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Doctor insights on: Strength Building Exercises Without Weights

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What exercises are best for building your core arm strength?

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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Best exercises for losing weight quicker and without building bulky muscle? Also how much time a day is good?

Best exercises for losing weight quicker and without building bulky muscle? Also how much time a day is good?

Power walking: is a great way to boost metabolism and tone up muscles w/out bulking up. Go for 20 to 30 minutes daily for starters. Walk a bit faster than usual, not just stroll. Use earphones to keep from boredom or do a walking meditation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is more effective in weight loss, free hand exercises or body building exercises in gym?

What is more effective in weight loss, free hand exercises or body building exercises in gym?

Low intensity : Weight loss exercise should be lower intensity than in weight maintenance. Most people are calorie restricting to lose weight. To burn fat, this is low intensity work outs that do not leave you hungry but send the message to burn fat. Once you hit maintanence, exercise intensity increases. ...Read more

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What's more useful for strength building: barbells or dumb bells?

Weight: You can lift more with barbells. But, if you can't lift the bar with good form, start with dumbbells. ...Read more

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What are some workouts for building strength and toning?

What are some workouts for building strength and toning?

PT: Are you looking to build large muscles or have toned, slender ones? Are you a male or a female? Check out: https://www.muscleandstrength.com/articles/super-toning-training-routine.html ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as old man strength building machiine?

Is there such a thing as old man strength building machiine?

No: All exercise equipment is adjustable from limited to strong resistance. There are no items geared just for the elderly but most gyms have programs for older patrons. Discuss a good program with the exercise therapists at your gym. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of building strength?

What are the benefits of building strength?

Many.: Leaner body. Look better. Self-esteem. Increased metabolism at rest. Fitness increases. Heart functions better. And on and on... ...Read more

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Which is better for building strength: barbells or dumb bells?

Which is better for building strength: barbells or dumb bells?

Greater weight: The barbell will allow you to lift more weight, but start with a dumbbells until you can press a barbell using good form. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

One that you'll do!: Best exercise/training program is one that you'll do regularly. There's also recommendation to change exercises every now & then to keep things fresh. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/exercise/art-20048389, http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/ & http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/videos/exercises/exercises.htm for starters. Many others online. ...Read more

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Help! Is 3 sets of 1-5 reps good for building strength?

Help! Is 3 sets of 1-5 reps good for building strength?

Building strength: It is a great idea to do resistance exercise. Get a physical exam before you start a program. One thing I would suggest is to use a weight you can manage and start slowly and increase gradually to avoid injury. To build strength, I recommend using a pyramid, a weight you can do 10 reps, then more for 6, 3, and 1 rep. Inbox consult me if you want to learn more. You will build strength if you try. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between gaining muscle mass and building strength?

Is there a difference between gaining muscle mass and building strength?

Yes there are : Strength training programs develop your ability to activate current muscle mass, while promoting slight size increases. Muscle-building programs focus on resistance-training induced intramuscular damage which results in increased fiber diameter and subsequent muscle growth after recovery occurs. ...Read more

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Is whey protein recommended for an athlete who is building strength and muscles?

Is whey protein recommended for an athlete who is building strength and muscles?

Not necessarily: When protein is recommended if you do not get enough protein naturally through your diet in order to build muscle. Trusting your source of whey protein is important. There are brands that are tainted with steroids so athletes that take them believe it is the whey protein that is responsible for the positive response. ...Read more