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What's the best indirect forearm exercises?

What's the best indirect forearm exercises?

Grip: A good indirect forearm workout is to work on your grip strength as it incorporates your forearm muscles and the intrinsic muscles of your hands as well. ...Read more

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Why do my veins pop out on my forearms from non exercise causes?

Why do my veins pop out on my forearms from non exercise causes?

Depends: Where do they pop out? Multiple factors including total body fat, hydration status, medications, heart or circulation disease, gravity in general. You are 18, so what is the concern? Do you exercise, lift weights? ...Read more

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My left forearm was amputated 15 years ago what kind of exercises can I engage?

My left forearm was amputated 15 years ago what kind of exercises can I engage?

Look at Paralympics: The london 2012 paralympics are going on right now, august 29 - sept 9. A person missing one forearm should be able to do many sports activities, since he has the other arm and both legs. Spending some time on the internet looking at all the paralympic activities will surely reveal some exercises and sports one will like. ...Read more

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I have forearm splints, what exercise can I do to bulk up?

I have forearm splints, what exercise can I do to bulk up?

See physical therapy: Depending on why you were recommended to wear the forearm splints, it will be worthwhile for you to see a physical therapist who can guide you to a healthy and appropriate exercise regimen. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

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How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

There some easy thi-: -ngs. Buy a hand exerciser @ a sport shop like Scheels. Also use a piece of wood & a twine, add a weight 2 it & use your hands 2 roll it up, and let unwind slowly. Add wt as you gain strength. Also buy a free weight barbell that you can use. Practice in the store. Need 2 do a series of 15, breif rext and do total of 3 series. If you can't finish 3rd series flex/ext. Of wrist start add wt as U=R able ...Read more

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What exercise help make your forearm extensor muscle stronger?

What exercise help make your forearm extensor muscle stronger?

Wrist extensions: Patients with lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow have
latera elbow pain. Once the pain resolves with medication, rest
or local injection, the patient needs to strengthen the dorsal forearm
muscles that extend the wrist. This should be done with very
light hand weights or therabands. ...Read more

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I have pain in forearms and wrist while I do biceps exercise I m doin gym from long time do I need calcium suppliment my age is 35 yrs?

I have pain in forearms and wrist while I do biceps exercise I m doin gym from long time do I need calcium suppliment my age is 35 yrs?

Not due 2 low calc--: --ium. It sounds more like muscle stress. R U working out every day? U should always have a light day in between. Fo cardio. As far as ca++, U need about 1600mg/day & no more than 2000iu of V-B3. ...Read more

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I am experiencing soreness in my left upper forearm. The pain is exacerbated through pulling motions. Light exercise has not helped. Can you?

I am experiencing soreness in my left upper forearm. The pain is exacerbated through pulling motions. Light exercise has not helped. Can you?

Strain: Soreness associated with movements like pulling are most likely related to muscle, ligament or tendon strain. Try to avoid the motion that exacerbates this for 1 wk. Anti inflammatory med like ibuprofen may also help. ...Read more

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Electrifying pain in forearm may be because of blockage or bending of swelled nerves, which I saw while curling my arms for doing hammer curl exercise?

Electrifying pain in forearm may be because of blockage or bending of swelled nerves, which I saw while curling my arms for doing hammer curl exercise?

Nerve pain: You describe possible pain secondary to nerve compression, and could be at elbow or wrist. Would put your weight lifting on hold and consult with your doctor, as this may require rapid intervention, ...Read more

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When I press down with my index finger on something, my forearm hurts even when lifting things. Why is that? No injuries or exercise. Ideas? Help?

When I press down with my index finger on something, my forearm hurts even when lifting things. Why is that? No injuries or exercise. Ideas? Help?

Epicondylitis: You might be describing epicondylitis or some other muscle strain/injury. If it's painful close to elbow, it might be tennis elbow if on outside (lateral) & golfer's elbow if on inside (medial) of elbow. Check out http://patient. Info/doctor/tennis-elbow-and-golfers-elbow for info. RICE is usually good idea for injuries eg Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation. OTC pain relievers should be ok. See doc ...Read more

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Age 42. my right arm has been twitching above elbow and in forearm on and off for 3 days now. No pain. No injury. Normal diet and exercise.?

Age 42. my right arm has been twitching above elbow and in forearm on and off for 3 days now. No pain. No injury. Normal diet and exercise.?

