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Mixed Grip Chin Ups
Can weightlifting (bench press, pectoral fly, pull-ups, push-ups, etc.) help or make worse wrist pain/carpal tunnel?
Can i stunt my growth by doing bicep curls with 10 pound dumbbells? I do 5 sets of 20 push ups, 20 bicep curls, 20 squats, 20 sit ups. Can that stunt my growth?
No. : No. It won't stunt your growth.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm a 17 yr old teenager n I want build lean muscular body. I practice push ups, pull ups , sit ups n Hindu dips. Doing Hindu dips decreases height?
Probably not much: Might help with power but not speed. Generally the power in a punch comes from the hip rotation and not the arms (ask a karate or kung fu instructor to explain/demonstrate this - or try punching without rotating your hips!). Speed comes from being relaxed as you initially throw the punch and not tightening your arm until just before impact. If your muscles are tense you can't throw a fast punch! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weights gym safe disc bulge L 4 5 mirror doing leg press that seated and squats and lunges I no got build up core?
Back pain: Lunges and squats really put a lot of stress on the low back. You risk converting a bulging disc into a herniated disc. Isometric exercises are better to build the core muscles. A weight lifting belt can protect the low back if you have to do the lunges and squats. Consult with a personal trainer to avoid further injury to the low back. ...Read more
6mos postop tfcc repair-when i try to flatten palm-pinky curls up, index finger straight but higher than other fingers & palm looks curled & achy. Pt?
How can I stop my elbow from snapping it's painful during resistance exercises such as triceps pushdowns using a close grip handle..
Carpal canal + pain on shoulders +triangle above collar bone between neck & shoulder that pumps up like gel filled when raise arms lemon size.related?
No and yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compression syndrome at the wrist and can therefore not be caused by a lesion in the chest or neck. But... There is a condition known as a " double crush syndrome" in which the nerve can be pressed somewhere else and make your carpal tunnel syndrome more symptomatic. So if the lesion is causing pressure on your nerves in your neck or brachial plexus, maybe contributng ...Read more
Does doing dead lifts, bench press, squat, shoulder press on daily basis increase testosterone levels? As all include spine activity!
Good choice: Some of this is genetic. You'll want to go to the gym and do 3 sets of 10 reps of the most weight you can handle. Do others that build your triceps, even pushups. Ask your physician whether an electronic muscle stimulator and/or creatine are appropriate for you. Big muscles are fun; most women are even more attracted to a man who's fit, trim and defined, and to how you treat other people. ...Read more
Hard to do...NO: You use your chest pectoral muscles to do pushup and many if not all the muscles in your hand, forearm and arm. These muscles are firing jsut to keep your arm, elbow wrist and fingers in balance, much as all the muscles of you rack, core and lower limb are active when walking. If you have aninjury, deficit or disability talk to your doctor, trainer, therapist for possible alternatives. ...Read more
Maybe: Cervical dystonia also known as spamodic torticollis is possible at any age. Most common in women of middle age.There is no cure. Do you truly have cervical dystonia ? I do not believe that the exercise is contraindicated unless physical activity tends to cause this for you. Consult your doctor and make sure you are not overdoing the amount of workout you do. Should be safe. ...Read more
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