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What are the most recommended exercises for the stomach muscles to tone up?

What are the most recommended exercises for the stomach muscles to tone up?

Abs: Crunches, belly dancing, zoomba, dolphin swimming, get out the wii fit or sports, pretty much any core muscle activity will strengthen the abs. What not to do? Sit on the couch.... ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is the order in which you should exercise muscles for the most effective workout?

What is the order in which you should exercise muscles for the most effective workout?

Remember: There is no specific order. But in general, consider exercising larger muscle groups like shoulders, back, chest, and legs before smaller muscle groups like bi's, tri's and calves. If you fatigue the smaller, accessory muscle prior to larger groups, it may compromise your larger muscle group exercises. But you still need variety to your exercise routines too. So don't just do the same thing. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to tone your lower stomach?

What are the best exercises to tone your lower stomach?

Hip flexion: In general, exercises that emphasize flexion of your trunk, such as sit ups and crunches, are best for upper abdominal muscles; and exercises that emphasize flexion of the hip, such as straight leg raises, are best for lower abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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I want to get in shape over the summer. What are the best exercises for lifting and toning the glutes?

I want to get in shape over the summer. What are the best exercises for lifting and toning the glutes?

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 the best home exercises to build up my pectoralis major muscles?

What are the best home exercises to build up my pectoralis major muscles?

Push ups: There's a reason push ups have been used by pretty much every exercise guru and the military for eons. They work when done correctly. You can vary what part of the muscle is used more intensely by shifting your arm/hand position. Try men's health website or shape magazine's for more. ...Read more

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What is the recommended way to tone my abdominal muscles?

What is the recommended way to tone my abdominal muscles?

Crunches etc: Crunches are good for this. There are variations on this, and some health clubs & gyms have equipment (machines) that can help with this goal. Consider seeing a physical therapist or a trainer, especially if you are not used to this type of exercise. ...Read more

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What are the best workouts for the stomach area.

What are the best workouts for the stomach area.

Core exercises: Sit ups are genarally an easy place to start and can be easily done around your house. You can ly on the floor in front of your couch for example, put your feet under the couch with bent knees and start the work out.. Start out slow, and build youself up to 15-30 minutes a day with small breaks in between. ...Read more

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What is the best and easiest way to firm up the triceps muscle of the upper arm?

What is the best and easiest way to firm up the triceps muscle of the upper arm?

Tricep exercises: Straight-bar cable pushdowns, lying overhead triceps extensions and cable rope extentsons are a few of the exercises that can be used. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to do at home to strengthen low back and core in case of sacralization L5 to alleviate symptoms. Thanks?

What are the best exercises to do at home to strengthen low back and core in case of sacralization L5 to alleviate symptoms. Thanks?

Lot you can do ..: Quite a few exercises could be nominated. The exact exercise is less important; doing them 3-4 times a week is key. Do each for 8-10 reps, working up to 3 sets. 1) Seated bent over stretch: sit on chair, bend over shoulders moving between knees, lower if possible. Hold 20 seconds. 2) Bridge: Lie on back on carpet/mat. Bend knees, raise hips until knees/shoulders in line. Hold 2 secs. 3) Quadraped: begin on all 4's. Lift arm/opposite leg, slowly lower, do opposite. 4) Superman: Lie on stomach, raise arms/legs/chest. Hold 2 sec. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways to lose weight in the abdominal, hips and upper leg areas?

What are the most effective ways to lose weight in the abdominal, hips and upper leg areas?

Cardio: I suspect this is where you have been gaining most of your weight. If there is diabetes, carbohydrate intolerance in your family lineage this would make sense why you gain weight there. If you're eating lots of carb's.Grains you're doing the same thing we do to fatten a cow.. We grain them! increasing your protein decreasing your carbohydrate intake drinking water and stopping soda! ...Read more

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What would be the reasons for stretch lines in breast, buttocks and around the neck and how to overcome?

What would be the reasons for stretch lines in breast, buttocks and around the neck and how to overcome?

Bust & breasts are: areas where a woman may expand.Stretch marks are created when the skin is stretched (i.e., weight loss) causing dermal & epidermal tearing. Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for the muscle between the rib and hips?

What are some good exercises for the muscle between the rib and hips?

Lats?: I'm assuming you are referring to the latissumus dorsi muscle( the large flat muscle which runs in this general direction). Good exercises for the 'lats' are "pull- downs"( on the lat machine) and rows or a rowing machine, among others.hope that helps! ...Read more

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Doctor recommended exercises for inside and outside to burn the most calories?

Doctor recommended exercises for inside and outside to burn the most calories?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What recommended exercises and diets should one receive who has not worked out in a long time and wish to regain some muscle mass and tone the muscle?

Weights and protein.: Your goals require weight training. Start light, shooting for twelve reps per set. As that gets easy, add weight and shoot for four to six reps per set to gain muscle. Keep your form honest - don't throw and jerk the heavy weight around as you'll just hurt yourself. This regimen requires one gram of protein daily per pound of body weight. Do cardio to keep your weight gain lean. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways to get a flat stomach in 3 months?

What are the most effective ways to get a flat stomach in 3 months?

More muscle less fat: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key component of washboard abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc ) all play a role in building those muscles. ...Read more

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What are the exercise for toning the stomach, thighs and underarm for women?

What are the exercise for toning the  stomach, thighs and underarm for women?

Many:: I'll give the most basic. First, you cannot spot reduce weight. G it. Based on your locations, you should be low-carbing it! exercises for toning will make you look firmer, healthier and stronger. I like dumbells because of simplicity for the \arms. With ten lb dumbells you cann do tricep extension, overhead raises, and curls. Abdomen: tummy crunches. Legs, squats, climbing stairs, & biking! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about which drugs are used to relax muscles during major surgery. which of the two chemicals described next would make the best muscle relaxant and why?

Can you tell me about which drugs are used to relax muscles during major surgery. which of the two chemicals described next would make the best muscle relaxant and why?

During surgery the-: -drugs used are paralytic agents, those U take4 muscle rrelaxants R not the same. 2 good relaxants R valium &flexeril. These R commonly used. ...Read more

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Quads and other leg muscles still sore after 3 days (from first workout), what is the best way to get rid of lactic acid build up?

Quads and other leg muscles still sore after 3 days (from first workout), what is the best way to get rid of lactic acid build up?

Overdoing workouts: It sounds like you did too much during your first workout. Enthusiasm is great, but you need to go slowly to start. Get some guidance from a trainer as to how to get a workout routine started, make sure you are adequately hydrated and do warm up and cool down stretching . These things should go a long way to prevent your post-workout soreness. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some good exercises to strengthen the wrists whilst minimising the risk of injury until they get stronger?

Please tell me what are some good exercises to strengthen the wrists whilst minimising the risk of injury until they get stronger?

Use dumbbells: And high repetitions with light weight to start. Do it from a sitting position with your forearms in your thighs so you work only the forearm muscle groups. Do it both directions with the hands facing down and up ...Read more

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What are some pf the ways to tighten your vagina apart from pelvic muscles and kegels? Please mention at least three

What are some pf the ways to tighten your vagina apart from pelvic muscles and kegels? Please mention at least three

Safest are exercises: Safest and most reliable ways to strengthen your pelvic floor are doing exercises. You mentioned one technique yourself, kegel. Not much space to write here but google "pelvic floor exercises" to see various options (way more than 3). ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more