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Doctor insights on: List Of Upper Body Aerobic Exercises

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What are some good upper body exercises?

What are some good upper body 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

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What would you say are most effective exercises to tone upper body?

What would you say are most effective exercises to tone upper body?

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

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58 year old female gets plenty of exercise and eats a clean, correct diet but is gaining so much upper body weight. Why?

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

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Is there an isometric exercise which tones the whole upper body?

Is there an isometric exercise which tones the whole upper body?

Push ups: Push-ups are not really an isometric exercise (muscle contraction without joint motion), but if you are going to pick a single exercise to tone and strengthen your upper body, push-ups (done correctly) are heard to beat. ...Read more

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What exercises should I do for upper body?

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

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What are some simple but effective upper body exercises?

What are some simple but effective upper body exercises?

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

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How can I shorten excercise routine but still do all of these upper body exercises?

How can I shorten excercise routine but still do all of these upper body exercises?

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

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Good exercises for upper-body like the breasts?

Breast exercise: The breast tissue is composed primarily of fat. Exercise of the chest muscles, that lie under the breast can be done with push ups or chest press. ...Read more

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Should I abandon upper body exercises while I have a strained rotator cuff?

Should I abandon upper body exercises while I have a strained rotator cuff?

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

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