Doctor insights on:
How To Train Chest Muscles Without Weights
How much weight per arm should I lift (what weight is normal) in order to train my chest, biceps, and similar muscles. I am sport active and in shape.
Start with a weight: You can easily and safely lift and perform that lift at least 10 times (repetitions) and then repeat at least 1 time again (a set). That would mean lifting the same weight 20 times (2 sets of 10 reps each). For larger muscles, do heavier weights fewer reps (generally) and for more strength, do slightly less weight, but more reps (15-20 per set) and 3 or more sets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi, how do I tell the difference between chest pain (rt side) from coughing a lot/cold or weight lifting muscle(did chest and back exercize yesterday)?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Double the time: I agree with the original answer. The concern is not true atrophy but the loss of power and performance. The typical rule is it takes twice as long to get back to where you were as the duration of the absence. So if you missed 2 weeks, expect a 4 week interval of hard work to get back to where you were. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BMI & ideal weight are quite confusing!I do strength training.I have lots of muscles huge chest n biceps.My BMI is 34.Is bodybuilding bad for health?
BMI.: Technically speaking, BMI does not take into account body composition, only weight with respect to height. Muscle is more dense than fat, so thinner muscular people can have elevated BMIs. Your best bet would be to interpret your BMI along with a concurrent body fat analysis. If BMI is a bit high and body fat is low, then it's likely fine. Remember, it's just a number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning in bottom of back and in left side of abdomen and chest sometimes get burning sensation in legs muscle loss and weight loss what could this be?
Symptoms: This could be anything. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
My heart has been pounding and skipping beats for about two weeks and now I feel !muscle soreness and chest weight and throat limp?
Go get checked out: There are many causes for this set of symptoms. It would be best to go in for an evaluation. You want to know exactly what your heart rhythm is during these pounding/skipped beats. Some heart rhythm problems can also cause chest/throat symptoms. Alternatively, there may be separate things going on at the same time. ...Read more
Sodium low 132, potasium low3.4 experiencing fatigue&muscle/weight loss Any sugestions on what could be causing these? Ocult Smallcell lung cancer?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your results are only marginally low and may be your normal. You may try drinking something like Gatorade, but for rest of the issues, you need to consult the doctor who ordered the tests as s/he know more about your health. ...Read more
Weight gain, muscle pain, breast swelling and digestive issues? I exercise a lot so I don't understand. Please help.
I was +ve on ECDT lung blood test, low norm sodium, high norm cortisol, muscle loss, tummy fat gain, fatigue, weight loss. CT -ve Could this be SCLC
Time will tell: Agreed that Small cell cancers can start with normal CT chest. Follow up with your doctor ...Read more
Consider yoga: Yoga may be good for that since you mostly are working with your own body. You may be able to tell if one side is weaker than the other and that is why the chest is uneven. You may also have a slight curve in the spine that is pulling one side more. It really helps tone the muscles evenly. Try a beginner class or dvd. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just: as strong as muscles "built" by any other method! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Chest: Exercises to build your chest (per workoutbox.Com): barbell bench press; barbell bench press, declined; dumbbell flyes; dumbbell flyes, inclined bench; chest dips; cable crossover; floor flyes, dumbbell; floor flyes, dumbbell with feet up; plyometric pushups, lateral; push up;. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MOVEMENT: Does it hurt when you move only a small amount? Does it hurt when you touch the area? ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How to get big chest muscles without weights?
- How to train leg muscles?
- How to train your pc muscles fast?
- How to train fast twitch muscles for sprinting?
- How to train with wrist ankle weights?
- How to work out upper back muscles without weights?
- Exercises for the trapezius muscles without weights
- Building arm and chest muscles without a gym
- How to build ab and chest muscles without weights?