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List Of Upper Body Toning Exercises
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello...Inpite of exercise 4 to 5 times a week with a maintained diet i m not able to loose 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?
Im 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 loose 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 loose 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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