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Squat To Leg Extension Ratio
You should not: Unless some thing wrong in your legs? Read more
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
I've been having stiff pains in my legs. I find it difficult to bend or squat. What could be d problem?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
During back squat, I feel more comfortable/natural when my right leg is slightly behind the left one. Is this bad and what could cause this? Thanks!
Usually: This indicates a knee or hip that is not as flexible on the right as compared to the left Read more
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?
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I have two soft lumps appear on side of my leg, above my ankle. Only appear when squatting or flexing my leg. Had them for years. What could they be?
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?
Lower legs are both big and quite hard. Problems when I'm squatting down because I will fall to the back. My legs are not proportional to my body length?
On the internet?: I am not sure what you expect from us here. We cannot see or examine you. Please go to your family doctor for an examination. Read more