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What Muscles Do You Work In The Tree Pose
See below: If done with proper alignment, trikonasana (triangle pose) will work your hip extensors including buttock muscles and hamstrings, core abdominal and back muscles and provide an excellent stretch to your obliques. ...Read more
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
My choice: Would be circuit training, mix it up and you don't get bored either. If you don't know how to do it just ask the trainer. ...Read more
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
How do you reduce the size of your chest and fat in the chest area? Should I do purely cardio or weights? Will weights make me gain in that area?
Really, both.: Cardio would really be the way to burn fat from your body, including across the chest. Weight training exercise will shape the muscles of the chest underneath the fat but will also help you build lean, metabolically active muscle mass, which also helps you burn fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alternitive to run: obviously it depends on what you are trying to accomplish. For cardio swimming, biking , and fast walking work well. Weight training is good for body overall and can help greatly with weight loss. How about dancing or zumba? I think the key is finding something you like that you can stick with. ...Read more
All the gymnasts have nice thick legs. I can't quite do gymnastics so what other workouts can I do in the gym to get them?
You need to work: The muscles of your legs and calves. Any trainer or perhaps int he gym they have a diagram of the muscles in the legs and shows you exercises to strengthen those muscles. ...Read more
What to do at the gym to loose weight and strengthen lower back. I would like some guidance as to which machines to use at the gym?
Work with trainer: For questions about specific machines at the gym, work with a personal trainer at the gym. Set aside some time with him or her first to explain your needs (including your back issues if you have them). The trainer can create an overall exercise program to meet your goals. At first it's probably best to have some private workout sessions with him/her, so you know what you're doing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do or eat health wise that will help the adema in my legs due to the removal of lengthnodes in that area?
Lymphedemaspecialist: You have secondary lymphedema from the groin dissection, and using compression hose and seeing a lymphedema specialist (physical therapy dept) will help. See a phlebologist at www.Phlebology.Org for evaluation of venous system in legs as venous insufficiency contributes to the edema, and correcting that may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Rest: Usually rest and avoid lifting and bending will recover. If muscle is still tight you could try stretching exercise. ...Read more
What do you think of someone who springs work on you as you are walking out the door to see your family?
Inconsiderate, but: Probably not a medical disorder. If you feel you have an unfair boss or situation at work, you can talk to your human resources department. If you feel uncomfortable about asserting yourself in a calm & professional manner with a demanding boss, you may want to talk with a therapist to develop your confidence and conflict-management skills. ...Read more
False: "the bigger the muscles in the body, the more work your body has to do", is incorrect as they need less work , . ...Read more
Wrist strenght: Using clay or putty can help strengthen wrists. ...Read more
Balance and strength: Tree pose, or vrksasana, requires focus and balance as well as strength. It is a play between the grounded foot, calf and thigh and the bent leg. See http://www.Yogajournal.Com/poses/496 more information on this deceptively simple pose. ...Read more
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