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Is it okay to do abs workouts if you have thoracic scoliosis?

Is it okay to do abs workouts if you have thoracic scoliosis?

Yes: Abdominal work outs can help strengthen the core and be helpful to main good posture. These work outs should not be affected by thoracic scoliosis. Do not perform exercises that increase back pain significantly or cause numbness, weakness, tingling. ...Read more

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Need some home workouts routines to get abs and chest & to be muscular.I'm 62kg & have a height of 1.78m .Any recommended nutritions to be taken.

Need some home workouts routines to get abs and chest & to be muscular.I'm 62kg & have a height of 1.78m .Any recommended  nutritions to be taken.

Personal trainer: The best way to safely start a new work out routine is to work with a personal trainer. This way they can make sure you have the proper form while performing exercises. If you don't, you'll hurt yourself and that's more time away from the gym. Form is much more important for building muscle than using heavy weights. ...Read more

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I have mild scoliosis and i go swimming now, my doctor said I should strengthen my back and my abs, so what exercises to do and what to avoid in the gym?

I have mild scoliosis and i go swimming now, my doctor said I should strengthen my back and my abs, so what exercises to do and what to avoid in the gym?

Many options: There are many possible exercises. It is also affected by what equipment you have access to. You may wish to see a physical therapist to reviews a good program. Many health clubs and gyms have trainers available that could work with you on a program. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is okay to eat rice crispies if I am doing muscle in abs and chest?

Please tell me if it is okay to eat rice crispies if I am doing muscle in abs and chest?

You're fine: You're working really hard on muscle definition right now, which involves losing the last of your body fat. This is all about calories in, calories out, not your food choices. I'll admit to a fondness for this particular cereal, with skim milk. Get 1 gm of protein / day / pound of your body weight while you're putting on muscle, and do a lot of cardio. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am getting pains in my upper abs and the pain is moving towards my chest..What is this?

I am getting pains in my upper abs and the pain is moving towards my chest..What is this?

Depends: Are you working out, exercising, weight lifting, etc? Do you have asthma? Do you have any stomach or intestinal issues, reflux? Chest pain in a younger person like yourself is typically from muscle and bones. Discuss any family history of early cardiac disease with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a bit of a belly and some fat around my chest. I want to loose it and gain maybe abs and a v live but how?

Hi, I have a bit of a belly and some fat around my chest. I want to loose it and gain maybe abs and a v live but how?

Interesting, belly--: --fat around Ur chest. I think what U mean is belly fat U want 2 loose. A lot depends on genetics. U may try 2 loose it but there's no way 2 target belly fat. General wt loss will help, & a good core strengthening program, focusing on abs will give U abs, but if U develop a 6-pack, U will not B able 2 C it is all. ...Read more

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Feel mild needle like pricks on chest, upper abs and lower sides. Is on the muscle, but doesn't seem internal and last less than a second. ?

Feel mild needle like pricks on chest, upper abs and lower sides. Is on the muscle, but doesn't seem internal and last less than a second. ?

Nerve: These sound like irritable superficial nerves in these areas. If they continue,I recommend getting checked for calcium,magnesium or potassium deficiencies. Discuss this with your Physician who will order the appropriate tests after his/her assessment. ...Read more

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I want to build up my chest n abs. What should I do for that ?

I want to build up my chest n abs. What should I do for that ?

Exercise : Go join a gym and get a trainer. No honest physician is going to give you steroids bc you want to look better. ...Read more

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