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List Of Upper Body Aerobic Exercises
Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more
Resistance exercises: Weight lifting is the most popular resistance but pay attention to the upper back with rows and military presses not just bench presses and triceps and biceps exercise. Alternatively calisthenics can get the job done. ...Read more
58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?
Need fewer calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she does not eat or drink back more calories after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Doctor can check to be sure weight gain is not water, tumor, etc... ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what your goals are — to strengthen, rehab from injury, build muscle, overall conditioning. There any many exercises, with or without weights or therabands, and gym machines to use, from rows and lat pulldowns to help with upper back, biceps curls, triceps for upper arm, exercises for the chest, delts, etc. ...Read more
Most simple are body: Weight related exercises like push-ups, and pull ups/chin ups. There are some many variations to make them easier or more difficult that you could become very fit by just completing these! ...Read more
Unfortunately you: Didn't specify what are "all of these upper body exercises." If you provide more information, we may be able to better guide you. But in general, you should consider training techniques that limit resting periods, like supersets and circuit training. Also, focus on compound exercise that don't just isolate single muscles but rather focus on groups in a single lift. It's more efficient. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There is exercise or cold induced urticaria. But it might be normal! ...Read more
Absolutely not!: The best exercises to help a strained rotator cuff is shoulder blade and upper back exercises. Scapular retractions (holding the back tips of the shoulder blades together) for 3 sets of 2 minutes at a time will reduce the load on the rotator cuff. It will allow the shoulder to heal much quicker. This is a tip that should be taken up with every patient with a shoulder injury! ...Read more
Hello... Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week with a maintained diet i m not able to lose weight from my upper body?
Time: You may have to adjust the types of exercises. When you exercise you replace fat with muscle (which actually weighs more) without a necessary change in configuration, except possibly in feel and sleekness. Check with a trainer or physical therapist for recommendations. Good luck and congratulations on your persistence. Keep it up. ...Read more
I am doing exercises, I reduced pounds in my lower body. My upper body remains the same. What should I do to reduce my upper body?
Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss — if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
For exercise, I do upper body strength training one day. The next day I do lower body cardio. Should I do lower body strength training after 40 y/o?
I'm 5'2 and 116 pounds but I'm not toned and have quite a lot of lower body fat esp bottom and thighs. When I exercise it comes off upper body. Help pls?
Refer to answer: You do not need to a lot of exercise to lose weight. Eating right and not gmo is key to success. No cereals, whet, soy, corn, juices, sodas rey, and barley are the problems. Slowly will lose weight. Concentrate on loe salt cheese, almond and tahini butter.Also, avocado, sesame, and flaxseed. ...Read more
See trainer: There are several exercises for the stomach and upper body muscles -depends on your condition. It is best that you see a trainer so he or she can give you the best exercises for your body. ...Read more
Very few: Assuming you are in a cast or restrictive brace, it's very challenging and can be risky to get a good upper body workout with a wrist fracture. At times, low risk, low-resistance exercise such as use of a theraband can be utilized once a fracture has stabilized and is in the later healing stages. Consult with your treating physician to help you answer this question. ...Read more
Run and Diet: You don't have to have money or space to go for a jog outside. You can diet by simply eating less, which will also costs nothing. Most importantly, you have to stop looking for reasons why you can't exercise and diet, and start looking for reasons why you can. Good luck and I hope you are successful! **. ...Read more
What exercise is good to make the shoulders and upper body strong? Also, which exercise will make ma collar bones look prominent?
Exercise: Push ups and weight lifting will help. ...Read more
Is sleep myoclonus safe? Would stretching help/lifting light weights for upper body? Anything I can do to help it, exercise? Mine is due to anxiety.
I have a high metabolism and difficulty in gaining weight in the upper body area. All the fat gets concentrated on my lower body and thighs. What diet and exercise is required to change this?
I had c5-c7 fused and plated with removal of large bone spurs. I walking as much as possible but there exercises for upper body?
Discuss with surgeon: Assuming you have been cleared for physical activity by your orthopedic or neurosurgeon, you may do several exercises for cervical pain. They mainly include scapular stabilization exercises. Follow up with a physical therapist to be taught these exercises and to be assured you are using proper technique. ...Read more
Yes- esp. if seated: As long as you are not applying more than the simple weight of your leg and otherwise abiding by your physician's activity limitations, you should be able to participate in a myriad of upper extremity exercises and utilize any of the upper extremity lifting machines that allow for a seated position. ...Read more
Which upper body exercises, such as push-ups, biceps curls, etc., are better for not enlarging your neck muscles?
There r some, but...: Curls will build biceps muscles on flexion, and triceps muscles with slow extension back; there are various nautili and other exercise machines that will be rather specific for biceps and triceps; however it's better to think in terms of what group of muscles r used to hit baseball, tennis, or golf ball, shooting hoops, pitching, all require using all upper body muscles for prime performance. ...Read more
I have muscle pain on left side of my upper body, including chest area even though I didn't engage in any strenuous exercise. Heartbeat is normal.
Get checked...: If worse with movement of muscle, it's probably musculo-skeletal related but really pain in chest should never be treated lightly. Consider getting a checkup asap if this is persisting. ...Read more
Upper right side rib pain (under arm) worse when moving or breathing, took a new exercise class on Friday using upper body movement,?
Broken hand: Obviously you aren't going to be able to do any exercises that require being able to grip something. Try doing exercises that use a strap that can be put around your wrist or elbow to be able to exercise above the elbow. Until you can grip again, your forearm muscles will suffer ...Read more
Is it ok to start upper body exercises 1 year after open cut unguinal hernia surgery. The area is still bit sore and I have ocasonal discmfrt & pain?
It is ok: You can exercise as long as it does not cause too much pain. The wound is completely healed.If too much pain then check with your doctor ...Read more
I have DVT and varicose veins and I wear stocking. I want towork out in gym to build on my upper body. Is it advisable? How much of exercise can I do?
Depends: If you are still healing your fracture, it will be difficult to do upper body strengthening. You can wear weighted wrist bands and do some strengthening that way. However, free weights that require gripping are usually not possible. Nautilus-type machines where you can rest the bars on your wrist may also be possible. Once your fracture has healed, you can resume your normal lifting activities. ...Read more