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Doctor insights on: List Of Leg Exercises

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What are some easy, low impact leg exercises?

What are some easy, low impact leg exercises?

Low impact: 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. ...Read more

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Help please! is deadlift primarily a back exercise or a leg exercise?

Both: This exercise works both legs and back. Be sure someone is watching you perform this exercise to ensure proper form to prevent injury. ...Read more

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So i broke my leg and i still want to get in shape. Can i still exercise while recovering?

So i broke my leg and i still want to get in shape. Can i still exercise while recovering?

Depends: This depends upon the recommendation from your orthopedic physician. Also your physical therapist may be able to suggest exercises you may do without aggravating the fracture. Talk to your doctor or physical therapist before attempting any exercise. ...Read more

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What are exercises to build leg muscle?

What are exercises to build leg muscle?

Try a few: how about some properly done squats, lunges and leg presses. don't forget your hamstrings - hamstring curls also work on your calves- stairs climbing I also like cycling to work on your quads and endurance at the same time ...Read more

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What exercise should I do for reducing inches from legs?

What exercise should I do for reducing inches from legs?

Little legs: Generally exercise of any type will reduce overall mass and body fat. If you want to focus on one specific area you have to work that area. For your legs exercise such as running, walking, swimming, biking, cross skiing coupled with weight training with low weight high reps is the way to tone and shape your legs. Weightlifting can be especially beneficial for women. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which exercises make your legs shorter?

Any suggestions on which exercises make your legs shorter?

Nothing will: Actually make your legs shorter. If you increase the bulk of your legs, as in increase the size of your quads, hamstrings, adductors and calfs, this will give the appearance of "shorter" legs. ...Read more

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Can there be a special exercise for leg edema?

Can there be a special exercise for leg edema?

Keep legs moving!: Keeping your legs moving helps edema by improving vascular return in the veins by your muscle contraction. Walking, running, cycling will all help. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to lose only leg fat?

What is the best exercise to lose only leg fat?

There isn't a way.: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be leg 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. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle. Engage in regular. ...Read more