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What is a good way to strengthen my lower back?

What is a good way to strengthen my lower back?

Exercises: I would recommend core exercises to strengthen the lower back and abdominal muscles which will help prevent reinjury to the affected area. I also believe that flexibility and weight control are very important factors with lower back injuries. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Whats a good way for me to slim down and get back in shape following the birth of my second child.?

Whats a good way for me to slim down and get back in shape following the birth of my second child.?

Simple !: Proper nutrition including fruits, vegetables and lean protein are important. Walking daily is a very healthy activity. Do not overdo it in an effort to slim down. Consider speaking with a certified personal trainer and a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to temporarily slim down my thighs? I have a dance completion this weekend, and i really want to lose a little jiggle in my legs.

Is there any way to temporarily slim down my thighs? I have a dance completion this weekend, and i really want to lose a little jiggle in my legs.

Undergarment: In such a short period of time, you could get form fitting leggings that will slim them. Nothing else really to suggest. Sorry. Would go to a good undergarment store. That might have something for you. ...Read more

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What is a good exercise to reduce my stomach fat?

What is a good exercise  to reduce my stomach fat?

3 things to do: First is obviously a balanced diet. Second--to gain muscle, you must do weight-bearing exercise/lifting/squatting etc... Third: fat around the waistline is tough to trim, so ab crunches/twists (kick-boxing is incredibly effective but tough to do). Slow, persistent/commitment is needed to build a well-balanced/healthy body. U are doing it for yourself, so take the time and do it well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to cut down a little lower belly fat?

What would be a good way to cut down a little lower belly fat?

Diet/exercise: Exercise your abdominal muscles. You lose fat by losing weight (3500 calories to the pound) but it is difficult to tell your body when to pull the fat from. Abdominal exercise can improve the muscles in your abdomen below the fat, and improve your physique. If you are overweight, you often are Insulin resistant, and the weight is stored in your abdomen. Otherwise liposuction will help. ...Read more

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What is a good way to strengthen my back or alleviate back pain?

What is a good way to strengthen my back or alleviate back pain?

Back workout: Take Naproxen (aleve) twice a day and rest until your pain is gone. Then try the balanced circuit training exercises shown here: http://youtu.Be/godiqsneusu. ...Read more

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I started putting on a lot of weight recently and my BMI is now moving towards obese side.. What is the best way to get back to normal and be healthy?

I started putting on a lot of weight recently and my BMI is now moving towards obese side.. What is the best way to get back to normal and be healthy?

It the same: As with anyone else: eat less and exercise more. You have to burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat in order to lose one pound. Make sure thyroid is normal. Don't fall prey to any of the tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is it good to join a gym to get rid of Belly fat or jogging is enough? My body is good but belly is bulged out and looks dirty. Gym or jog? Plz help

Is it good to join a gym to get rid of Belly fat or jogging is enough? My body is good but belly is bulged out and looks dirty. Gym or jog? Plz help

Neither is best!: Exercise helps, but low carb diets work best. By decreasing insulin, you get rid of abdominal fat. Selective exercise will help lose fat, but in no specific location. ...Read more

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Which is a good way to slim down thighs?

Which is a good way to slim down thighs?

Diet and exercise: Losing body fat through eating a healthy diet and physical activity is the best way to slim thighs. Weight loss will take place if the number of calories you burn exceeds the number that you consume. When you lose weight, a portion of the weight loss will be from your thighs. It is not possible to 'spot reduce' fat on on certain parts of your body, however. ...Read more

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What is an easy way for me to lose my thigh fat in a week?

What is an easy way for me to lose my thigh fat in a week?

Surgery: One week is not a reasonable amount of time to allow for significant fat loss. You can lose a few pounds, sometimes more in that short of a period of time, but much faster is not a realistic time frame. Try to be patient, set more reasonable goals, and celebrate your successes - weight loss is extremely difficult, but offers so many health benefits for those who are truly overweight. Good luck! ...Read more

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Whats a good way to excersize if your overweight with a bad knee pain and bad back?

Whats a good way to excersize if your overweight with a bad knee pain and bad back?

See details: You are 36 years old and already offering limitations and reasons why you cannot exercise. Do aerobics especially swimming or cycling, start with a structured resistance program, segregating body parts (legs one day, arms another day, etc). Start with low weights and increase as tolerated. Use machines rather than free weights because they provide better stability while exercising. ...Read more

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My age is 17 and weight is 45.My body is weak.How can I increase my weight.Suggest me diet for and also tell how to to good loocking.

My age is 17 and weight is 45.My body is weak.How can I increase my weight.Suggest me diet for and also tell how to to good loocking.

If no illness, eat..: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for the body and mind. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help increase one's body mass. Do pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, etc. ...Read more

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What is a good and guaranteed way to build up muscle on your arms and abdominals?

What is a good and guaranteed way to build up muscle on your arms and abdominals?

Weight Training: A weight training program of progressive resistence is the best way to add muscle. There are a variety of great exercises to target the areas you are interested in improving. Seek out a good local personal trainer to get you started safely. ...Read more

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What is a good way to loose weight when mobility is limited? I need to lose weight to ease pain in my back and knees but can't excercise.

What is a good way to loose weight when  mobility is limited? I need to lose weight to ease pain in my back and knees but can't excercise.

Diet/water aerobics : Not sure how limited u are in your mobility but water aerobics/ and or swimming can help u shed calories without aggravating your knee/ back.A good idea is to visit a dietician for assistance in your dieting . Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose belly fat and what should my work out routine be?

Is there a way to lose belly fat and what should my work out routine be?

Belly fat: Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to tone up my lower abs in a few weeks?

Please describe a good way to tone up my lower abs in a few weeks?

Information: Best way is sit ups. Start slow and work up in number. Exercise frequently and keep a chart. Onc you reach your goal. Do maintenance at least three times a week. ...Read more

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I want to go back to my old weight after childbirth. What is a quick way?

I want to go back to my old weight after childbirth. What is a quick way?

Best + quickest way: For new mothers who want something quick, free, healthful for baby, satisfying for all, there is only one "weight loss" method that will do all that: breastfeeding. Consider taking a prenatal class or meeting with a lactation consultant or OB to find out about the technique and all the benefits including losing weight. ...Read more

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What to if I am injured and can not workout. What is the best way to lose my belly fat fast?

What to if I am injured and can not workout. What is the best way to lose my belly fat fast?

Nothing fast: You cannot lose weight fast by fasting and inactivity, plus you will tend to lose the wrong weight--being muscle mass. There should be some activity you can do to burn calories while making a conscious effort to eat less calories. The calories expended > ingested rule still applies. ...Read more