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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
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
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
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
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
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