt. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to tone and lift your butt, hips and thighs?

What is the best exercise to tone and lift your butt, hips and thighs?

Several options: Exercises that will strengthen, tone and condition for hip, butt and thigh muscles include walking, swimming, bicycling, and training on a recumbent bike or elliptical trainer. In order to achieve a goal of healthier butt/thigh/hips, you will need to commit to a regular and consistent program. Consider a consult with a physical therapist for professional guidance. ...Read more