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Doctor insights on: What If My Arm Muscles Are Too Big

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Can kettlebells make you have big arm muscles?

Can kettlebells make you have big arm muscles?

Yes: You can work with a trainer if this is your desire. Going for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls ; lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...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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My son is 11 & going through puberty. He's concerned to have big arm muscles like some of his more developed boys. Is it ok for him to work out & how?

My son is 11 & going through puberty. He's concerned to have big arm muscles like some of his more developed boys. Is it ok for him to work out & how?

Depends: The aap & sports medicine groups encourage a delay in power lifting/heavy lifting until skeletal maturity. This varies with each kid & generally equates to final height & pubertal stage. Lifting technique and exercises with lower weight loads can be started earlier under the supervision of trained coaches. Such limitations are meant to reduce the rate of injury in each age group. ...Read more

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If feels as if the muscles in my arms are in big knots. They hurt all the time. What could this be?

If feels as if the muscles in my arms are in big knots. They hurt all the time. What could this be?

Severl possibilities: IF you can give us more information. In brief though muscles can go into spasm and feel tight. Causes of this are repetitive stress injury, tendonitis, radiculopathy, vitamin deficiency to name a few. It would be good to see a PMR or Neurologist for a EMG and labwork to evaluate these possibilities and have them consider treatment such as Physical therapy with active release. ...Read more

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It is sunday so there is no medical centres open but I have a lump in the arm which is sending a pain to my muscle it is kind of big and round 1week?

It is sunday so there is no medical centres open but I have a lump in the arm which is sending a pain to my muscle it is kind of big and round 1week?

Tender ?: Is it close to your axillary ? Tender and red !? If red and tender it is probably infection and needs drain . If just lump and no pain it's lipid cyst .. ...Read more

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If I do push-ups every week, why do I still not have big arms muscles?

If I do push-ups every week, why do I still not have big arms muscles?

Push ups: Will tone your shoulders and pecs and arms as well if you are looking for bigger biceps than you need to use dumbbells and do bicep curls. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to build chest muscle without getting your arms big?

Is there anyway to build chest muscle without getting your arms big?

Exercise...: Do exercises that are meant to increase the size and strength of the pectoral muscles (both pectoralis major and minor). This will enlarge the muscles of the chest much more so than the arms. ...Read more

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What muscles are in the arm?

What muscles are in the arm?

Many: Muscles of the arm include the biceps, triceps, brachioradialis, the extensor and flexors of all five digits, including my favorite, the extensor digiti minimi (the muscles that extends the pinkie finger.). ...Read more

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Best way to gain arm muscles?

Best way to gain arm muscles?

Chinning, dips &: Chins, straight, reverse, and wide grip are great for biceps as is standard curls. Triceps-pushups, incline pushups, hand-clap pushups, over head presses, dips, bench press. So many ways! these are the simplest! ...Read more

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Why are my arm muscles lumpy?

Lumps: Lumps in muscles can be caused by many reasons. Some common ones can be soft tissue growths, cysts, bony abnormalities, or fatty infiltration. If concerned, you should follow with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good ways to lose arm fat but not gain muscle?

There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be arm fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can tone your arms w standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. ...Read more

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