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Doctor insights on: Squat To Leg Extension Ratio

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What to do if I did squats now my leg hurts?

What to do if I did squats now my leg hurts?

Rest: Rest, stretch, use NSAIDS, and remember to start slow and gradually increase the weight. Use less weight next time and be consistent. You will train your muscles to be able to lift more and recover but you must start slow. Read more

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Do you think I should continue doing squats with pain in my leg?

Do you think I should continue doing squats with pain in my leg?

Should get better: Pain is your body's way of telling you what you can and can't do...Listen your body.... Also, there are other exercises that strengthen legs well without so much stress on your low back. Read more

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If I do leg workouts like squats and leg presses and calf raises. Do they make me faster if I do them?

If I do leg workouts like squats and leg presses and calf raises. Do they make me faster if I do them?

Presses for speed: Doing strength exercises will augment your speed to some degree. There is no substitute for old fashioned sprints and intervals on the track though. Read more

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Please explain what do squats do to fat legs?

Please explain what do squats do to fat legs?

Squats: Will help to tone and strengthen muscles but will not cause spot fat loss. Read more

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Weights gym safe disc bulge L 4 5 mirror doing leg press that seated and squats and lunges I no got build up core?

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

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I have bow legs and my fibular sticks out a lot on the side of my leg. Is this normal and can I still squat heavy weights despite this?

I have bow legs and my fibular sticks out a lot on the side of my leg. Is this normal and can I still squat heavy weights despite this?

Probably: Hard to say for sure without knowing the severity of your bowleg issue. But you can do the weight lifting. If you start to have knee pain and problems then see an orthopedic doc. Don't squat excessive weight amounts. Hopefully you are being supervised by an athletic trainer. Read more

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I am a power lifter and I was squatting and I had a sharp pain in my lower back on the right side, now when I lift my leg it hurts a lot?

I am a power lifter and I was squatting and I had a sharp pain in my lower back on the right side, now when I lift my leg it hurts a lot?

Disc herniation?: It is possible that you injured a disc. There is risk with lifting heavy weights and back injuries. Take a rest from training and avoid lifting heavy items and especially twisting simultaneously. Read more

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What are good exercises to strengthen back and legs. I'm 6'8" and can't do a squat or push-up. Getting that low is hard to bounce back from.?

What are good exercises to strengthen back and legs. I'm 6'8" and can't do a squat or push-up. Getting that low is hard to bounce back from.?

Water excercises: Excercises in water could be one way of increasing range of motion. Also, as you get stronger, you could go in more shallow water as you get used to the increased weight on the lower extremities Read more

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I want to know best easy exercises daily to make my leg firming and quick one walking 30 min daily and 60 squats daily enough note I am 51 kg &160 cm?

I want to know best easy exercises daily to make my leg firming and quick one walking 30 min daily and 60 squats daily enough note I am 51 kg &160 cm?

Exercise program: Sounds good but please see your doc to make sure your health is ok to do that. Please remember that what you eat is important also. Avoiding sugar, lots of carbs, junk food, all help w/overall health. Peace and good health. Read more

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Expert opinion please: could squats help me to lose fat and cellulite on my legs?

Expert opinion please: could squats help me to lose fat and cellulite on my legs?

No: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective and fda approved treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www. Cynosure. Com. Read more

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Pain in my kneecap area (feels like verticle line) when I do deep knee bends and squat lifts. But there is no pain if I do weighted leg raises, ideas?

Pain in my kneecap area (feels like verticle line) when I do deep knee bends and squat lifts. But there is no pain if I do weighted leg raises, ideas?

Be careful: You may have a patellar strain/tendonitis or even a tear. This could lead to a patellar tendon tear, which would require surgery and an extensive rehabilitation. Read more