Various causes: A muscle twitch is an small local involuntary contraction of muscle. It's usually not a symptom of a serious illness. Sometimes it occurs after muscular exertion. Tension or anxiety can cause twitching. Magnesium deficiency is another cause. For more information see: http:/bit. Ly/1rBtxRu ...Read more

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I have muscle spasms in my forearm but its is not painful it just feels tight near my wrist and forearm. Could this be from overusing my muscle during exercise or an electrolyte imbalance?

I have muscle spasms in my forearm but its is not painful it just feels tight near my wrist and forearm. Could this be from overusing my muscle during exercise or an electrolyte imbalance?

Could be both: Over use may cause the symptoms and loss of salts during exercise may contribute. You may need to back off on the intensity of exercise and drink an electrolyte drink like Gatorade. ...Read more

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27f don't smoke, exercise regularly...I've been having upper back pain along with pain in both of my forearms. Also a heart burn feeling after eating.

Chest pain: Sounds like you have back strain and esophageal reflux or peptic disease, try antacid for the heartburn or over the counter ranitidine. A massage may help the back pain but if you actually have an ulcer, it could manifest as back pain. Don't hesitate to go to your doc for an exam, it will help. ...Read more

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My symptoms are:- top of head feels numb. My upper arms feel really weak like I've been doing heavy exercise. Hands tingle. Forearms ache.

My symptoms are:- top of head feels numb. My upper arms feel really weak like I've been doing heavy exercise. Hands tingle. Forearms ache.

Need eval: Symptoms could be due to cervical spine problem with pressure on nerve roots or spinal cord compression. With the head numbness a cerebral problem needs to be excluded. This should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What's exercise that support arm firming?

What's exercise that support arm firming?

Dumbbells: Exercises using dumbbells will help firm up the arm muscles. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some exercises to make my arm bigger?

Can you tell me some exercises to make my arm bigger?

Many variations: Of bicep curls and tricep presses. It's hard to give specifics without knowing any physical limitations you may have or equipment limitations that you might have too. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the best exercises for decreasing arm fat?

Doctors, what are the best exercises for decreasing arm fat?

Cardiovascular.: Reducing fat from any place on the body requires cardiovascular exercise. Weight training shapes and builds the muscles underneath the fat, but cardiovascular work burns the fat. ...Read more

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What exercises are best for building your core arm strength?

Arm workouts: " core" arm strength, or rather, exercises that can build up your arms: wrist curls/ extensions, biceps curls and triceps extensions, . For your upper arm and shoulder do military press and inclines. Ask a good personal trainer for a regimen that would best 'fit ' you! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to exercise my inner thighs and arm fat?

What is the best way to exercise my inner thighs and arm fat?

There's no such: Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be arm ; thigh fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can tone your inner thighs with extended leg lifts, inner thigh press, standing thigh press, deep squat, wall squat, lunge, thigh ball squeeze, walking, swimming, biking ; in-line skating. You can tone arms >. ...Read more

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How much exercise is safe when recovering from an arm injury?

How much exercise is safe when recovering from an arm injury?

Depends: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My arm fell heavy when im in rest but when I do sone exercise its gone.

Compressed nerve?: The sensation in your arm may be an indication of a mildly compressed nerve in your neck or shoulder area. If you find that changes in the position of your neck, such as looking upward or tilting your head to the affected side, seem to worsen the heavy feeling, the neck is more likely the source. If the feeling is relieved by exercise, it would be very unlikely to represent a cardiac problem. ...Read more

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How do I make sure my left arm gets the same amount of exercise as the right when lifting?

Keep even.: Make sure you're distributing the weight evenly between both arms. If you use free weights, you can use the same amount of weight in each arm. ...Read more

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Please answer! What kind of exercise routine would be best to strengthen an arm that is shorter in length?

Please answer! What kind of exercise routine would be best to strengthen an arm that is shorter in length?

Same as longer arm!: Seriously! We don't recommend any specific exercise just b/c one arm is shorter. Likewise, we don't recommend any specific exercise just b/c other arm is longer. In other words, don't favor one extremity or body part over other. Work them all out equally, to the best of their ability. Don't forget aerobic conditioning to improve cardiorespiratory (heart & lung) fitness. Plus healthy nutrition. ...Read more