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Reduce Height Lift Weights As Kid
Losing weight slowly, good diet, lifting weights. Developed nasolabial folds. Will they disappear as my face gets smaller & reach my ideal weight?
NLF's: This would be difficult to predict. It depends on your age, skin quality , genetics, etc. Unfortunately many people find their facial appearance "ages" as they lose weight. The benefits of losing weight and getting in shape are tremendous. However, it can be frustrating thinking you may look older. Fillers, collagen stimulators and fat injection can all help with this type of change. ...Read more
Does lifting 5-10kg weights affect height growth and pushups too do they stop growth of height...?
No and No: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more
Will type 2 diabetes diminish muscle and strength gains from weight lifting? And should insulin use be modified when lifting heavy weights?
Not if controlled: If diabetes is well controlled, it should not diminish the effect of exercise in increasing strength and muscle mass. In order to evaluate whether Insulin needs to be adjusted, you should measure glucose before and after exercise sessions; if the sugar is falling with exercise, you could have a snack before exercising, drink a sports drink during exercise, or decrease Insulin at the meal before. ...Read more
No: I can't think of any reason that lifting weights would increase hair growth unless Anabolic steroids or testosterone was being used. There are no known hormonal changes with exercise that would explain hair growth in men. In women, aerobic exercise decreases estrogen, so male hormones become more dominant and one could see facial hair & acne increase. This is an increasing problem in women. ...Read more
Height growth , increase height through yoga - http://bodyheightcom.Blogspot.In known as a height growth, increase height through yoga is possible wi?
Not possible but...: The yoga exercises advised on that website will improve your posture & help you stand straighter to maximize the height you have, but it is impossible for you to grow even 1 more mm. This is because height is determined by length of our bones and they grow from a part called the growth plate. Once the growth plates fuse (age 17-22 in men) it is impossible for the bones to lengthen at all. ...Read more
How will lifting 40 lb weights vs.10 lb weights increase my calorie burn? I exercise regularly but want to drop weight quicker. Will this speed it up?
Build more muscle: increased muscle mass = increased muscle tone = increase caloric usage/burning = drop more weight. Don't rush weight loss....it must be done in a scheduled manner and people may lose things in different ways. Please stay strong and you result will show. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: While previously accepted opinions suggested that weight training at a prepubertal age may stunt growth, most recent evidence disputes this theory. Studies have shown that strength training leads to improvement in muscle coordination & strength, despite no significant change in muscle size (until after puberty when hormones help add muscle bulk). ...Read more
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?
Not specifically: At fourteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight lifting will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 22 years female, weight 37kgs height 4'9. I've flat chest. Want to increase my breast size. Suggest cream, oil, exercise to increass the size.
Will building the leg muscles through weight training & high calorie protein diet help reduce the appearance of saggy thighs post weight loss? Age 22.
It depends: It depends on how much weight you have lost. If it was a significant amount, the fat is lost but the skin was stretched so far that it just hangs when the fat disappears. We are talking about a hundred pounds or more that would affect this type of change. If it was 20-30 pounds, working the thigh muscles will firm and build up the muscle structures that the skin will not hang. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much should a 11 yr old lift with dumbells. Not the highest they can lift but regularly to gain some muscle weight?
Repetitions : Try lifting 20 lbs 25 times, then 50, then 100 when you're able over several weeks to months. Lift weights 3x a week. You'll have lovely muscles in a few months. Do it slowly. It's safer and more effective. ...Read more
5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?
Weight loss: Well, that is 178 pounds. Ideally you would weight btwn 115 to 127 (or less if really petite). Only you can decide how much weight you want to lose. You could work toward 150 pounds & see how you feel before going further. ...Read more
Both parents 5'9, but i'm only 5'5 at age 22...Any chance of getting taller? I eat healthy and lift weights.
Probably: Your plates are closed by now.Get a more detailed answer ›
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