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List Of Arm Weight Exercises
Overuse: Full day workout ? Must have a goal / purpose for this. Only ones i know of for this are endurance athletes -- triathlon, cycling, running. Certainly ok to mix and match, but should lead to goal with purposeful steps along the way. Be sure to take in calories while doing the workout. Also, recovery time critical -- don't cut this short. Good luck. ...Read more
Low impact cardio: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing. All of these exercises and a healthy diet will aid in weight loss. ...Read more
No: If the teenager is still in active growth, be careful re heavy power lifting as it can cause growth plate damage. However, most 17 yo boys are done growing. ...Read more
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
Plyometric training: You must be in good enough shape to participate in the plyometeric exercises. If done consistently and regularly, you can build muscle and strength at a faster rate than some other training regimens. There is a higer rate of injury reported with these exercises when unsupervised so i would recomend a trainer or exercise physiologist to guide you through a safe work out for you to meet your goals. ...Read more
Any suggestions on how to lose body fat at certain regions while gaining muscle at others. Ex. Losing fat in glutes, gaining muscle in arms? Thanks
Low intensity : Weight loss exercise should be lower intensity than in weight maintenance. Most people are calorie restricting to lose weight. To burn fat, this is low intensity work outs that do not leave you hungry but send the message to burn fat. Once you hit maintanence, exercise intensity increases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same as elsewhere: The exercises to lose weight in the arms are the same as the exercises to lose weight everywhere else. The body cannot be told to lose weight in just one place. By eating fewer calories than one uses each day, he or she will lose weight from all parts of the body (with some parts of the body holding on to body fat more so than other parts). ...Read more
It should.: If you're referring to weight training to build these muscle groups, then yes, you should gain weight. Muscles will hypertrophy (grow) from weight training, and that growth should result in a weight gain. Keep in mind that you may need to hit the weights for at least 6 weeks, before appreciating any gain in muscle weight. ...Read more
My body fat is 28%, trying reduce weight and having plantar fasciitis, any recommendation on cardio exercises without hurting my existing condition?
Swim, bike: I suggest you find a good podiatrist in your area as this condition is very common and treatable. This way you can return to walking, running, elliptical machine, etc. There are many treatment modalities that will improve and hopefully resolve plantar fasciitis. For now try biking and swimming, but don't hesitate to get plantar fasciitis treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Work with: Professional trainer that is certified. Both cardio and core is important. ...Read more
No: this may cause damage by keeping you unstable when lifting ...Read more
I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Post-op clavicle surgery
-8 days out, out of a sling, gaining back r.O.M., limited pain.
Question-is there any risk of safely excersing?
Yes.: While your fracture has been fixated with an implant construct, your bones have not yet healed. It is absolutely possible to loosen the implant during your exercising and could potential cause you to require further surgery. This is a good question for the orthopaedic surgeon who took care of you. He/she can prescribe a graduated return to activity that ensures safe healing of your fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any specific exercises which target belly and thigh fat , also does walking on an incline on the treadmill slim down your thighs and calves?
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be ab or thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. Tone > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
??: With resistance may increase your abd. Muscle tone quicker. ...Read more
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