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Pec Deck Machine
Combination Routine: A combined routine of strengthening to include focus on all parts of the pec will help to develop the muscles. Incline, decline and normal press as well as cable cross exercises and seated machine "pec deck" devices can be useful. ...Read more
Tone pecs only: It is nearly impossible to tone the breasts but there are many exercises to improve the tone of the pecs including wide grip bench press or push ups. A variety of other dumbbell exercises such as "butterflies" may also strengthen the pecs. Many machines can target this muscle group as well and are commonly found in many gyms. ...Read more
Pain Management Unit: "tens" is the acronym for transcputaneous electrical nerve stimulation. A "tens unit" is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to certain parts of the body to block pain signals. The electrical currents produced are mild, but can prevent pain messages from being transmitted to the brain and may raise the level of endorphins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I saw a work out machine on television. If I buy one of them, will I be able to achieve the look that those models have?
No: Never.They are models! it is their profession to stay in perfect shape and they work very hard at it by exercising (using more than just the machine, surely) and dieting with careful food choices. Remember, an ad on tv is just that, they are trying to sell you something. That's not to say that the machine wouldn't help you get in shape, but you would have to use it with disciplined regularity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TIME AND EFFORT: Losing weight at the gym will depend on the type of machines you are using and the amount of effort exerted or calories burned as a result of such effort. For example, you may use a machine for cardio to burn calories one day and alternate with machines to build muscle the next day. 30 minutes of intense exercise at 4x weekly (or more) is recommended for best results. Combine with a healthy diet. ...Read more
In 1 week's time I've measured 65/40 BP & 201/100 BP on Omron machine. Is this characteristic of any particular conditions?
I have a medical fetish and wish to have every machine used on me and have every kind of tests and exams done?
See psychiatrist: Having unnecessary tests is not a hood idea. See a psychiatrist to work through this issue. ...Read more
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