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List Of Quad Dominant Exercises
Lots of choices: But the main exercises that trainers will start with are sprints (focusing on bringing knees high), squats (you don't need to use weights if you are just starting), if you have access to a stair master machine - that is also a great quad exercise. Lunges are also great for the quads, as are leg extension machines if you belong to a gym (since the primary role of the quad is to extend your leg). ...Read more
Quad exercises: The muscles of the quadriceps femoris include the rectus femoris and the three vastus muscles (medius, intermedius, and lateralis). They primary function to help extend the knee, but the rectus also helps flex the hip. Exercises that strengthen the quads include leg extensors, squats, lunges and leg presses. Cardio exercises that condition the quads include running, cycling, and stair climbing. ...Read more
See orthopedic: And see what the underlying problem is and get it corrected then they can direct you as to which strengthening exercises are indicated. ...Read more
What weight exercises can a C5/6 Quad do? I have a Uppertone machine but it is worn out. What can I do to get in shape that costs very little.
C5/6 QUAD: Hello KevinF14, to correctly answer this one has to do a neuro exam to see what movement you have at that level, because C5/6 involves biceps, triceps (C5, 6, 7), deltoids and rotator cuff and rhomboids and trapezius, serratus anterior, so you only have levator scapulae to shrug. I would have a trainer or PT evaluate your residual movt to accurately respond to this thx ...Read more
Can doing a quad stretch damage the medial side of your knee? I just had surgery and preform that exercise now I am having lancing medial pain Help
Been told quad exercises help knee pain, but now I've read that you need to work muscle around actual knee, what is best advice?
Quad exercises: Strong quad stabilize and support the knee. ...Read more
What causes my knee to hurt when I straighten it to do quad exercises? I feel a lot of pain when I tighten the quad the pain is felt in the knee?
What is the range for a life expectancy for a client who exercises 6x a week cardio (90 minutes) who never smoked, He is 6ft1 and 220 lbs, non diabetic with a quad bypass. He has a heart with an infraction rate of 35 from 17% The heart is extensive with
The right path...: Looks like you are doing a lot right having improved your ejection fraction and exercising regularly. I have had patients live long and strong after bypass because they ate right (Mediterranean), exercised, slept well, had strategies for stress-relief (meditation has studies behind it) and good relationships. Ask this? Of your cardiologist but I think they will agree... ...Read more
Did sprints 10 days ago in the cold. Still feel soreness (continue to exercise daily). Did I strain my quad muscles? How long will I be sore?
Probably: If you did sprints and now feel discomfort in your quads w/ walking and esp. Stairclimbing than you did. Muscle strains (depending on severity) of the quads in your age group can take 2-6 weeks to heal. Best to avoid sprinting or fast jogging for ~4-6 wks to avoid re- injury. Gl! ...Read more
After a vigorous exercise, my quads are extremely sore, causing my legs to buckle when I walk. What steps do I take to heal, and prevent more injury?
Don't push so hard!: 1st drink plenty of water to rehydrate. Then take it easy ie no exercise for next several days until you're better. Next time, don't push so far, so fast, so hard. Yes, you still need to exercise but not to that extent. In meantime, do stretch all your muscles, especially the sore ones. And keep exercising those muscles that don't involve the sore ones. ...Read more
Is it possible to have gallbladder disease w/50% ejection fraction? Hidascan w/cck caused same pain I have. Constant upper right quad pain, nausea increases with exercise, headaches above right eye
Maybe not...: Hida scans measure several things--uptake ; excretion of hida by liver, gallbladder function, ductal patency/ function. Cck is given to stimulate gallbladder contraction--mimicking food entering the duodenum from stomach. If the gallbladder has a sluggish ejection fraction (ef. ...Read more
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
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
Hey, I've been experiencing pain bahind my leg for awhile now mostly after I exercise, I can't move my leg or do anything when that happens.
Cramping: You need to hydrate and stretch when this happens. It is important to see an orthopaedic surgeon who can evaluate you and make sure that there are no mechanical issues. ...Read more
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
Rehab: In most cases rehabilitative exercises for patients with ligament tears focus on the surrounding muscaluture. Strengthening the surrounding muscles will help them compensate for the ligament tear, but you should still see a physician to help determine the extent of your ligament damage, and whether therapy or surgery will help you the most. ...Read more
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A leg fracture is a serious injury. You need to seek medical attention from an orthopedic surgeon. He or she will advise you regarding what exercises you can do.
Having said that, the most important strengthening you can do is core strengthening. That is non weight bearing and can be done safely while recovering from your injury. Heal well. ...Read more
Intense Leg pain after sitting long time then relieved after exercises or masage. Possible causes?
Leg pain and sitting:
One of the worst habits in the US is too much sitting and driving. Puts a lot of strain on our lower backs. Walking and exercise are very helpful so keep it up.
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Hi, popped an adductor leg pressing. I'm middle-aged, how long ay it take before I should exercise the area again?
Depends: .........on the extent of the injury. See your doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more
I have excessive pain on the areas just above my ankles on the outside of my leg after I exercise. Wondering what it is?
Sports medicine: It sounds like the area that is hurting is being stressed excessively during your exercise routine. I would first consider different shoes, more support in your footwear or modifying the type of exercise. I also recommend a consult with a physician trained in sports medicine. ...Read more
I keep feeling cold on my leg but I haven't stepped out or really did any form of work in almost 2weeks, not sure whether it exercise I need?
Exercise may be OK but you should see your Primary doctor to evaluate your issues!
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more