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Hyperpronation and misalignment when muscles in pain is it good to exercise?

Hyperpronation and misalignment when muscles in pain is it good to exercise?

Podiatrist: This question would be best answered through an individual consultation with a podiatrist. Additionally, a certified pedorthist may be helpful in fitting shoes that help to address these problems. ...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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Can spine and or hip misalignment cause muscle shrinking and weakness in one half of the body including face? I have bad pelvic, back, and hip pain.

Can spine and or hip misalignment cause muscle shrinking and weakness in one half of the body including face? I have bad pelvic, back, and hip pain.

Not alone: If the problem goes up to the face, then no a spine problems is unlikely to be the cause. This is because the nerve supply to the face is through cranial nerves that exit directly out of the brain and do not go through the spine. Don't hesitate to see a neurologist for a full workup. ...Read more

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My right oblique muscle has been contracted for three days wich is causing me back pain and hips misalignement , how can I relax it?

My right oblique muscle has been contracted for three days wich is causing me back pain and hips misalignement , how can I relax it?

Oblique spasm: Try side-bending and twisting to the right for release. Also lying down on left side propped on left elbow or pillow should release. ...Read more

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What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

Deltoid exercises.: Exercises that are good for the deltoid muscle include military presses, overhead dumbbell presses, Arnold presses, front dumbbell raises, lateral dumbbell raises, upright rows. Shoot for 8 to 12 repetitions percent for the pressing movements and 12 to 20 repetitions per set for the lateral raises and front raises. ...Read more

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Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

Not very good: but... it sure can increase muscle tone. Stimulation of muscle that increases building is controversial and includes: damage from overwork lack of oxygen to muscle from overwork acidity/lactic acid in muscle from overwork hard to do with isometric. Also, not sure if it helps prevent muscle loss with dieting nor if it lowers risk of diabetes. ...Read more

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What are some good alternatives to steroids, that help alongside diet and exercise to make large muscle gains? Thanks.

What are some good alternatives to steroids, that help alongside diet and exercise to make large muscle gains? Thanks.

Steroids are NOT: An alternative. They are illegal and dangerous. The only way to gain muscle is through exercise. There are no supplements or pills that will help do anything except waste your money. Talk w/a personal trainer; join a gym, but don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is isometric exercise good for muscle building, definition or power?

Is isometric exercise good for muscle building, definition or power?

Mostly, first two: Isometric exercises are one where one uses muscle strength against an immovable or difficult to move resistance...Like standing in a doorway and with the arms at your side pushing against the inside of the door with the back of hands as hard as possible and maintain the push. This helps mainly the long muscle fibers definition and strength. ...Read more

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What are good daily exercise routines to build muscle and get generally fit?

What are good daily exercise routines to build muscle and get generally fit?

Varied Ones..: Routines need to be interesting, varied (target all muscle groups, heart and lungs..) and done consistently to create results. There are many routines that fit the bill. I'm a huge fan of exercise "in home" programs, so working out with dvds, saving time and having convenience is appealing and seems to enhance motivation. ...Read more

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Lost 50kgs of fat in last 2 years and packed some muscle on with a lot of exercise and diet. Is it good to have few months rest once in a while?

Lost 50kgs of fat in last 2 years and packed some muscle on with a lot of exercise and diet.  Is it good to have few months rest once in a while?

Exercise: Sorry to disappoint. Exercise or heavy work is a lifetime commitment. What you might enjoy is changing the typed of exercise. Square dancing, ballet, gymnastics, running, jogging, hiking, canoeing, Tai Chi, Karate, swimming and 100's of others. Just keep your pulse in the exercise zone, usually 70-75% of your maxi HR usually is 220 - your age x 30 minutes +. NZ is gorgeous. Get out & enjoy it. ...Read more

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What exercise is good to build the muscles in your arms, legs, and buttock?

What exercise is good to build the muscles in your arms, legs, and buttock?

See personal trainer: As we age some exersises may be easier to do to maintain and improve muscle tone.A good personal trainer can help here.A trainer can see if you are able to do simple curls/triceps extensions for your arms; hamstring curls and easy leg press or slr's for your legs.Squats can be difficult for buttocks and an ellyptical machine might be better.Many other exersises can be done @home and he/she can adv. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is this a good exercise routine to gain muscle?

Can you tell me is this a good exercise routine to gain muscle?

Unclear: Not sure what is being asked, since there isn't a routine listed in your question. But be regular with your strength training, keep variety so you don't get bored, work on core strengthening, work on balance exercises, and don't forget cardio workouts and a good diet as well - and you will be in great shape! ...Read more

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Whats a good diet for me to lose weight and gain muscle i exercise a lot but don't really see big results ?....

Whats a good diet for me to lose weight and gain muscle i exercise a lot but don't really see big results ?....

Paleo diet: The paleo diet is currently quite popular and makes good sense. Please consult your primary care doctor before starting any new diet. http://thepaleodiet.com/. I have no financial interest in this or any other diet site. ...Read more

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Please describe a good exercise to get a flat belly and stomach muscles?

Please describe a good exercise to get a flat belly and stomach muscles?

Planks: Try planks. You hold yourself as if you were going to do push ups but don't go down. Hold as long as you can, then you can work on side planks to define the obliques. ...Read more

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What is a good way for an ectomorph exercise to lose abdominal fat and to gain muscle mass at the same time?

Weight training: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. It is not feasible to target fat loss to a particular area, you will need to reduce your caloric intake while maintaining protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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I'm 25 years old and 280lbs. Dieting makes me gain weight & exercise makes me gain muscle. I'm is really good health. Is bariatric surgery an option?

I'm 25 years old and 280lbs. Dieting makes me gain weight & exercise makes me gain muscle. I'm is really good health. Is bariatric surgery an option?

Weight: It says under your note that you are pregnant? If so, bariatric surgery is not an option until after delivery. If you are not, then yes, most patients benefit from bariatric surgery if candidates. Are you on a low-carb diet? Consult with us to see if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. ...Read more

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My BMI is 16.4, now I am doing regular exercise to increase muscle mass.Also I am taking lots of protein rich food.Is excess of protein good for health?

My BMI is 16.4, now I am doing regular exercise to increase muscle mass.Also I am taking lots of protein rich food.Is excess of protein good for health?

Excess protein: Excess protein is more than 100 grams. It is stressful to kidneys and liver. Stay at one gram per kg body weight. Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent ...Read more

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Is atlas orthogonal a good way to correct neck misalignment?

Is atlas orthogonal a good way to correct neck misalignment?

If you believe in : The theory behind it that everything starts with a dysfunctional atlas. There are pros and cons to it, plus it's not the most comfortable procedure. However, if you try it once, and get relief, then that's the end of the story! ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more