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Doctor insights on: Upper Body Strength

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How can I build upper body strength?

How can I build upper body strength?

Get: On a lifting program, crossfit, pullups, pushups etc. ...Read more

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How can I increase my upper body strength?

How can I increase my upper body strength?

Basics!: Chins. Pushups. Curls. Overhead presses. Lat pulls. Shoulder shrugs! Bench press. Dips! ...Read more

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Is there a way to build upper body strength?

Is there a way to build upper body strength?

Exercise: There are specific exercises that improve upper body strength, like push-ups, and several that can done with weights (whether fancy ones or improvised ones at home). Women don't have as much upper body strength as men, but it can be greatly improved with targeted exercise. Ask a trainer at a gym. Or read on book on weight-lifting. Best results come with doing the exercises every other day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could build upper body strength?

Can you tell me how I could build upper body strength?

Particular exercises: First find the maximal weight you can lift well once (1RM).
Then do reps at about 80-90% of that amout using the muscles you wish to increase. Recommend hand held dumbells. 10-12 resp followed immediatly by 6-8 reps then 4-6 reps.
http://www. Webmd. Com/fitness-exercise/tank-top-workout-upper-body-exercises ...Read more

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Which kind of diet should I be on if I am looking for upper body strength?

Which kind of diet should I be on if I am looking for upper body strength?

The same for lower..: The same for lower body strength. Plenty of protein, vegetables, with low starches and sugars. Plenty of water. The is no selective diet for strength training of a "portion" of the body! ...Read more

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What is a good workout for a man to build upper body strength who has limited time because of a baby?

What is a good workout for a man to build upper body strength who has limited time because of a baby?

Pushups: If you don't have time to go to the gym, the classic push-up will hit your chest and triceps. In addition, maintaining good form (straight back) is good for your core. If you add a door mounted chin-up bar, you can do pull-ups to hit your back and biceps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could just do pull ups to increase my upper body strength and size without any other workouts in between?

Can you tell me if I could just do pull ups to increase my upper body strength and size without any other workouts in between?

Here is the problem: With that plan - you will have some muscles that have been worked out far more than others. Consider adding in weights and other exercises to increase that upper body strength and to build big guns. ...Read more

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What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

What is the top workout program to gain upper body strength?

One Size: Won't "fit all" people. That said, the "best" program is the (1) safest one for an individual (relating to one's medical condition), the one (2) most likely to engage consistency, & the one (3) that targets all aspects of fitness (aerobics, endurance, strength). So, (1) discussion with an md; (2) reflection on one's favorite; (3) search within healthtap's existing answers for program ideas. Enjoy! ...Read more

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I find push ups so hard to do. Does this mean I have really weak upper body strength?

I find push ups so hard to do. Does this mean I have really weak upper body strength?

They ARE hard: You may simply weigh more than your upper body strength can handle. I'm very glad you are trying and training. A good preparation is a pushup variant with one or both knees on the floor. The hated pushup is probably the single best exercise for developing your upper body. ...Read more

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For exercise I do upper body strength training one day. The next day I do lower body cardio. Should I do lower body strength training after 40 y/o?

For exercise I do upper body strength training one day. The next day I do lower body cardio. Should I do lower body strength training after 40 y/o?

Workouts: As long as your doctor says you are healthy enough to do so, it is good to vary your workouts. Please keep focus on health more than the number on the scale. Healthy food plan and sleep are part of the healthy lifestyle. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

Weakness ICD code: I did not see a specific one for decreased upper body strength. I see 728, 87 for Muscle weakness (generalized). ...Read more

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20 male, will protein powder help me to gain muscle and upper body strength?

20 male, will protein powder help me to gain muscle and upper body strength?

NotMuch, RealFoodYes: Meat is high animal protein+fat. Sat. Fat is healthy, ancel keys & us gov. Long promoted con (s) to the opposite. Protein powder will likely be a higher cost & you don't know where the stuff came from, exempted by dshea act of 1994. The key to muscles is exercise, focused coordination & pushing limits, slowly/carefully, not the gimmicks. Study peter attia & review my other answers on healthtap. ...Read more

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I have difficulty walking and I lack upper body strength. I don't have control over my meals. What do you recommend for getting healthy?

I have difficulty walking and I lack upper body strength. I don't have control over my meals. What do you recommend for getting healthy?

Get control: Eating a healthy diet is critical and a bad diet can not be overcome with any degree of exercise. So if you can't get control of your diet, as you say, understand that you need to. An exercise bike or water aerobics are two alternatives for exercise in patients who have difficulty walking. ...Read more

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Have minor cp, just a little spasticity when nervous. I want to increase upper body strength to pick up baby. What can I do safely while pregnant?

Have minor cp, just a little spasticity when nervous. I want to increase upper body strength to pick up baby. What can I do safely while pregnant?

Strengthening: Yous should be able to exercise without an issue. I would suggest seeing a physical therapist for ideas or at a minimum a good personal trainer. ...Read more

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Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. These strength training workouts aren't hiit and don't involve cardio. Lose weight?

