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Can there be pull-up bars i can install on trees?

Pull up bars: I don't know. Sound like a good idea but not really a medical question. ...Read more

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I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises i can do with those to workout my back?

I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises i can do with those to workout my back?

Be careful: After you have built up your "core" with the typical exercises, you can try these advanced techniques: http://www.Dumbbell-exercises.Com/exercises/back/. ...Read more

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I've got a bench with a barbell, dumbbells, pull up bar, and a treadmill, what are some workouts i could do to gain muscle?

I've got a bench with a barbell, dumbbells, pull up bar, and a treadmill, what are some workouts i could do to gain muscle?

Strength training : You'll want to do anaerobic exercises-short all out sprints on the treadmill with recovery periods in between; lower body exercises such as squats, lunges, box jumps, 4 plane straight leg raises; upright single leg balance work, varied ab work for your core; upper body such as pull-ups, push-ups, and other strength training w free weights and the bar-a good trainer should be able to get you going. ...Read more

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I believe I have tore my intercoastal muscles, i was doing oblique twist whilst holding on to pull up bar, i felt something go snap, is intercoastals?

I believe I have tore my intercoastal muscles, i was doing oblique twist  whilst holding on to pull up bar, i felt something go snap, is intercoastals?

Could be: There are a variety of structures in the thoracic cage which can be injured including the muscle and cartilage. Try Ibuprofen around the clock and ice the area several times per day. You may see bruising develop in the next couple of days too. ...Read more

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I have a seven year old daughter who is complaining of headaches. Three months ago my pull up bar fell on her forehead,she got a goose egg.

I have a seven year old daughter who is complaining of headaches. Three months ago my pull up bar fell on her forehead,she got a goose egg.

See Pediatrician : Children commonly have headaches. Some questions that come to mind are- how long has she had the headaches? When does she get them? Any associated nausea? Is she otherwise active and taking part in all activities? You shd also have her eyes checked. Then child shd see a pediatrician who will evaluate her & then decide if history of injury is of significance & if investigations are in order. ...Read more