Approximately 20 minutes again on the lower and upper body. These strength training workouts aren't hiit and don't involve cardio. Lose weight?

Best program is-: -calorie deficient diet, adequate hydration, protein intake, & a weight training program set up by an AT-C @ a health club that fulfils Ur needs & is adapted 2 Ur abilities. 1 day weights next day CARDIO & repeat. This way U will become fit, stronger and healthier. Takes persistence & dedication. Push Ur self as able. ...Read more

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How do I gain weight in my upper body?

How do I gain weight in my upper body?

Lot of exercise: Resistance exercise upper body will help gain upper body weight. ...Read more

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How to increase upper body height only?

How to increase upper body height only?

Impossible!: Your growth is determined by your genetics. There is no way you can control it much less control one area such as above the waist. ...Read more

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What are some good upper body exercises?

What are some good upper body exercises?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What are some good upper body stretches?

What are some good upper body stretches?

Use towel: I would suggest using a towel to stretch out the upper back region
also some stretches can be done using a door jam or with a stretching rope. ...Read more

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What exercises should I do for upper body?

Depends: Depends on what your goals are - to strengthen, rehab from injury, build muscle, overall conditioning. There any many exercises, with or without weights or therabands, and gym machines to use, from rows and lat pulldowns to help with upper back, biceps curls, triceps for upper arm, exercises for the chest, delts, etc. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good upper body work out?

Can you recommend a good upper body work out?

Upper body muscle: This question is probably better answered by a general internet search. You need more specific details than can be ascertained in a 400 word answer. ...Read more

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What are some good workouts to lose upper body fat?

What are some good workouts to lose upper body fat?

Exercises: Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may upper body abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Consider Barbell Bench Press; Barbell Bench Press, declined; Dumbbell Flyes; Dumbbell Flyes, inclined bench; Chest Dips; Cable Crossover; Floor Flyes, ...Read more

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Opinions on what's a good upper body workout for men?

Opinions on what's a good upper body workout for men?

A good weight lift-: -ing program using free weights or machines. Join a reputable health club & hook up with an AT-C. They would B able 2 set up a program that fits your needs & abilities. ...Read more

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Whenever I twist my upper body, my lribs make a noise?

Whenever I twist my upper body, my lribs make a noise?

Synovial fluid: I have heard the same sound coming from my costosternal joints (where the ribs meet the breastbone) when I twist my torso. This sound has the same cause as popping sounds heard from other joints, such as the knuckles, elbows, or knees. The synovial fluid within the joint space shifts abruptly, creating that sound. It is of no clinical significance. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some quick upper body workouts?

Pushups: Not sure what you're looking for exactly, but if you're looking for quick things to do with just 10 - 15 minutes during lunch at work, you could do pushups and dips using chairs. Also you could bring some light weights or bands to do biceps curls, triceps extensions, rotator cuff strengthening, etc. ...Read more

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What are some simple but effective upper body exercises?

What are some simple but effective upper body exercises?

Most simple are body: Weight related exercises like push ups, and pull ups/chin ups. There are some many variations to make them easier or more difficult that you could become very fit by just completing these! ...Read more

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What to do if I have sharp pains randomly in my upper body?

I advise: Seeing a doctor for a full history and exam to try and figure out the cause of these random pains. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I get prick like pain all over my upper body. What does this mean?

Do not know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I want to reduce my upper body fat and brest size by home remedies?

I want to reduce my upper body fat and brest size by home remedies?

Weight loss: You can't "spot" reduce fat. The key is to have a sensible weight loss strategy. See some of the check lists available on Health Tap for weight loss - pick your favorite and get started! Good luck! ...Read more

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I really don't like upper body workouts! How can I make them more fun?

Find partner: Workouts, whether upper body (in your case), lower body or cardio can be a 'drag' after a while. My best advice as a sports medicine physician and endurance 'athlete' is to find a work- out partner w/ similar work- out goals as you and train together... If unable to do so then work w/ a certified personal trainer who can keep your work- outs more fun and goal/ oriented. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How can I shorten excercise routine but still do all of these upper body exercises?

How can I shorten excercise routine but still do all of these upper body exercises?

Unfortunately you: Didn't specify what are "all of these upper body exercises." If you provide more information, we may be able to better guide you. But in general, you should consider training techniques that limit resting periods, like supersets and circuit training. Also focus on compound exercise that don't just isolate single muscles but rather focus on groups in a single lift. It's more efficient. ...Read more

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I have white patches in my body like small patches all over my upper body what do I do?

I have white patches in my body like small patches all over my upper body what do I do?

Get seen: This may be vitiligo, tinea versicolor, or any of several other entities. Don't try to self-diagnose or self-treat. Sudden-onset vitiligo is a warning to do a quick skin check for a malignant melanoma that may have been overlooked. ...Read more

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How can I gain upper body weight?

How can I gain upper body weight?

Weight Training: The best way to gain upper body weight as in muscle mass is in weight training the upper body. Working the Biceps, triceps, deltoids, pectoralis muscles. There is no diet that would help since the calories that you consume would naturally go to your fat stores. ...Read more

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